The Back in the Saddle 4-H club has elected officers. They include Ross Hazzard, president; Katie Belkofer, vice president; Amber Weber, secretary; Emilie Petersen, treasurer; Rachel Weber, sergeant at arms; and Allie Mihlbauer, news reporter.
Brittney Hagan and Morgan Hazzard will share the responsibilities of Health and Safety; Abby Wuersig, Megan Vallance, John Ross Vallance, and Caleb Conrad will be in charge of recreation; and Allie Mihlbauer, Autumn Plentz and Katie Belkofer are the club’s historians.
Black Swamp Conservancy, a land trust with offices in Perrysburg, recently held elections for its board of trustees and officers.
The trustees, who were elected to three-year terms, include Jennifer Fehnrich of Perrysburg, director of government relations at Owens Community College; Louise Jackson, of Toledo, a partner with the law firm of Spengler Nathanson; Lloyd Jones, of Weston, a farmer and retired professor at The University of Toledo; Ed McNeal, of Holland, a retired vice president with Dana Corporation; Jim Spengler, of Toledo, who recently retired as director of the Metroparks of the Toledo Area; Tom VonSeggern, of Delta, who operates a farm in Fulton County; and Ken Zeck, of Toledo, who is retired from Owens-Illinois, Inc., as assistant director, global real estate.
The officers were elected to two-year terms. Mary Krueger, an attorney from Perrysburg, was elected as president. The trustees voted Spengler in as vice president. Tom Reed of Toledo, treasurer of Entelco Corporation, was re-elected as the conservancy’s treasurer. Jack Wanick, an attorney with the law firm of Anspach Meeks Ellenberger LLP, was selected as secretary.
The mission of Black Swamp Conservancy is to protect and preserve agricultural and natural lands for the benefit of future generations.