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Indiana State Department of Agriculture

Indiana State Department of Agriculture

ISDA > Divisions > Soil Conservation > State Soil Conservation Board 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: 

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

Freeholder with non-farming interests:

  • Larry Clemens
  • Bob Eddleman
  • Rex Blanton

Secretary, Non-Voting Member

  • Jordan Seger (Division of Soil Conservation Director)


State Soil Conservation Board (back row-left to right) Larry Clemens,
Ray Chattin, Scott Ham (former SSCB Chairman), Bob Eddleman, (middle row)
Warren Baird, Robert Woodling (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  

October 25th, 2016
Huntington University

9:30 a.m.

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).