State Soil Conservation Board

Established within the Indiana State Department of Agriculture, the State Soil Conservation Board (SSCB) provides guidance and coordination to the state's 92 Soil and Water Conservation Districts as they provide local leadership in the protection of Indiana's soil and water resources. Additionally, the SSCB administers the Clean Water Indiana Grants Program, a water quality related erosion and sediment reduction program. To view the responsibilities of the SSCB, click here


State Soil Conservation Board Business Plan

Board Members

Freeholder with farming interests:  

  • Robert Woodling (Chairman)
  • Warren Baird
  • Ray Chattin
  • Nola Gentry

Freeholder with non-farming interests:

  • Larry Clemens
  • Bob Eddleman

Secretary, Non-Voting Member

  • Jordan Seger (Division of Soil Conservation Director)


State Soil Conservation Board (back row-left to right) Robert Woodling, Warren Baird, Bob Eddleman, Rex Blanton, Larry Clemens, Ray Chattin, (front) Nola Gentry 


The SSCB meets approximately every two months. Meetings are normally held in Indianapolis from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Occasionally, the SSCB will meet at other locations around the state. The locations of these meetings are determined during the prior meeting.

Next Meeting

March 20th, 2018
NRCS State Office
6013 Lakeside Blvd.
9:30 am

If you would like to be added to the SSCB contact list, contact SSCB.




Click here to view the archived minutes and attachments (2008-2014).