Staff & Board
The Board is the governing body of the Portage SWCD. It is made up of five local volunteer community members that serve staggered, three year terms. Our District staff is made up by a District Cordinator, Storm Water Engineer, Stormwater Educator, a District Education Technician, and a Program Assistant. The NRCS members of the office include a District conservationist, a Resource Conservationist, a Civil Engineering Technician, and an ACES employee. .
Meet your local SWCD officials!
Featured from left to right: Fred Rodenbucher- Secretary, Beth Padisak- Fiscal Agent, Zach Alger-Board Chairman, Kenneth Rufener- Vice-President, and Tony Heppe - Treasurer.
Soil & Water Conservation District Staff
James Bierlair: District Coordinator
Eric Long: Storm Water Engineer
Lynn Vogel: Storm Water Educator
Taylor Hillyer: District Education Technician
Marybeth Willett: Program Assistant
USDA: Natural Resources Conservation Services Staff
Kara MacDowell: District Conservationist
Dee Waters: Resource Conservationist
Troy Smith: Civil Engineering Technician
Ed Moon: ACES Employee