Board of Directors
Board Member Position Description
Board meeting dates are listed on events page.
At the ECD there are a variety of volunteer opportunities available. No matter your interests or abilities − if you care about our soil and water quality we can use your help!
Below is a list of areas in which volunteers could be of assistance. If any of these appeal to you, or if you have another idea of how you can help out, the first step to becoming a volunteer is to contact our office at 517/543-1512, ext. 5.
Volunteering at the Eaton Conservation District is a great way to help your community. We’re always looking for more people!
Sue Spagnuolo, Executive Director:
Sue was hired as the Executive Director of the Eaton Conservation District in March 2016. She originally joined the District in December 2013 as the part-time Bookkeeper. Originally from Grand Ledge, she has lived in Clinton County for 18 yrs. Recently “retired” from farming, Sue was a MAEAP verified grade A goat dairy and Farmstead cheese producer. She was also a member of MIFMA (Michigan Farmers Market Association), served as Secretary on the board of directors, and was a member of the Organizational Development Committee. She has been involved in the Horse and Beef Industry for 38 yrs. Sue attended Findlay College, Findlay, Ohio for Equestrian Studies and has an Associate Degree from Lansing Community College. firstname.lastname@example.org
Jennifer Hunnell, State Arbor Day Outreach Coordinator:
Jennifer joined the Eaton Conservation District in October 2011 as the Program Coordinator for the Michigan Arbor Day Alliance, planning the State Arbor Day Celebration in Lansing annually as well as all associated tree plantings. She also coordinates outreach efforts through the Michigan Water Stewardship website and the 5th Grade Arbor Day Poster Contest. Jennifer grew up in Dimondale, MI and graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Management. email@example.com
Jay Korson, MAEAP Technician:
Jay joined the Eaton Conservation District in July 2016 as the Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) Technician. Prior to joining the Eaton CD he worked at the Shiawassee Conservation District, and most recently for the Maryland Department of Agriculture. Jay grew up on a small farm in the Haslett area and attended Michigan State University, where he received a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Economics and Policy. firstname.lastname@example.org
Conservation Technical Assistance Initiative (CTAI) Specialist:
Info coming soon!
Tim Redder, USDA-NRCS District Conservationist:
Tim Redder started in Eaton County in July 2010. Previously Tim has worked as a Soil Conservationist in Clinton County and most recently as the Wetlands Reserve Program Coordinator at the USDA NRCS state office. Tim has worked for NRCS for over 5 years. He has a degree in Natural Resources Management and grew up working on the family farm in Newaygo County. email@example.com
Jeremiah Ferguson, USDA-NRCS Farm Bill Assistant:
Jeremiah has worked in Eaton County since his retirement in May of 2015 from the U.S. Army. He conducts contract processing and reviews for Allegan, Barry, Clinton, Eaton, Ottawa, and Van Buren counties. Jeremiah has an Associate’s degree and Bachelor's in Business Management from University of Maryland University College. He grew up and resides with his family in Jackson County. Jeremiah.firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael Lebron, USDA-NRCS Soil Conservationist:
Michael started in Eaton county in October 2016. Prior to that he worked as a Soil Conservationist student trainee in Antrim and Kalkaska counties and San Sebastian county, Puerto Rico. Michael has a Bachelor's Degree in Horticulture from the University of Puerto Rico Rico Mayaguez. email@example.com
There are no employment opportunities at this time.
Eaton Conservation District is an equal opportunity employer and provider