Refer to the Seminole Soil and Water Conservation District By-Laws for specific responsibilities for each Supervisor.
The Chairperson presides over meetings and is the Primary Representative of the Soil and Water Board.
The Vice-Chair assumes the duties of the Chair when the Chair is absent and will succeed in the role of Chair in the event that the Chair resigns. Serves as Chairperson for special programs.
The Treasurer is responsible for the financial records and budget of the SSWCD.
The Secretary is responsible for maintaining an accurate set of records of meetings and filing records to the Supervisor of Elections and the Office of Agricultural Policy.
The Public Relations Officer is responsible for publicizing official documents and announcements of the SSWCD.
Associate Supervisors: are appointed by the Board and assist Board Members with current and ongoing outreach programs.
The Seminole Soil and Water Conservation District is made up of 5 elected officials who volunteer their time to provide the best land and water use management practices that will conserve, improve, and sustain the natural environment of Seminole County.
We are an independent state agency that is responsible for carrying out a variety of natural resource stewardship programs here in Seminole County. The Seminole Soil and Water Conservation District serves all of Seminole County in the area of the conservation and stewardship of our natural resources. Board supervisors are elected and run county-wide, they serve staggered 4-year terms.
The Board of County Commissioners is the legislative branch of county government and individual Commissioners serve as both legislative officers and fiscal representatives of the County. Acting in good faith and within their statutory authority, the Commissioners have wide discretion.
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services governs Soil and Water Conservation Districts and publishes the Florida Soil and Water Conservation Handbook which lists the state requirements and responsibilities in more detail. UF/IFAS also has a document outlining our responsibilities: Handbook of Florida Water Regulation: Soil and Water Conservation Districts