Board of Supervisors

SWCD Board Supervisors play an important role in determining how soil and water resources are managed within the county.  They work cooperatively with local, state, and federal partners to establish soil and water conservation policy. SWCD’s serve as a focal point for identifying and addressing natural resource issues. They are elected or appointed to serve 4 year terms.

Supervisors meet monthly in Virginia to discuss the business of the SWCD, including state grant allocations to landowners, district conservation priorities, coordination with other local units of government and state agencies, and legislative priorities. Supervisors do not receive a salary, although they do receive $75 in compensation for attending meetings and are reimbursed for related expenses.

  • Peggy Pearson

    District 1, Chair

    Angora

    Peggy Pearson
  • Gary Rantala

    District 2, Vice-Chair

    Embarrass

    Gary Rantala
  • Frank Modich

    District 3, Supervisor

    Hibbing

    Frank Modich
  • Charles Bainter

    District 4, Treasurer

    Iron

    Charles Bainter
  • Mark Peterson

    District 5, Secretary

    Eveleth

    Mark Peterson
North St. Louis Soil and Water Conservation District Northland Office Building

307 1st St S, Suite 114
Virginia, MN 55792
218-749-2000

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Upcoming Board Meetings

Friday, October 19th at 10:30 a.m. Suite 118
The public is encouraged to attend.

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