Board of Directors
Soil Conservation Districts are local units of government responsible for the soil and water conservation work within their boundaries. The district's role is to increase voluntary conservation practices among farmers, ranchers and other land users. The SCD is governed by an elected board.
Larry Dickey, Board Chairman
Larry currently serves as Vice-Chairman of the Board. He was elected in March of 2006 by the farmers of Giles County. He is a native of Giles County and still resides on the farm in the Campbellsville area where he grew up. Larry is responsible for outside sales through the Giles County Cooperative. He is a member of the local Quail Forever Milky Way Chapter and an avid supporter of Wildlife.
Ben Jackson, Board Secretary/Treasurer
Ben was elected by the farmers of Giles County in 2019. He currently works in the position of Branch Manager at the Bank of Frankewing in Pulaski. Ben was born and raised in Pulaski, with hunting and fishing as important hobbies growing up. He continues to be an dedicated outdoorsman, interested in wildlife conservation evidenced by his memberships in the local Quail Forever Milky Way Chapter and Ducks Unlimited.
Chris Edgmon, Board Supervisor
Chris was appointed to the Giles County SCD board by the Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) in April of 2015. Chris and his family live in the Prospect area of Giles County. They row crop as well as raise Angus cattle at Willow Oaks Farm. Chris served for nine years on the FSA Giles County Committee. Chris is also one of the founding partners in Seven Fifty Seven meats.
James McCormack, Board Supervisor
James McCormack was elected to the board in 2019 by the farmers of Giles County. He is a full time young farmer and grows approximately 2,500 acres of corn, soybeans, and wheat annually. James and his family live in northern Giles County. James is an active member of United Church in Lawrenceburg.
Russ Underwood, Board Supervisor
Russ was appointed to the board in Spring of 2020 by the Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA). Russ and his family reside in Lynnville.
Giles County Soil Conservation District is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.