Our Staff

Administrative Assistant

Amanda Campbell
(540) 465-2424, ext. 101

Senior Conservation Specialist

Dana Gochenour
Office Line: (540) 465-2424, ext. 110
Work Cell Phone: (540) 325-8409

Conservation Specialist

Sam Truban
Office Line: (540) 465-2424, ext. 112
Work Cell Phone: (540) 325-8414

Conservation Specialist

Alison Sloop
Office Line: (540) 465-2424 ext. 111
Work Cell Phone: (540) 325-5180

Education & Program Support Specialist
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Officer

Allyson Ponn
Office Line: (540) 465.2424, ext. 104
Work Cell Phone: (540) 325-5330

Conservation Specialist

Nick Livesay
Office Line: (540) 465.2424, ext. 102
Work Cell Phone: (540) 325-8403

Technical Support Contractor

Sheryl Ferguson
Office Line: (540) 465-2424 ext 100

Interested in working with LFSWCD?

 The Lord Fairfax Soil & Water Conservation District headquartered in Strasburg, Shenandoah County, VA, is seeking a full-time Administrative Specialist.  Applicants should have, at a minimum, a high school degree and prior experience in a secretarial or clerical position.  Responsibilities include working in an office environment, providing clerical, bookkeeping,  and administrative support to other District staff and to District Board of Directors; maintaining official files; serving as timekeeper for District staff; preparing correspondence and routine reports; providing budget support and reports using Quickbooks software; serving as backup support for website maintenance and updates; taking minutes at monthly Board meetings; compiling and issuing Board packets in advance of monthly Board meetings; responding to telephone inquiries or office visitors and directing them to appropriate assistance; receiving FOIA requests and working with FOIA coordinator to provide timely responses in accordance with legal requirements; purchasing supplies, receiving or issuing invoices and processing payments; issuing IRS form 1099; and carrying out other standard office clerical duties.

Potential candidates must have experience with computers and using Microsoft programs, be a self-starter and excel at working in an office team environment.  Must have excellent communications and organizational skills. Pay will be commensurate with knowledge and experience. Health, retirement and leave benefits provided. 

SUBMIT a resume with two references and a cover letter describing your interest in the position to: LFSWCD, 722-B East Queen Street, Strasburg, VA 22657. For further information, please call 540.465.2424, ext. 101. The District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applications will be accepted through December 18, 2020.