OLYMPIA, WA – On March 21, members of the Washington State Conservation Commission (SCC) unanimously voted to appoint Dr. Carol Smith as the new executive director of the agency. She will start the position on May 1.
“I am honored to be entrusted to lead the dedicated team of Conservation Commission staff and conservation districts in delivering voluntary conservation across our working lands,” said Smith. “Conservation districts work with private landowners to develop local solutions to environmental problems. Our goal is to have viable agriculture that also contributes to a healthy environment in Washington State.”