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Board Member Elections



The Thurston Conservation District Board of Supervisors is working to fill a current board seat vacancy.

The board will conduct interviews with the pool of candidates at their regular monthly board meeting, on August 30th at 2 pm.

Location: 2918 Ferguson ST SW STE A Tumwater, WA 98512


The Washington State Conservation Commission certified Thurston Conservation District's 2016 Board of Supervisor Election. Welcome aboard Aslan Meade!
In addition, the Washington State Conservation Commission re-appointed Thurston CD Board Supervisor Eric Johnson. Congratulations Eric!


Conservation District elections procedures are set by the Washington State Conservation Commission and are governed under WAC Chapter 135-110.  For more information, please contact the Bill Eller at the Washington State Conservation Commission at 360.407-6200 or

For more information about the details of the 2016 Thurston Conservation District election, please contact the Thurston Conservation District Election Supervisor, Kathleen Whalen at 360.754-3588, x114 or

For more general information about Conservation District elections in Washington State, please click here.



Supervisors are public officials who direct the activities of the conservation district, identify local conservation needs, set priorities, and oversee the implementation of plans to conserve soil, water, wildlife, and other renewable resources.

Five members comprise TCD's Board, each serving three-year terms, without compensation. Three of the five Supervisors are elected by registered Thurston County voters, and two are appointed by the Washington State Conservation Commission. David Hall, Samantha Fleischner,  serve in two of the three elected supervisor positions. The third elected position is currently vacant, and TCD is seeking applicants to fill this position.  Doug Rushton and Eric Johnson serve in the appointed positions. 




For more information, please contact Kathleen Whalen: or 360-754-3588 ext 114

Thurston Conservation District

2918 Ferguson St SW, Suite A

Tumwater WA 98512


Thurston Conservation District Boundaries Map

Conservation District Elections Policy Manual