Congratulations Rick McSwain!
The Association is proud that NC’s own Rick McSwain was awarded the National District Professional Award by the National Employees Association. Rick is pictured below with NC Association President Dietrich Kilpatrick, NACD Board Member Franklin Williams and NCDEA President Tim Riley.
Annual Meeting Photos
Thank you to Jackie McCauley for taking photos of our Annual meeting. These photos will be available at our Photobucket site. Click HERE to visit the site and view the photos.
NCASWCD Welcomes 2nd VP
We are pleased to welcome Mr. Samuel Green, Jr. of the Vance SWCD as the new 2nd VP of our Association.
Congratulations to Our Raffle Winners!
Doug Parker – Henry Golden Boy
Brent Bogue – Browning A5 Hunter
Mike Willis – Ruger
Cayle Aldrige, new CCP!
Congratulations to Cayle Aldridge, District Director for the Swain SWCD, on becoming a Certified Conservation Planner!
Mamie Caison of Brunswick SWCD National Winner!
Mamie Caison was selected and recognized at the 2017 National Association of Conservation Districts as this years’ District Professional of the Year. Congratulations Mamie on an award well deserved! Mamie is pictured below with 2017 NCASWCD President Chris Hogan at the NACD meeting in Denver, CO.
Successful Hunt from Auction Winner!
Charles Hughes of the Lenoir SWCD was the silent auction winner for the 2016 Annual Meeting Currituck Sound Hunt and had a successful trip.
Please note the following deadlines for Education Programs and Awards applications
Poster/Essay/Speech: April 1
Farm Family: April 1 to the Area
May 1 to the Association
Hall of Fame: June 1
Supervisor, Employee, Special Recognition Awards: September 1
By Law and Rules of Procedures for Review
Please review the By Law and Rules of Procedures posted on the Annual Meeting information site. This will be voted on at the Annual Meeting. The link is: http://www.ncagr.gov/SWC/professional_development/NCASWCDAnnualMeeting.html
2017 Annual Meeting
Reminder that the registration deadline for the 2017 Annual Meeting, to be held at the University Hilton in Charlotte, NC, is December 1. A late fee will be charged after that date. Click the link below for registration and other meeting information: http://www.ncagr.gov/SWC/professional_development/NCASWCDAnnualMeeting.html
New Executive Director Selected
Bryan Evans, retired Pitt County Soil and Water Conservation District Director, has been selected as the new Executive Director for the NC Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts.