Our mission is to bring people, government agencies, and private interests together to manage the natural resources and environmental challenges of Delaware County and the state of Ohio.


The Delaware Soil & Water Conservation District, located in Delaware County, Ohio, is an independent subdivision of the state of Ohio and governed by a locally elected Board of Supervisors. The District, associated with the Ohio Department of Agriculture-Division of Soil and Water Conservation, receives funding with local tax dollars that are matched by the state.


Board of Supervisors (Public-elected officials)


The Board of Supervisors meets monthly and the 2019 schedule will be as follows:

January 15 at 5 pm

February 19 at 7 pm

March 19 at 7 pm

April 16 at 7 pm


May 21 at 7 pm

June 18 at 7 pm

July 16 at 7 pm

August 20 at 7 pm


September 24 at 7 pm

October 15 at 7 pm

November 19 at 7 pm

December 17 at 7 pm


Board members Steve Sheets, Sue Cunningham, Dan Lane, Mike Hope, Ted Colflesh

Board of Supervisors, from left:  Steve Sheets, Sue Cunningham, Dan Lane, Mike Hope, Ted Colflesh.

Delaware Soil & Water Conservation District Staff


Scott Stephens, District Administrator

Bonnie Dailey, Deputy Administrator


Susan Kuba, Fiscal Services Coordinator

Kim Marshall, Communication Specialist

Erin Wolfe, Outreach Coordinator


Bret Bacon, Conservation Services Coordinator

Daniel Barr, Resource Conservationist

Rebecca Longsmith, Resource Conservationist/GIS Technician

Bob Sherman, Resource Conservationist


Matt Lanum, Drainage Maintenance Field Supervisor

Cody Beery, Drainage Maintenance Technician

Joe Eads, Drainage Maintenance Technician

Mike Hollingsworth, Drainage Maintenance Technician

Joey Hurford, Drainage Maintenance Technician

Jason Vaughn, Drainage Maintenance Technician

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Staff


Denise Shafer, District Conservationist


Kubota brand, orange tractor