The District Operations Committee’s duties shall be to encourage, assist and promote effective and efficient operations by Soil and Water Conservation Districts in North Carolina; to deal with internal operating issues facing District officials; to promote the programs and accomplishments of Soil and Water Conservation Districts;  to act as the Association’s primary liaison with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service’s, NC Division of Soil and Water Conservation’s, and other agencies’ programs in technical assistance to districts; to develop policy on district operating issues for consideration by the Association; to operate a Subcommittee on Public Relations from within its membership; to deal with specific promotional activities of the Association and its membership; to promote and enhance relations with local, state and federal agencies, organizations and the general public.

The 2021 chair person for District Operations Committee is Gwen Minton of the Wilkes SWCD.