Our officer team leads the Ohio Federation of Soil and Water Conservation Districts in various capacities. We have a team of 5 from around the state. The positions include Past President, President, First Vice-President, Second Vice-President and Secretary-Treasurer.
OFSWCD Officer Team
Officers: (From left to right) Past-President Bob Short, Past-President Harold Neuenschwander, Secretary-Treasurer Dave Anspach, President Jeff Duling, First Vice-President Samantha Steiner, Second Vice-President Brad Luckey, Past-President Matt Peart and Past-President Kris Swartz.
Jeff Duling, President
Jeff is a supervisor for the Putnam County Soil and Water Conservation District. He manages the family farm, which is involved in grain, swine, cattle, custom farming and trucking. Jeff is also a partner in a farm drainage and excavating business.
Bob Short, Past-President
Bob is a Supervisor for the Williams County Soil and Water Conservation District and is an active farmer. Bob also serves his community as a volunteer firefighter and township trustee.
Samantha Steiner, First Vice-President
Samantha is a fourth-generation farmer from Lebanon, Ohio. She has served as Board Supervisor for Warren County Soil and Water Conservation District since 2013, where she currently serves as Second-Vice President of the Federation, and previously served as Chair, Secretary, Fiscal Agent and Area 4 Director.
Brad Luckey, Second Vice-President
Brad previously farmed in Southeastern California for over 25 years. Today, he serves on the Board of Supervisors for the Carroll County Soil and Water Conservation District. He is also the Co-Chair of the Carroll County Farm Bureau's Public Policy Committee, Treasurer of the Carroll County Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation and a Board Member of the Carroll County Chapter of Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry.
David Anspach, Secretary-Treasurer
He worked for Clermont Soil and Water Conservation District in the early 1990s when he served as the District Administrator for 7 years. He currently serves as a supervisor for Clermont County Soil and Water Conservation District. He is retired and lives on the family farm. David also serves as a Clermont County Park commissioner.
The OFSWCD Board of Directors consists of the 5 Officers and 25 Supervisors. For our organization, the state is broken into 5 service areas and within each service area, 5 Supervisors are elected to serve on the OFSWCD Board. All members of the Board serve his or her county, his or her designated Area and assist the OFSWCD on Statewide initiatives.