Biographies for New Board Members
Brandon Fisher lives in Delphos. He is married to Leeannda and they have two children. Brandon works for the Allen County Public Health Department as a Public Health Emergency Preparedness Planner. He assists his dad during spring planting and fall harvest. He also has a small garden on his property to maintain local pollinator populations and is looking at installing multiple rain barrels to reduce his water use in the garden. Brandon is a member of the Delphos Knights of Columbus, Delphos St. John's Athletic Boosters, and Co-Chair of the Northwest Ohio Public Health Planners Group.
Brandon says, "I am eager to serve on the Board to continue to support the conservation efforts of the Allen Soil and Water Conservation District."
Karen Feigh is a resident of Shawnee Township. She is married to Barrett Jr. and has two children. Karen works for Rite Aid Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Technician. She and her husband operate primarily a grain farm that has been farmed by the family for 3 generations. They have 125 Boer goats and have installed many conservation practices. In 2006 they were Allen SWCD Cooperator of the Year.
Karen says "Land Managemnt and Conservation are part of my family's trade, but this is a generation that needs to learn more about the value of land, farming, raising livestock, ect. I am very proud of my husband, family, and friends that farm and care for the land and livestock. I want to help others understand how important what we do as a community impacts the earth we live on."