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
John Bauer, Conservation Technical Assistance Initiative (CTAI) Specialist:
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. 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
The Eaton Conservation District is currently seeking a Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) Technician. The MAEAP Technician will be responsible for the delivery of MAEAP through on-farm technical assistance, using farm specific risk assessments, education and conservation plan development to implement practices and coordinate local, state, and federal agency resources to help reduce identified environmental risks and make progress toward MAEAP verification.
Application Deadline: October 5, 2017, Send cover letter, resume and list of 3 references to: Eaton Conservation District, 551 Courthouse Dr., Ste 3, Charlotte, MI 48813 Attn: Sue Spagnuolo or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
MAEAP Program Technician Position Description
Contact Sue Spagnuolo at 517-543-1512 x 5 or email@example.com if you have any questions.
Eaton Conservation District is an equal opportunity employer and provider