Board, Officers and Staff, Jefferson County Farmland Protection Board

The Jefferson County Farmland Protection Board is composed of seven volunteer members:

  • One county commissioner
    Jane M. Tabb
  • The executive director of the Jefferson County Development Authority
    Dennis Jarvis
  • One farmer who is a county resident and a member of the Jefferson County Farm Bureau
    Glenn Hetzel
  • One farmer who is a county resident and a member of the Eastern Panhandle Soil Conversation District
    Neill Banks
  • One farmer who is a county resident
    Catharine Johnson
  • Two county residents who are not members of any of the above organizations
    Colin Stineand Erik Berndt

All members of the farmland protection board are voting members, except the county commissioner who serves in an advisory capacity as a non voting member.

Officers

President: Jane M. Tabb
Vice President: Catharine Johnson
Treasurer: Erik Berndt
Secretary: O. Colin Stine

Staff

Elizabeth Wheeler, Director
Rebecca Pearl, Stewardship Coordinator/Administrative Assistant