Board of Director Positions Open for Election

The Clackamas SWCD Board of Directors has representatives from 5 zones and 2 at-large positions.

The Clackamas SWCD Board of Directors has representatives from 5 zones and 2 at-large positions.

Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will have four Board of Director positions open for election on November 8, 2022. The positions open include:

Zone 1 representing Boring, Sandy, and our northeast county area
Zone 4 representing Molalla and southwest Clackamas County

Zone 5  representing Estacada and central/east Clackamas County
At-Large 2 representing the entire county

View a map of director zones and learn about our current board of directors.

Board of Director Election Requirements and Eligibility

According to Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) 568.560(3) Director Requirements and Eligibility, there are two types of director positions available on local SWCD boards; zone and at -large positions. Check with the Clackamas SWCD office to determine if you are eligible for an at -large position or a zone position. ODA will review the information provided on the Declaration of Candidacy form to ensure the candidate qualifies for the position.

A. At-large director requirements:

  • Must reside within the boundaries of the conservation district; and
  • Be a registered voter.
    There are no land ownership or management requirements for at-large positions.

B. Zone director requirements: two options are available to an individual.

Option #1:

  • Own or manage 10 or more acres of land in the district by:

a) Reside within the zone that is represented, and own or manage 10 or more acres in the conservation district boundaries; or
b) Reside within the conservation district boundaries, and own or manage 10 or more acres within the zone that is being represented.

  • Be involved in the active management of the property.
  • Reside within the boundaries of the district.
  • Be a registered voter.

OR

Option #2:

  • Reside within the zone that is represented.
  • Have served at least one year as a director or associate director of a district.
  • Have a conservation plan approved by the district.
  • Be a registered voter.

Certified Petition for Nomination Signature Sheet and Declaration of Candidacy must be submitted to the ODA Grants Administrative Officer between 8:00 a.m. on July 21, 2022, and 5:00 p.m. on August 30, 2022. The preferred method to submit is by email to Sandi Hiatt at [email protected] Forms may be submitted in person at the ODA office in Salem. Email or call Sandi Hiatt at 971-301-3605 for an appointment.

Petition for Nomination Signature Sheet and Additional Information

To learn more about the Soil and Water Conservation District election process and to download all required forms, please go to the Oregon Department of Agriculture website.

Download the 2022 Candidate Packet for SWCD Director Elections Below

 

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