Supervisor Elections

Congratulations to Jeff Gochnauer on his re-election to the 

Wayne SWCD Board of Supervisors!  

Supervisor Candidate - Jeff Gochnauer

Jeff Gochnauer lives in Green Twp. and farms 720 acres of corn, soybeans and wheat.  He raises wean to finish hogs.  Conservation practices used on the farm include 100 percent no-till, cover crops, planting green, grass buffer strips, grass waterways, soil testing and CNMP.  Jeff is a member of Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Wayne County and the Farm Bureau.  Jeff and his wife, Sherri, have four children:  Miriam, Noah, Emma and Raven. 

Supervisor Election & Absentee Ballots

Legal Notice

In accordance with Ch. 940 of the Ohio Revised Code, the Ohio Soil & Water Conservation Commission will cause an election to be held electing one (1) supervisor to fill the expiring term of Jeff Gochnauer.  The supervisor will be elected for a three (3) year term, beginning January 1, 2024.  The candidate running for the Wayne SWCD Board of Supervisors is:  Jeff Gochnauer.

Individuals who own or occupy land within the Wayne Soil and Water Conservation District and are 18 years of age or older may vote for Supervisor.  

There are three (3) ways an eligible voter can cast a ballot: 

1) at the annual meeting breakfast on Thursday, November 2, 2023 from 7:00-9:30a.m. at The Connection – Conference and Event Center. 

2) at the Wayne SWCD office during normal business hours, 8:00a.m.-4:30p.m. beginning October 4, 2023 - November 1, 2023. 

3) voting absentee October 4, 2023 - November 1, 2023; contact our office 330-263-5376 or email to request ballot and voter eligibility form.  

Absentee ballots submitted via mail must arrive at the Wayne SWCD office by the end of the day November 1, 2023.  Eligible voters must complete a ballot application in its entirety for validation.