Supervisor of the Year

The Supervisor of the Year Award is a prestigious recognition for those who have shown exceptional leadership and made significant achievements while participating as a member of their local soil and water conservation district (SWCD). If you are a current District supervisor serving on a local Indiana Soil and Water Conservation District Board, this could be your chance to shine!

What is the Supervisor of the Year Award?

The Supervisor of the Year Award is designed to acknowledge the hard work, dedication, and innovative approaches of SWCD supervisors in Indiana. It’s our way of saying, “We see you, and we appreciate you.”

Who is Eligible?

Any current District supervisor serving on a local Indiana Soil and Water Conservation District Board is eligible to be nominated, with the exception of current IASWCD officers and region directors. If you’re passionate about soil and water conservation and have made a significant impact in your district, we want to hear about it.

How to Apply

Applying is simple. Just fill out the online nomination form. In the form, you will need to explain why the nominee is deserving of the Supervisor of the Year Award. Describe their achievements, leadership, and commitment to soil and water conservation in a narrative of 1,000 words or less.


The application deadline is September 13, 2024. Don’t miss this opportunity to recognize outstanding leadership and conservation efforts in your district.

Supporting Materials

Along with your application, please email any supporting materials (i.e. articles, links to articles, photos, or other materials) that support the nominee’s achievements and leadership. All supporting material must be received by September 13, 2024. A headshot or close up photo of the winning supervisor will be requested later. Email materials to


The winner will be honored at the Annual Statewide Conservation Awards Ceremony. It’s a moment of recognition and celebration that you won’t want to miss.


Please note that this award is kept confidential between IASWCD, the award judges, and the nominator. IASWCD will inform the nominator regarding the award recipient and will ask for support in coordinating the Supervisor’s attendance at the award ceremony.

Ready to apply? Click the link above and let’s get started. We can’t wait to hear about the incredible work happening in our districts. Good luck!