Mike Bauer and his wife Beverly reside in Mandan ND, their farming operation is located in south western Oliver County. Bauer has served on the SCD board since 1993
Vice Chairman, Lonnie Henke operates a diversified grain and livestock farm west of Hannover ND. Henke raises spring wheat, sunflowers, corn, oats, barley, flax, canola, peas, alfalfa and grass hay in a no-till rotational system. Henke's livestock operation includes a cow/calf and back grounding program. Henke as served on the SCD board since 2006.
NRCS District Manager
Lucas Schmiesing took the NRCS District Conservationist position in February 2019. Lucas grew up on a small farm in West Central Minnesota. His stated his passion for the outdoors and our natural resources led him to pursue a degree in Natural Resources Management at NDSU. He started his NRCS career working in the Devils Lake and Fargo field offices as a Soil Conservationist before taking the position in Center.
NRCS Soil Conservationist - Vacant
Farm Bill Specialist - Ally Scheidegger
Ally Scheidegger was hired in June of 2019 as the new Farm Bill Specialist for Mclean, Sheridan, and Oliver Counties. Ally grew up in Fargo and graduated from NDSU with a degree in Range Science and Crop and Weed Science. Ally credits her interest in conservation and natural resources to her love of horses, and the interest in improving pastures and forage options for them.