About The CSCB Board

Colorado State Conservation Board

The Colorado State Conservation Board (CSCB):

  • Acts as a state board of appeals for the 76 conservation districts.
  • Administers and disburses funds for the purpose of assisting the districts.
  • Acts in an advisory capacity with the districts.
  • Coordinates the programs of all districts.
  • Undertakes studies of watershed planning.
  • Develops, implements and administers watershed flood prevention and underground water storage projects.
  • Distributes grants, services and materials for conservation purposes.

Colorado State Conservation Board Members

Danny Neufeld
Rio Grande Watershed
Don McBee
Lower Arkansas River Watershed
Karen Salapich
Upper Arkansas River Watershed
Karin Utterback-Normann
White-Yampa and North Platte River Watersheds
Joe Lindsay
Upper South Platte River Watershed 
Ken Lipton
Colorado, Gunnison and Dolores River Watersheds
Chester Zwirn
Republican and Lower South Platte River Watersheds
Bob Becker
San Juan River Basin Watershed
R. Emmett Jordan
Governor's Appointee

Advisory Members

Kate Greenberg
Commissioner of Agriculture
Colorado Department of Agriculture
Dan Gibbs
Executive Director
Colorado Department of Natural Resources
Ajay Menon
Dean - College of Agricultural Sciences
Colorado State University
Dr. Lou Swanson
Director of Operations
CSU Extension


 CSCB Board Information