Board of Directors
Chautauqua County Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Directors
The Secretary/Assistant Treasurer and the District Staff report to the Chautauqua County Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Directors.
Fred Croscut, Chairman – Farm Bureau Representative
Allen Peterson, Vice Chairman – Grange Representative
Bruce Kidder, Treasurer – At Large Representative
Frank Gould III – County Legislator
Lisa Vanstrom – County Legislator
Chautauqua County Soil & Water Conservation District Staff Directory
David Spann – District Field Manager & WQCC Contact
Ext. 117 DSpann@soilwater.org
Cassandra Pinkoski – Grant Specialist
Ext. 116 CPinkoski@soilwater.org
Greg Kolenda – District Field Technician
Ext. 118 GKolenda@soilwater.org
Melissa Mee – Secretary/Assistant Treasurer
Ext. 102 MMee@soilwater.org
NRCS Jamestown Field Office Directory
Robert Nothdurft – Resource Conservationist
Ext. 114 Robert.Nothdurft@ny.usda.gov
Anna Emke-Walker – Soil Conservationist
Ext. 119 Anna.Emke-Walker@ny.usda.gov
The mission of the Chautauqua County Soil and Water Conservation District is to provide leadership in natural resource conservation and implementation of soil and water Best Management Practices.
The Chautauqua County Soil & Water Conservation District is directed by a Board of Directors who elect a Chairman, Vice Chairman, and a Vice Treasurer. The Secretary acts as the Secretary and Assistant Treasurer. All five members of the Board are appointed by Chautauqua County Legislature. Two members are representatives from the County Legislature. One representative is from the Grange, one is from the Farm Bureau, and one is At-Large. The Board of Directors directs the activities of the Chautauqua County Soil and Water Conservation District staff. District staff are responsible for the implementation of the District’s programming and are held accountable for all actions carried out by the Chautauqua County Soil & Water Conservation District
Regular meetings of the Chautauqua County Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Directors typically are held the third Wednesday of each month at Bemus Point United Methodist Church located at 4954 Bemus-Ellery Road #9739, Bemus Point, NY 14712. Contact Chautauqua County Soil & Water Conservation District by phone (716-664-2351 Ext. 102) or email (Chaut-Co@soilwater.org) if you are interested in attending so that attendance numbers can be recorded and so that you can be provided with COVID-19 safety protocol meeting guidelines, the room location and parking instructions. The public is invited to attend.
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