Tony Riggi-District Manager-MDA

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 Nancy Metcalf-District Conservationist-NRCS


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Deborah Minnich-District Secretary-MDA

Debbie1.jpgDebbie has worked for the Queen Anne's Soil Conservation District since October 1994.  She enjoys assisting the public and keeping the office running smoothly. 

 

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 Donald Dawkins-Soil Conservation Technician-SCD

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Donald started working for the USDA Soil Conservation Service in 1956 in Kent County, Maryland after attending Goldey Beacom College.  He moved to the Queen Anne's District office in 1959 and worked for NRCS until he retired from federal service in 1994.  At that time, Donald began working part-time for Queen Anne's Soil Conservation District as a Queen Anne's County employee. 

 

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Matthew Yoash-Soil Conservation Technician-MDA

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Matt started working for Caroline Soil Conservation District as a Soil Conservation Technician in 1979.  He came to work for Queen Anne's Soil Conservation District in 1988 as a Soil Conservation Technician. 

 

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 Chris Cochran- Soil Conservation Planner-SCD

 

 

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Sharon Calisto-Soil Conservationist-NRCS

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Sharon joined the Queen Anne's Soil Conservation District as a Soil Conservationist for NRCS in 2002.  Previously, she worked for MDA as a Conservation Planner in Prince George's County.  Sharon graduated from the University of Maryland at College Park in 1994 with a B.S. in General Agriculture. 

 

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Donna Smith- Soil Conservation Assistant-SCD

 Donna started working in the Soil Conservation office in May 2014 as a Soil Conservation Specialist.  She had been working in the Planning and Zoning office for the past 9 years as the Agricultural Specialist focusing on land preservation and maintaining county owned farmland.

Prior to Planning and Zoning, she worked at the Farm Service Agency for 24 years.  Her institutional knowledge of the county and farm producers is very helpful when reviewing sediment and erosion plans.

Donna lives in Queen Anne's County with her husband and daughter on their poultry and grain farm.

 

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Carrie Jennings-Agricultural Resource Conservation Specialist-MDA

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Carrie joined the Queen Anne's Soil Conservation District as a MDA Soil Conservation Planner in 2001.  She graduated from Virginia Tech with a B.S. in Environmental Policy and Planning with a background in Forestry. 

 

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Katie Starr-Agricultural Resource Conservation Specilist-MDA

Katie.jpgKatie joined Queen Anne's Soil Conservation District in July 2006 as a Grant Planner for the Corsica watershed. She was hired as a permanent MDA Soil Conservation Planner in May of 2007. She graduated from the University of Maryland College Park in 2004 with a B.S. in General Agriculture with a background in Animal Science.

 

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  Sarah Harris- Administrative Assistant-SCD

Sarah worked next door at Farm Service Agency for 2 years and now works in the District Office as an assistant for both NRCS and District programs. 

 

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Mike Everett-Agricultural Resource Conservation Specialist-Corsica Watershed-MDA      

  Mike was hired by MDA in October 2012 as an Agriculture Resource Conservation Specialist Planner for the Corsica Watershed.  He grew up on his grandparents’ horse farm outside of Smyrna, DE and graduated from Delaware State University with a BS in Natural Resources with a background in Agriculture and Environmental Science. Mike has also worked with the University of Maryland on nutrient management studies that include Variable-Rate Nitrogen Application, along with phosphorus filter systems in the agriculture setting.  During the summer of 2012, Mike worked for a farmer in the North-Central region of Montana for several months before returning home to the Eastern Shore.             

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Nicole Brown-Soil Conservation Associate II

Nicole joined Queen Anne's Soil Conservation District in July 2016 as a MDA Soil Conservation Associate. She graduated from West Virginia University in May 2015 with a Bachelor's of Science in Agriculture, majoring in Agriculture and Extension Education with a minor in Agribusiness Management.  Nicole grew up in Queen Anne's County on her family farm in Centreville. 

 

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Christopher Davidson-Civil Engineering Technician-NRCS

 

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Justin Ford-Soil Conservationist-NRCS


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Dale Foxwell-

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