The Conservation Districts Advisory Council's purpose is to advise and assist the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation on programs, activities, and programs relating to conservation entities.

Council's Purpose

  • Advise and assist the Conservation Districts Bureau on district operations and conservation-related issues including impending conservation matters.
  • Facilitate communication between the Conservation Districts Bureau and districts.
  • Advocate about the importance of the work and value of the districts to the public, partners, and stakeholders.
  • Actively participate in recruiting, training, and engaging district supervisors.

Council Members

  • Richard Iversen, Culbertson 
  • Judi Knapp, Hysham 
  • Kathleen Johnson, Fortine 
  • Robert Schroeder, Florence
  • Greg Jergeson, Chinook 
  • Gayla Wortman, Cascade 
  • Steve Tyrrel, Lavina
Ad Hoc Members
  • CD Employee Organization Representative: Chris Evans, Lewis & Clark CD
  • Rangeland Representative: Stacey Barta, DNRC Rangeland Resource Program Manager
  • Watershed Representative: Jorri Dyer, DNRC Watershed Management Program Manager


CDAC Meeting 

  • 9/7/2022 Agenda | Meeting Packet
  • 1/25/2023 Agenda | Meeting Packet
  • 3/29/2023 Agenda | Meeting Packet | Watch via Zoom Password: 576685
  • Next CDAC Meeting TBD Agenda | Meeting Packet
RCAC Meetings & Grant Presentations