Richland Soil and Water

Board Supervisors

Brian Alt — Jackson Township — Black Fork Watershed — Chairman

Kyle Bailey  Sharon Township Black Fork Watershed — Secretary

Fred Cooke Plymouth Township Black Fork Watershed — Treasurer

Lanny Hopkins  Jackson Township Black Fork Watershed — At Large

David Krichbaum — Jackson Township Black Fork Watershed — Vice Chairman

The Richland Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors are publicly elected by a special general election held during the District’s annual celebration (generally held in the fall.) Each Supervisor is elected to three-year terms as public officials and serve without pay. The Board of Supervisors create an annual and long-term plan of operation that protects the District’s vision.

The Board meets the third Tuesday of every month at 6:00 p.m. at the Longview Center, 1495 W. Longview Ave, Suite 205B, Mansfield and meetings are open to the public. The public is encouraged to contact Erica Thomas, District Administrator, for scheduling their time at the meeting and to obtain the district board packet of action items.


Erica Thomas — District Administrator

Dan Herrold —  Urban District Technician

Theresa Sutter — Community Relations Coordinator

Matt Wallace  Agriculture District Technician

USDA-NRCS  (United States Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources Conservation Service)

Jason Ruhl — District Conservationist