Soil & Water recruiting candidates for the Board of Supervisors


The Board is actively seeking interested, conservation-minded leaders to continue the mission of promoting conservation of natural resources through local leadership, education and technical assistance.  The Supervisors, elected by county residents and landowners, help chart the course for soil and water conservation and natural resources management in Licking County.  The Board also provides supervision to the District Administrator, oversight of fiscal decisions and technical expertise.  Information on programs and services can be found here:

The Board is composed of representatives from agricultural and urban backgrounds, educators and technical experts serving a three-year term as unpaid public officials.  The two Board members elected will begin their service term on January 1, 2021.

 2020 Board members:

Ron Thompson, Chair

John Wagy, Vice Chair

Bill Goodman, Secretary/Treasurer

Seth Dobbelaer, Fiscal Agent

Mamie Hollenback, Member

The Board meets monthly at the Agricultural Service Center, 771 East Main Street, Newark, Ohio 43055 typically on the second Wednesday of the month at 4:30 pm.  The public is welcome via zoom for the remainder of 2020, so please join us for an upcoming meeting to learn about our organization.

 The deadline for submitting a Candidate Information Form is September 11, 2020.

If you have any questions regarding the becoming a candidate or the election process, please contact Kristy Hawthorne at 740-670-5330 or

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