Cascadia Conservation District
Serving Chelan County

Show Your Commitment to Conservation

Join Our Board of Supervisors...

The Cascadia Conservation District is self-governed by a Board of Supervisors who work to establish priorities, set policy and direct the work of District staff. 

Each Conservation District is governed by a board of five supervisors who are all local residents. Click HERE to meet our current board members. 

Registered voters residing within Chelan County who are interested in guiding Cascadia's conservation efforts are encouraged to run for office. Board members are unpaid volunteer public officials who serve a three-year term and must be available to attend monthly meetings. 

 

 

ELECTED POSITION

To announce your candidacy…

 1. Request or download an information form

 2. Submit completed information form to the District office at 14 N Mission St, Wenatchee, WA 98801 by 5:00 pm on February 18, 2022.

You can learn more here:  https://www.scc.wa.gov/elections-and-appointments


...and Don't Forget to Vote!

If you don't have the time to serve on the Board, then make your voice heard by voting for your favorite candidate. Registered voters residing within Chelan County are eligible to vote. The poll-site election will be held on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at Pybus Market in Wenatchee, from 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm. You may also request an absentee ballot to deliver or mail in on or before election day.  Absentee ballot requests must be made by February 18, 2022 by 5:00 p.m. 

Contact Us if you have any questions regarding the election.

One additional opportunity will be available this year.  The Washington Conservation Commission will appoint a Supervisor to serve on the Cascadia Board in May.  Although the duties are the same, this is a different position and the process is separate from the election conducted locally.  Applications for the Appointed Supervisor position will be accepted online until March 31, 2022.  Learn more here: https://www.scc.wa.gov/elections-and-appointments  Apply at this link: https://www.formstack.com/forms/?1918463-JfwJs6JKCL

CCD Election Timeline

Apply to be a Candidate: by February 18, 2022 at 5:00 pm

Do you want to become a District Supervisor? 

Cascadia Conservation District (CCD) is soliciting applications for Supervisors to –serve on our Board of Supervisors, ensuring that its programs effectively meet the priority natural resource needs of Chelan County.

•    The deadline to file as a candidate is February 18, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. 
•    Candidates for this seat must be registered voters residing in Chelan County. 

To download the Candidate Information form click HERE

For more information on Supervisors/Board Members responsibilities see below:

What is a Cascadia Conservation District Supervisor?

Each Conservation District is governed by a board of five supervisors who are all local residents. Click here to meet our current board members.

Supervisor Role & Responsibilities

  • Identify local natural resource conservation needs
  • Develop and evaluate Annual and Long-range plans.
  • Educate and inform landowners, farm operators, the general public, and local, state and federal legislators on conservation issues and programs.
  • Administer the District by delegating tasks through a structure of board officers and committees.
  • Budget district funds and report on activities to the public.
  • Set policy for District Executive Director to implement.
  • CD Supervisors are public officials who serve without compensation.

Time Required

A Supervisor’s term of office is three years. Supervisors are expected to attend 12 regularly scheduled board meetings per year, committee meetings, and other special meetings, for an average of 20 days/year.

Benefits

  • Serving your community by guiding programs to protect and enhance its natural resource priorities for present and future generations
  • Satisfaction in seeing conservation practices applied locally
  • Interaction with others who are passionate about natural resource conservation
  • Ability to provide input to local, State, and Federal conservation programs
  • Learning opportunities through the Washington Conservation Commission and the Washington Association of District Employees.

 

Candidates Announced: late February, 2022

2022 Candidates: 

Mail-in Ballot Request Deadline: February 18, 2022 at 5:00 pm

Mail-in ballots are only available upon request.  The deadline to request a mail-in ballot is February 18, 2022 by 5:00 p.m.  

Voters can request ballots by phone (509) 436-1601 or filling out the request form (PDF or Word) and emailing it to valerieh@cascadiacd.org.

For your privacy and to ensure your information is current, a new request for a mail-in ballot must be completed every election year.  

Your email addresses will be NOT be collected when you complete a ballot request.  NOTE:  You must ensure that all the information placed in the ballot request form is accurate before you hit the submit button or you may not receive a ballot.

 

Mail-in Ballots Sent: in early March

Ballots will be mailed to you early March, 2022. If you have not received a ballot by March 10, 2022, please contact the CCD office at (509) 436-1601 for a replacement.  Requests for replacements cannot be honored after March 16.

Election Day: March 23, 2022 at Pybus Market in Wenatchee

Poll-site voting will be held on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at Pybus Market in Wenatchee. The poll-site will be open at 12:00 pm and close at 6:00 pm. Poll Site balloting will be conducted consistent with state and local COVID pandemic protocols and safeguards.  

If you requested a mail-in ballot, you have two options to return your completed ballot:

  1. Mail it in.  To be counted all mailed ballots must be received at the District office on or before 11:00 am March 23, 2022.  NOTE:  not all mail is postmarked the day it is deposited with the post office due to changes to its mail-handling process. Cascadia is not responsible for ballots not received by election day.  
     
  2. Drop it off.  To be counted, all hand-delivered ballots must be received at Cascadia’s office at 14 N Mission St., Wenatchee by 11:00 am on March 23, 2022 or delivered to the poll site at Pybus Market, 7 N Worthen St, Wenatchee between 12:00 pm and 6:00 pm.

NOTE: You will NOT be able to drop off your Supervisor Election ballot at any County election drop boxes.

If you have any questions regarding elections or serving on the Board, contact Valerie Hampton at valerieh@cascadiacd.org or (509) 436-1601.