Charleston District 2016 Commissioner Election Results

The General Election was held on November 8, 2016.  Charleston Conservation District had one position up for re-election.  The result of the Commissioner election was the re-election of John H. Smoak.  John serves the board as Vice Chairman and is a great asset to the Charleston Soil & Water Conservation District Board.  In taking the Oath of office, a commissioner commits to exercising the rights and responsibilities of duties as spelled out in the Soil & Water Conservation Districts Law, 48-9 of the South Carolina Code of Laws.  This law charges Conservation District Commissioners with the responsibility of providing first-line leadership in developing and implementing plans to meet conservation needs.  The Charleston Conservation District would like to congratulate John Smoak for his volunteer service to the District beginning in 2009.  He will serve a four year term (February 1, 2017 - January 31, 2021).     Congratulations John! 


Kathy Woolsey - Commissioner Resigns her elected position from the Charleston Conservation District Board

Kathy Woolsey,  Commissioner on the Charleston Soil & Water Conservation District Board, resigned from her elected position on December 31, 2016 to serve on the James Island Public Service District as an elected commissioner.  Kathy has asked to remain on the board in an appointed position.  A motion to appoint Kathy Woolsey as an Associate Commissioner on the board was approved by the Charleston Soil & Water conservation District in our January Board Meeting.  We are pleased to have Kathy continue to serve on our board and we thank her for her long tenure of service that started in 1988. Kathy is a resident of James Island, is married to Dr. Bill Woolsey,  Economics Professor, The Citadel, and Mayor of James Island.  They have two sons, William and Andrew.                                Kathy will continue to be a great asset to the District!

The Charleston Soil & Water Conservation District hopes to fill the empty position in the next couple of months.





 


 



 

 



 




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