Harder, Whipple sworn in
|(L-R) Mike Harder, Jerry Whipple, and Judge Kathleen Giesler|
Mike Harder was recently elected and Jerry Whipple was re-elected to the Board of Supervisors of the Ottawa Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD).
They were sworn into office by Judge Kathleen Giesler at the SWCD January board meeting. Whipple holds the position of chairman, and Harder holds the position of secretary. They join Vice Chairman Roland Sandrock; Fiscal Agent Tom Riedeman and member Richard Thorbahn on the board, which directs the staff of the district to carry out the conservation of natural resources by assisting landowners, both urban and rural, throughout Ottawa County.