Jackson County Events – Do you have a love for the land? Are you interested in influencing how conservation programs in Jackson County are utilized? If so Jackson County Conservation District wants you! Jackson County Conservation District is looking for people to serve on its Board of Supervisors 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 Jackson County.
An ideal candidate for the board would have good organizational skills, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to be flexible. An excellent background would be a person from agriculture, business, education, journalism, grant writing, fundraising, natural resources, land use or any combination thereof.
Duties and responsibilities include:
Serve a three year term
Attend and participate at board monthly meetings and functions
Cooperate with fellow board members in establishing District policies
Assist in fundraising
Participate in developing annual and long range plans of work
Serve as District spokesperson by representing the District at public functions and at functions related to natural resource conservation activities
Persons interested in serving as a district supervisor may obtain and submit an application at the Jackson County Conservation District’s office located in the USDA Agriculture Service Center at 2345 South Broad St., Suite A, in Scottsboro, or they may call (256) 574-1005, ext. 3 for additional information. Selection of the new board member is expected to be completed within a few months.
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.
Members now serving on the Jackson County Conservation District Board of Supervisors are Phillip Thompson, Chairman; Larry Dean, Vice-chairman; Linda Shrader, Secretary / Treasurer; Billy Stephenson and Jerry Barton. Read More