Board And Staff

 2024 Board of Supervisors and Staff

Chair – Mitch Michaud

Mitch, a retired forester, and man of many hats, actively serves our community in a variety of ways. He is often found off in the woods surveying forests, helping land owners with tree trouble, or out on a fishing boat. A wealth of knowledge and good spirits…we will let him share the rest.

Member – Steve Albers

Steve arrived to Alaska in 1987 on a canoe trip and never left. His passion for farming and gardening are infectious and he is an invaluable asset to our region. He enjoys trying new practices and using innovative ideas on his farm, Dandelion Acres, in Kenai. A farmer since his youth in California, he is always seen doing something in the dirt while he continues to learn and share with others.

Member – Linda Mitchell

Linda and her family moved to Alaska recently in an effort to do good work for our communities. Her and her family have a passion for our lands and are active in efforts to ensure they are used responsibly. She enjoys an active lifestyle that includes, hiking, camping, and taking in the scenery. Linda has experience in public land development and planning and her knowledge and experience is an asset to the district.

Member – Jennifer Hester

Jennifer has a history of doing valuable work with invasive species and habitat protection in our region. A long time resident, Jen shares a passion for conservation and our Kenai Peninsula lands specifically. A kind spirit and big smile will help you recognize her at public meetings and events. She enjoys the outdoors and it shows.

Member – Bob May

Bob May and his wife Dot own a beautiful lodge on the Kasilof River and have a passion for preserving the land and helping others do the like. Bob has an array of experiences under his belt, including years as a privately contracted pilot. Ask him for a story and he is happy to share. Dot is a very talented artist and generous to share her passion and listen to others.

District Manager – Andrew Carmichael

District ConservationistUSDA

Meg Mueller is the District Conservationist in the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service Kenai Field Office.  USDA-NRCS has been a partner in conservation with local SWCD’s since the 1930’s Dust Bowl days, beginning as the Soil Erosion Service.  For more information on the history of SWCDs and the federal partner please read The Worst Hard Time, by Timothy Egan.  Meg has worked with NRCS since 1998.  USDA-NRCS Kenai and Anchorage Field Offices, 110 Trading Bay Drive, Suite 160, Kenai, AK 99611, 907-283-USDA (8732) x100