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Columbus, OH 43212
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Board of Supervisors Election

2022 Board of Supervisors' Election

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. Our Board of Supervisors’ public election will be open for absentee ballot submission, and in-office voting weekdays 8:30am-4:30pm August 24 until September 22, 2022.

The Board of Supervisors’ Election is held in conjunction with our Annual Meeting.

How does a Franklin County resident or landowner vote?

Franklin County residents 18 years or older can cast an absentee ballot, or vote in-person at our office from August 24 until September 22, 2022.
  • Contact us with your name and mailing address to request an absentee ballot.
  • Vote in-person at our office weekdays 8:30am-4:30pm August 24 until September 22, 2022.

2022 Board of Supervisors' Election Candidates

Below are the three candidates running for one open seat.  

Chris Wible

An Ohio native and OSU alumni, Chris believes in community engagement and community participation for the protection and enhancement of natural resources. He has spent the past twenty years engaged in promoting business and community involvement in environmental stewardship and conservation efforts. Working to protect our environment through collaboration with, and participation of ,the business community, Chris served on the Ohio Lake Erie Phosphorus Task Force I & II and currently serves on the National Pest Management Association’s Public Policy Committee and the Ohio Pest Management Association’s Legislative Committee. He is the Co-Chair of the Ohio Federation of SWD’s Urban Networking Committee, working with Ohio’s 88 counties to optimize stormwater management and urban conservation efforts through sharing of resources and expertise. He is actively engaged with our conservation partners at the local, state and federal levels to help ensure FSWCD has the resource required to meet the needs of our Franklin County residents and businesses.

Erin Miller

Erin Miller is the Assistant Vice President of Energy Policy and Sustainability for American Municipal Power (AMP). Erin has been with AMP since 2017. In this role, she spearheads the organization’s sustainability programs, manages the member-led Focus Forward initiative and associated electric vehicle sub-group, manages the organization’s grant services program, and tracks renewable energy policies at the state and federal level.  Previously, Miller served as the Environmental Steward with the City of Columbus for nearly eight years. In that role, she managed programs such as the Branch Out Columbus tree initiative, the GreenSpot program, and RecyColumbus. She has also occupied various positions with the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC), including Director of the Center for Energy and Environment as well as Greenways Program Manager, where she coordinated with various organizations and agencies to develop and implement the Greenways Program and Greenways: A Plan for Franklin County. Prior to MORPC, Erin served as the Executive Director of the Friends of the Lower Olentangy Watershed (FLOW).  She holds a bachelor’s degree in ecology and environmental sciences from Otterbein University, has completed the Ohio Environmental Leaders Institute at the Ohio State University and also has attained the designation of LEED® Green Associate™ from Green Business Certification Inc. Miller currently serves on the American Public Power Association Smart Energy Provider Panel; the Smart Electric Power Alliance Program Advisory Committee; and the Large Public Power Council Emerging Trends Task Force.

Rob Lucas Jr. 

Rob Lucas is public sector expert with a career that spans 29 ½ years in natural resources. He is the Marketing Manager for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Parks and Watercraft with substantial management system administration, public information and education, legislative/regulatory, marketing, social media and volunteer management experience. Rob has a B.A. in Humanities from The Ohio State University and he earned his M.S. in Marketing and Communication from Franklin University. Rob has worked as a volunteer educator with the Master Gardener Volunteer Program with the Franklin County OSU Extension Office teaching inner city fourth and fifth grade students 4-H Special Interest (SPIN) Club “What’s the Buzz About Pollinator Partners” and “All About Plants” curriculum. He recently received his Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist (OCVN) training and hopes to be certified later this year. Rob currently resides in the Forest Park West subdivision of the Northland neighborhood on Columbus’s Northeast side. He enjoys spending time with his family, boating, fishing, hiking, gardening, and continuing to learn about our natural environment in Franklin County.