District Board

The Sussex Conservation District is made up of an eight member Board of Supervisors. There are four elected farmer members, one county council representative, one county agent who acts as secretary, and two appointed members. The borders of the supervisors’ area are divided east and west by Rt. 113, and north and south by Route 9. Following is a list of the Board of Supervisors:

The elected board members serve 4 year terms, and appointed members 3 year terms.

Chairman, Farm Member -  Jan. 1, 2017 - Dec. 31, 2020
Joel Wharton
Millsboro, Delaware

Vice Chairman, Farm Member -  Jan. 1, 2016 - Dec. 31, 2019
Roland Hill Jr.
Lewes, Delaware

Treasurer, Farm Member - Jan. 1, 2015 - Dec. 31, 2018
Dale Ockels
Milton, Delaware

Secretary, Representative of UD Cooperative Extension 
Cory Whaley
Georgetown, Delaware

Farm Member - Jan. 1, 2014 - Dec. 31, 2017
Richard Carlisle
Bridgeville, Delaware

Appointed Member - May 1, 2016 - April 30, 2019
Joe Booth
Georgetown, Delaware

Member Representative of Sussex County Council 
Samuel Wilson Jr.
Georgetown, Delaware

 

Sussex Conservation District Board Election Procedures

Sussex Conservation's Programs