OUR MISSION

The Mission of the Oceana Conservation District is to promote conservation, stewardship and sustainable use of the natural resources in Oceana County, through landowner assistance and education.

History

The Oceana Conservation District is a legal entity of state government organized under provisions of Act 297 (Public Acts of 1937) as amended. It was established in1972 by Public Referendum and was the last Conservation District established in the State of Michigan. A five member locally elected Board of Directors develops policy and conducts  programs within the District, which covers all of Oceana County.


STAFF DIRECTORY

  Suzie Knoll Executive Director (231) 861-5600 Ext. 3002 suzie.knoll@macd.org

 

Suzie Knoll
Executive Director
(231) 861-5600 Ext. 3002
suzie.knoll@macd.org

  Michael Paling District Forester (231) 861-5600 Ext. 3005 michael.paling@macd.org

 

Michael Paling
District Forester
(231) 861-5600 Ext. 3005
michael.paling@macd.org

  Lynda Herremans MAEAP Technician (231) 861-5600 Ext. 3006 lynda.herremans@mi.nacdnet.net

 

Lynda Herremans
MAEAP Technician
(231) 861-5600 Ext. 3006
lynda.herremans@mi.nacdnet.net

  Adam Chandler Conservation Technician (231) 861-5600 Ext. 3004 adam.chandler@macd.org

 

Adam Chandler
Conservation Technician
(231) 861-5600 Ext. 3004
adam.chandler@macd.org

NRCS Cooperators

  Mark Kelly District Conservationist (231) 861-5600 Ext. 3003 mark.kelly@mi.usda.gov

 

Mark Kelly
District Conservationist
(231) 861-5600 Ext. 3003
mark.kelly@mi.usda.gov

  Dayna McCoy Soil Conservationist (231) 861-5600 Ext. 3007 dayna.mccoy@mi.usda.gov

 

Dayna McCoy
Soil Conservationist
(231) 861-5600 Ext. 3007
dayna.mccoy@mi.usda.gov

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Eric Herrygers, Chairman
Phone: (231) 742-0442

Caleb Coulter, Vice Chair
Phone: (231) 861-2328

Kathryn Carter, Sec/Treas
Phone: (231) 861-2654

Timothy Vinke, Member
Phone: (231) 923-0239

Chris Crosby, Member
Phone: (231) 873-2573

Monthly Board Meetings are on the second Tuesday of each month at 8:30 a.m. at the District Office, unless posted otherwise. Meetings are open to the pubic and anyone is welcome!