In October 2019, the SWCD Board of Directors formed several subcommittees. The following are general preliminary descriptions of the scope of each board committee, along with the board members who comprise each committee.

These committees may propose policies or positions for board consideration and approval.

In addition to the board members listed below, Frank Kugel (Executive Director) participates in each committee. Other staff, consultants, and legal counsel may participate upon request of a particular committee.

Strategic Planning Committee

Members: Jenny Russell, Don Schwindt,  Charlie Smith, Bob Wolff

This committee will be charged with drafting the related planning documents and assigning portions of the strategic plan to various committees for drafting.

Finance Committee

Members: JR Ford, David Guilliams, Jenny Russell, Bob Wolff

This committee will consider finance-related topics, including long- and short-term District financial goals, investment priorities and vehicles, audit, and budget, among others. This committee will also draft a travel reimbursement policy for staff and the board.

Litigation Committee

Members: Jenny Russell, Charlie Smith, Bob Wolff

This committee will consider items related to the District’s litigation priorities.

Outreach Committee

Members: Rusty Hinger, Don Schwindt, Bob Wolff

This committee will consider items related to the District’s strategies and tools for public education and engagement.

Personnel Committee

Members: JR Ford, David Guilliams, Jenny Russell, Bob Wolff

This committee will consider items related to District personnel policies and issues.