Our board is made up of five community members with diverse backgrounds who all share the goal of helping to conserve Michigan's natural resources.
Board meetings are the second Tuesday of every month at the Alpena office at 4 pm. A full schedule of our meetings are listed on our events calendar on the home page.
Board of Directors Jim Krueger - Chairman Jim is a returning board member, acting for the interim. Jim’s family has maintained a hunting camp since the early 1960’s along with a family ‘trout cabin’ located on the Gilchrist Creek in central Montmorency County. He has over 37 years’ experience in Material Control and was responsible for Quality Systems and Procurement. He was also a General Manager for Omni Metalcraft. He enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, fishing, woodworking and just being outdoors. Jim Chapman - Vice Chairman Jim is a retired DNR Conservation Officer. He currently runs a small cow/calf operation in Alpena county. His Farm has received MAEAP Verification in Farmstead, Cropping & Livestock systems. He is a member of the Huron Shores County Farm Bureau and the Alpena MSU Extension Advisory Committee. Nathan Skibbe - Secretary/Treasurer Nathan serves as the Alpena Township Supervisor and has been a very active member in Conservation for his entire career. We are happy to have him on board as he will be a great asset to our CD's mission. Collin Beyer - Director Collin currently runs a family owned farm in Alpena County and works for Conveyor Systems in Alpena. Collin's experience in the cattle industry and as a family owned farmer brings a lot of great knowledge to our Board. We are so happy to have him as part of our great team! Nico Tucker - Director Nico works as a Transportation and Resource Planner for Northeast Michigan Council of Governments. He has also worked with the Conservation District for many years as the lead in river restoration projects in our counties. Nico has also assisted the CD in creating our Montmorency County Plat Books. We are extremely happy to have him join our Board and to continue providing us with some great resources.