The Lorain Soil & Water Conservation District provides leadership in a partnership effort to help people conserve, maintain and improve the natural resources and environment in Lorain County.
42110 Russia Road
Elyria, OH 44035-6813
Board of Supervisors
Will Schlechter – Chairman
Jessica Duplaga – Vice Chairman
John Hadgis – Secretary
John Grills – Treasurer
Lawry Babitt – Member
Lorain Soil & Water Conservation District Board members are Ohio public officials just like the governor, mayors, and township trustees. The Board of Supervisors is the governing body for the district as prescribed in the Ohio Revised Code, Chapter 1515. There are five board members; must be 18 years old or older and reside in the district. Supervisor elections are held every year for a three-year term. The Board of Supervisors are dedicated local volunteers. This is not a paid position.
Lynne Parsh – Administrative Assistant
Livia Raulinaitis – Urban Erosion & Stormwater Specialist
USDA – Natural Resources Conservation Service
Derrick Harmon – District Conservationist for Lorain & Medina counties
Drew DeMatteo – Soil Conservationist
February 25, 2018
The Lorain SWCD Board of Supervisors meet the 4th Wednesday of each month at 8:30 a.m. at the Lorain SWCD office. The annual meeting is held in September. All meetings are open for public attendance. Meeting times are subject to change. Please contact the District office for times and agenda.