Board And Staff

 2022 Board of Supervisors and Staff

Chair – Mitch Michaud, Soldotna

Vice Chair – Larry Marsh, Kasilof

A retired Fish and Game biologist, Larry raises hay and horses in Kasilof.  Larry and his wife, Carol, also volunteer as inspectors in the District’s Certified Weed-Free Forage program. Larry served on the District board from 2011 to 2014 and returned in 2016.  Larry:  “I’m serving on the District board because I believe in Alaska and the future of agriculture in Alaska.  The work of the District provides an opportunity to support the efforts of Kenai Peninsula farmers to grow wholesome, locally produced food in a sustainable manner.”

At-Large Member – Steve Albers, Kenai

Steve is a third generation California farmer who came to Alaska on a canoe trip in 1987 and never left.  Steve’s has been growing healthy soil and practicing low input agriculture at his Kenai-area farm, Dandelion Acres, for nearly 15 years. Steve joined the District board in 2011 to help build a community of successful farmers.

District Manager – Tiffany Brand

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