The St. Joseph River Watershed Initiative is governed by a Board of Directors, consisting of representatives of agencies, businesses, governmental units, organizations and institutions, plus at-large individuals who are committed to the purpose of the Initiative.

 Regular meeting of the Initiative's Board of Directors will be held in 2019 as follows:

April 11 @ 6:30 PM                     Edgerton, Ohio Village Hall     324 N. Michigan Ave., Edgerton, OH                                                

June 13 @ 6:30 PM                    Three Rivers Filtration Plant    1100 Griswold Drive (enter via Baltes Ave.), Fort Wayne, IN  

August 8 @ 6:30 PM                   MSU Extension Office              20 Care Drive, Suite B, Hillsdale, MI 

October 10 @ 6:30 PM                St. Joe, Indiana Town Hall       204 Washington Street, St. Joe, Indiana  46785

The Initiative's Annual Meeting is  held in December. The public is welcome to attend.

Officers and Board of Directors for 2019

Dr. Robert Gillespie, Chair
PFW Dept of Biology
Fort Wayne, Indiana

Daniel Easterday, Vice-Chair
Hillsdale Co. Dairy Farmer
Camden, Michigan

Clint Nester, Secretary
Nester Ag
Bryan, Ohio

Dr. Rebecca Essig
PFW Department of Engineering
Fort Wayne, Indiana

Mike Gierscher
Fort Wayne City Utilities
Fort Wayne, Indiana

James Wolff
ANR Extension Educator
Purdue Cooperative Extension Service, Allen Co.
Fort Wayne, Indiana

Technical Advisors and Committee Members:

Greg Lake
Allen County SWCD
Fort Wayne, Indiana

Tim Bomba
NRCS
Fort Wayne, Indiana

Allen Haynes
Dekalb SWCD
Auburn, Indiana

Jennifer Thum
ISDA
Fort Wayne, Indiana