Herkimer County Soil & Water Conservation
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About Herkimer County Soil & Water Conservation
We are a political subdivison of New York State and contracted with Herkimer County.  Our 5 member board of directors consists of 2 county legislative reps, a grange rep, a farm bureau rep, and a member at large.  Our staff consists of District Manager - Gerry Smithson, Office Manager - Deb Michael, Natural Resource Conservation Technician - Katie Whitcomb, and Soil & Water Resource Conservationist - Rachel Radicello.  We are a local government agency dedicated to serving the landowners and municipalties of Herkimer County.
     Gerry Smithson - District Manager
Deb Michael - Office Manager
District Board of Directors:

William Zaleski

Chairman, Farm Bureau

Bernard Z Peplinski Sr.

Vice Chairman, County Legislature

Linda Coffin

Member at Large

Peter Campione

Member, County Legislature

Mitch Hooker

Grange Representative
OPEN - Soil & Water Resource Conservationist
Katie Whitcomb - Natural Resource Conservation Tech
Bob Tilbe - Conservation Aide