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Who We Are:
National Conservation Foundation

Organized in 1952, the NCF supports the advancement of programs and partnerships to deliver conservation solutions through locally-led environmental conservation and focus on developing the next generation of conservation leaders. The foundation provides funding for public outreach, youth development and leadership development programs. We are the sister organization to the National Association of Conservation Districts.

NCF Mission

To educate and prepare conservation leaders for the sustainability and regeneration of our natural resources.

NCF Vision

The National Conservation Foundation cultivates, educates and inspires conservation leaders of all ages.

Interested in Investing in NCF?

As a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, we run off donations and support from individuals, organizations and companies. We have multiple ways to support the NCF programs and efforts; check out our Invest with Us page

NCF Leadership Team

The National Conservation Foundation is governed by a board of trustees led by an executive committee. Here is the listing of the current NCF Board of Trustees and Executive Committee members:

Executive Committee

Brent Van Dyke


Chair
New Mexico

Tim Reich


Vice Chair
South Dakota

Tim Palmer


NACD Past President
Iowa

Patricia Lardie


Secretary
Wisconsin

Rudy Rice


At-Large
Illinois

Michael Crowder


NACD Immediate Past President
Washington

Jeremy Peters


Executive Director
Washington, D.C.

Board of Trustees

Jim Berlier


At-Large
New Mexico

Earl Garber


NACD Past President
Louisiana

Rick Jeans


At-Large
Oklahoma

Lisa Knauf-Owen


NASCA Representative
Oklahoma

Millie Langley


NCF-Envirothon Representative
North Carolina

Bevin Law


At-Large
Kansas

Dan Meyerhoff


ACED
Kansas

Mike Mosel


Trustee Emeritus
Nebraska

Macie O’Shaughnessy


Syngenta
Minnesota

Barbara Perlman-Whyman


NACD Presidents Association
Nevada

John Redding


NACD Past President
Georgia

Steve Robinson


NACD Past President
Ohio

Gene Schmidt


NACD Past President
Indiana

Eric Shideler


NCDEA Representative
Indiana

Karen Smart


NACD Auxiliary Representative
Utah

Bob Warner


NACD Board Member
Colorado

Brooke Wynn


Smithfield Foods
Virginia

NCF Staff

NCF Annual Report

In order to celebrate success and reflect on progress, we create an annual report. Please check out our latest NCF Annual Report to find the highlights from the past year.

Previous Annual Reports