A Conservation District is a local unit of state government with statutory powers and responsibilities to carry out a program of natural resources conservation and encourage wise land management. As locally elected public officials, District directors are responsible for the operation and management of the Conservation District. Each board consists of 5 members, elected at a the annual meeting, who serve a 4-year term.
The Allegan Conservation District’s Board Consists of:
Lon Koops, Chairman
Lon worked for the Natural Resources Conservation Services, in Allegan, as a Civil Engineering Technician prior to his retiring. He brings knowledge of waterway related concerns to our board.
Mark Ludwig, Vice Chairman
Mark worked with the Allegan Conservation District through several grants as a Conservationist and Technician. He currently works for FSA, plus runs a hobby farm with his wife Kim.
Nick Waldron, Treasurer
Ryan Prough, Human Resources Liaison