Request for Proposal-Auditing Services...

Feb 16, 2017 by

The Washington Association of Conservation Districts (WACD), a 501(c)(6) business association, invites proposals for the auditing and related financial services by close of business on 3/1/2017. Please see this link for more information: RFP Audit...

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Agenda Feb 13, 2017 Board Meeting...

Feb 10, 2017 by

Please review our 2017 WACD Legislative Days Feb 13 draft Board Meeting agenda...

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Looking for NW and SE Area Director...

Feb 8, 2017 by

Vacancies on Board of Directors – Area Directors Needed in NW and SE There are currently two vacant positions on the WACD Board of Directors – both being Area Director positions. As you may know, we have a total of 6 areas (SE, NE, SC, NC, NW, SW) each with two directors per area.  One of the SE Area Director positions has been vacant for at least the past 6 months. The process to fill that position is set in the SE Area bylaws which provide that the WACD shall fill the position upon a recommendation by the Area Executive Committee (comprised now of Columbia CD’s Chair, Vice Chair, and Sec-Treasurer, and Palouse CD’s Chair). If you are interested in being considered for the vacant SE Area Director position, please send an email indicating your interest in being nominated to...

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Skagit CD Hiring Manger Due: Feb 17th...

Feb 8, 2017 by

Skagit Conservation District District Manager Hiring For more information please click here:...

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2017 Legislative Days

Feb 7, 2017 by

Monday, February 13: There will be Board meetings that day for those involved and interested at the Hotel RL. 9:30 -11 am WACD Executive Committee Meeting. Noon – 5 pm WACD Board of Director’s Meeting in the Pine Room at Hotel RL. A Working Lunch will be available for Board members and required staff in attendance. Lunch for guests will be on their own. 6:30 pm-We will have a No-Host Dinner Event for those who RSVP’d to attend with an excellent dinner menu to choose from at Mercato’s (Map to Location) This is a good “warm-up” session for those who would prefer to head to the Hill bright and early Tuesday, February 14th. Tuesday, February 14: This is the main day that we head to “the Hill” for our meetings with Legislators. 7:00-8:00 am:...

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New Executive Director

Jun 30, 2016 by

On behalf of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of WACD, I am pleased to announce that Robert (Bob) Schroeter will be our new Executive Director, beginning July 18th. In the interview process, Bob’s answers revealed someone with the leadership, organizational and legislative skills, along with a calm, professional demeanor, that will no doubt be valuable in moving the Association forward. Before the Search Committee and the Board of Directors, Bob demonstrated that he is engaged, decisive, strategic, a quick study on issues, collaborative, compassionate and understanding, professional, a leader. Bob has over 20 years of experience in law and government relations. His background includes experience as an assistant attorney general, municipal counsel, corporate government affairs director, and a division director for a state agency responsible for operational support. He has provided legal...

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