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Columbus, OH 43212
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Board of Supervisors

In Ohio, soil and water conservation districts are administered by a board of five supervisors. Supervisors are elected to three-year terms in public elections conducted by the Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Commission. Supervisors volunteer their time, energy and expertise.

2018 Board of Supervisors

Chris Wible

Board Chair
Chris Wible is the Technical Services Director at Scotts LawnService. He is responsible for agronomic programs, service delivery, supply chain, fleet, and regulatory compliance for the company’s lawn, tree, and pest control services. Prior to joining LawnService, Chris led Scotts Environmental Stewardship Program where he collaborated with federal, state, and local water quality organizations to address urban stormwater and nutrient management issues.He is a member of the Ohio Lake Erie Phosphorus Task Force II. Chris is a Board member of OPARR (Ohio Professional Applicators for Responsible Regulation), an alliance of associations, businesses, and individuals dedicated to working in cooperation government officials, and with other environmentally- concerned organizations to insure safe and effective use of pest control, agricultural, and lawn and tree care chemicals. He has served as a board member at the Scott Associates Credit Union since 2009 and currently serves as Board President. Chris is a graduate of The Ohio State University, where he received his B.S. , and a M.B.A graduate from Ashland University.

Jessica D'ambrosio

Vice-Chair
Jessica D’Ambrosio is a program manager for the Ohio Nonpoint-source Education for Municipal Officials (NEMO) Program, an extension education program of The Ohio State University. In addition to her research on the concept of alternative designs for agricultural channels and the geomorphology and ecology of stream systems, she has managed grant-funded education and outreach projects for over 10 years. Jessica has a MS in environmental science and currently is pursuing a PhD in soil and water engineering from The Ohio State University. Since 2004, Jessica has coordinated and been the proceedings editor for four national water resources conferences; she has coordinated and been a co-instructor for 12 regional stream management workshops; she has managed the development of a wide range of scientific and educational materials on stream and watershed systems; and she has served as a resident director for the Study Abroad Program and the NSF-funded initiative Globalizing Engineering Education: Partnerships between Africa and the USA. Jessica has acted as a technical adviser to many state and local groups involved in both urban and agricultural water resources management including MORPC, Franklin Soil and Water, The Nature Conservancy, watershed groups, and municipalities. Prior to being elected to the Board of Supervisors, Jessica was a member of the Franklin Soil and Water Associate Board.

Dr. Anuja Sriparameswaren

Board Member
Dr. Anuja Sriparameswaran is a board certified pediatrician at the department of Ambulatory Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Clinical assistant professor of pediatrics at the OSU College of Medicine. She received her medical degree from The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and residency training in pediatrics at The University of Texas Medical School of Houston. She served as an active member of the FSWCD Associate Board and was recently elected to our Board of Supervisors.

A resident of New Albany, Anuja is a strong advocate for the reduction of medical waste in Columbus Ohio. She is a member of Sierra Club and an ardent supporter of National Park Conservation Association, National Wildlife Federation, National Resources Conservation Service and World Wildlife Federation. As a mother of two children and a pediatrician she is sincerely concerned of the long-term environmental health of our water soil and air. Her long list of activism includes memberships with The International Medical Health Organization, Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics, American Association of Indian Origin, and Breast Feeding Council Member of American Academy of Pediatrics and section of tobacco control with American Academy of Pediatrics.

Emily Weber

Board Member
Emily previously served as the Assistant Director for Franklin Soil and Water where she facilitated numerous regional environmental projects with local, state and federal agencies to improve water quality and sustainability. She was successful in developing partnerships and securing environmental program grants to address urban stormwater concerns and to ensure the financial stability of the organization. In addition, she provided assistance to local governments, consulting firms and elected officials on natural resources management, regional planning and stormwater permit requirements to aid in promoting responsible land development and sustainable best management practices. She has also worked for The Ohio State University as a Vegetation Ecologist producing a land cover map of the vegetation of the State of Ohio. Emily graduated with honors from Bowling Green State University and holds a BS in both Biology and Environmental Science. Emily brings previous Board experience as she served as the Chair of the Board of the Friends of the Lower Olentangy Watershed environmental organization.


Susan Ashbrook

Board Member
Susan has been an environmental attorney and advocate for 30 years. She spent 15 years with the Ohio Attorney General’s office, enforcing Ohio’s environmental laws. She also spent 15 years with the City of Columbus in various capacities. Her roles with the City included acting as the Environmental Steward for Mayor Coleman, where she launched several programs including GreenSpot, an online space where people in our city learn about living and working greener, and commit to doing it in their homes, businesses, and communities; and the Central Ohio Green Pact a multi-jurisdictional commitment to make our region more sustainable that outlines ten general values communities should hold to preserve natural resources, increase green space, reduce consumption of raw materials and increase recycling. Susan also served as the Assistant Director for Sustainability for the City of Columbus Department of Public Utilities. In that capacity, she was involved in several programs designed to protect Columbus’ waterways, including PUP, Get Grassy and Blueprint Columbus.

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