EatonCounty are utilized? If so Eaton Conservation District wants you! Eaton Conservation District is looking for people to serve on its Board of Directors who share a commitment to natural resource issues. Individuals serving on the board enjoy a unique volunteer experience and gain an opportunity to make a positive contribution to our community. To be eligible you must be a resident of Eaton County over 18.
An ideal candidate for the board would have good organizational skills, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to be flexible. Eaton Conservation will consider individuals from all segments of the community and from every corner of Eaton County. An excellent background would be a person from business, education, journalism, grant
writing, fundraising, agriculture, natural resources, land use or any combination thereof.
A Conservation District is a local unit of state
government with the responsibility to carry out a program of natural resources
conservation and encourage wise land management.
Directors are locally elected public officials who are responsible for
operation and management of the Conservation District.
Duties and responsibilities
- Serve a Four year term
- Attend and participate at board monthly meetings and functions
- Cooperate with fellow board members in establishing District policies
- Assistance in fundraising
- Participate in developing annual plans of work
- Serve as District spokesperson by representing the District at public functions and at functions related to natural resource conservation activities
The board member election will take place at the Eaton Conservation District’s annual meeting held in January 2013. Nominating petitions need to be submitted with 5 resident signatures by November 28th at 4:30pm.
For more information contact the District Office at 517-543-5848 ext 5. E-mail inquiries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.