Become a Soil and Water Conservation District Commissioner
…and have a positive impact on Iowa’s land and people.
Leadership is needed for soil and water conservation now more than ever! Commissioners are the first to receive updates on policy and programs impacting conservation and agriculture and have the opportunity to influence soil and water conservation at the local state and federal level.
Click HERE for your local soil and water conservation district’s contact information. Contact the district to see if there is a commissioner vacancy in your county.
Click HERE for the contact information to your county election office.
Click HERE to download an Affidavit of Candidacy. Complete, have notarized and submit locally to the County Commissioner of Elections. First day for non-party political organization (NPPO) is Monday, March 2, 2020. Last day to file nomination papers with county auditor is Wednesday, August 26th, 2020. This includes NPPO candidates and candidates nominated by petition. Deadline is 5:00 P.M.
Click HERE to download a Nomination Petition for Non-Partisan Offices. Complete, obtain 25 signatures from residents in your county and submit locally to the County Commissioner of Elections.
Click HERE for a link to Iowa Code 161A which empowers and explains the work conducted by districts and commissioners.
Conservation Districts of Iowa Bylaws
Practical Farmers of Iowa: Click HERE to check out recent events and The Practical Blog with PFA!
Iowa Corn Growers Insider: Click HERE to check out the current ICGA news!