Johnson County Soil and Water Conservation District


Our mission is to clear our water by treating every acre with respect.


Our vision is a conservation partnership that provides leadership for the enhancement of Johnson County's natural resources and quality of life.

We see a county where our agricultural heritage, continued urbanization and production agriculture coexist in an environmentally and economically sustainable way.

We see a balanced landscape where productive land and natural resources are protected, restored and thriving.

Soil Commissioners

Delores Sedlacek (re-elected November 2014)
Nathan Moore (re-elected November 2012)
Jody Bailey (appointed January 2015)
Ed Ruppenkamp (re-elected November 2014)
Alex Schmidt (re-elected November 2012)

Assistant Commissioners




Our Team

Wendell Jones, District Conservationist, NRCS

VACANT, State Secretary, IDALS

Stacie Lowe, Soil Conservationist, NRCS

Stephen Jerkins, Soil Technician, NRCS

Dan Mahoney, Soil Technician, NRCS

Amy Bouska, Urban Conservationist, IDALS

Kate Giannini, Soil & Water Conservation Coordinator, Johnson County Planning, Development and Sustainability

Megan Jorgensen, District Tech/Admin. Ast.

John Rathbun, Clear Creek Watershed Project Coordinator

Tara Cullison, District Intern



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