Allegan Conservation Board of Directors

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

Nick Waldron, Treasurer
Nick works as a Planner for Perrigo. In his free time, he enjoys volunteering for The Quality Deer Management Association and focusing on conservation and habitat projects throughout Allegan County.

Ryan Prough, Human Resources Liaison
Ryan has works as a Production Engineer at Perrigo. He is the President of the Southwest Michigan Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society. He enjoys volunteering for woodland habitat improvement projects within Allegan County.

Raecale Stull, Director
Raecale was born and raised in Allegan, moved to Utah in 2005, and returned to MI in 2016. She is a professional photographer and owns a creative media business with her husband, Brad.