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SWC Commission - Supervisor Training Committee

By recommendation of the North Carolina Soil & Water Conservation Commission (Commission), the North Carolina Association of Soil & Water Conservation Districts (Association), and the North Carolina Division of Soil & Water Conservation (Division), the North Carolina General Assembly passed Session Law 2013-113 stating:

  SECTION 5.(a) G.S. 139-4(d) reads as rewritten:
    "(d) In addition to the duties and powers hereinafter conferred upon the Soil and Water Conservation Commission, it shall have the following duties and powers:
    (13) To establish a training program required for all district supervisors."
  SECTION 5.(b) Article 1 of Chapter 139 of the General Statues is amended by adding a new section to read:
    139-7.2. Training of elective and appointive district supervisors.
    (a) All district supervisors, whether elected or appointed, shall complete a minimum of six clock hours of training annually.
    (b) The training shall include soil, water, and natural resources conservation and the duties and responsibilities of district supervisors.
    (c) The training may be provided by the School of Government at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, or other qualified sources as approved by the Soil and Water Conservation Commission."
Committee Membership

To implement this new Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor (Supervisor) training requirement, Commission Chair John Langdon appointed a special committee to develop the education program's structure and guidelines. This committee meets regularly to develop ideas for Commission consideration.  If you have any issues you would like the committee to address, please contact any of the members listed below.

John Langdon, Committee Chair Soil and Water Conservation Commission Chair
Ben Knox Commission Vice Chair and Association President
Bryan Evans Executive Director, Association
Vernon Cox Division Director, Division of Soil and Water Conservation
David Williams Deputy Director, Division of Soil and Water Conservation
Kristina Fischer Eastern Region Coordinator, Division of Soil and Water Conservation


Next Meeting: Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 1:00pm

NCDA&CS Division of Soil & Water Conservation, Vernon Cox, Director
Mailing Address: 1614 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1614
Physical Address: 216 West Jones Street, Raleigh North Carolina 27603
Phone: 919.707.3770

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