New Executive Director

Jun 30, 2016 by

On behalf of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of WACD, I am pleased to announce that Robert (Bob) Schroeter will be our new Executive Director, beginning July 18th. In the interview process, Bob’s answers revealed someone with the leadership, organizational and legislative skills, along with a calm, professional demeanor, that will no doubt be valuable in moving the Association forward. Before the Search Committee and the Board of Directors, Bob demonstrated that he is engaged, decisive, strategic, a quick study on issues, collaborative, compassionate and understanding, professional, a leader. Bob has over 20 years of experience in law and government relations. His background includes experience as an assistant attorney general, municipal counsel, corporate government affairs director, and a division director for a state agency responsible for operational support. He has provided legal...

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Working Effectively with American Indians Training...

May 19, 2016 by

The Working Effectively with American Indians training is hosted by the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service, the Washington Association of Conservation Districts and the Stillaguamish and Tulalip Tribes.  In this week-long course, participates will enjoy learning from local tribal representatives and NRCS employees from across the country who have many years of experience working with tribal nations.  The training will be August 15 – 19, 2016 at the Stillaguamish Indian Reservation, Arlington, WA.  Registration...

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NACD Grant Opportunity

May 17, 2016 by

NACD has partnered with NRCS to award $50,000 grants for up to 20 districts. Grant funds are designed for urban agriculture conservation technical assistance activities in districts with developed or predominantly developing land use along with a special emphasis on underserved communities and food deserts.  NACD is now accepting project proposals as directed in the RFP through June 30, 2016. Please contact Debra Bogar with any...

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Legislative Days Follow-Up

Mar 29, 2016 by

Legislative Days Follow-Up

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Board of Directors Meeting – February 22, 2016...

Feb 11, 2016 by

February 22, 2016 – Fir Ballroom, Red Lion Hotel, Olympia, WA. Meeting is from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m –...

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WACD Business Meeting

Nov 23, 2015 by

December 2, 2015  – Doubletree by Hilton Spokane City Center. Meeting is from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Salon V – WACD Business Meeting...

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