Soil & Water
1942 Old DeKalb Rd.
Canton, New York 13617

Ph: 315-386-3582
Fx: 855-401-1956


The St. Lawrence County

Soil & Water Conservation District

Board of Directors


Link to BOD meeting handouts   


  Robert G. Andrews, Jr.


Robert G. Andrews, Jr. is a Dairy Farmer from Fowler, NY. His dairy consists of 90 Registered Holstein and 70 young stock. Bob farms 817 acres with 345 tillable on a farm that has been in the family since 1930.

He has served as Chairman of the St. Lawrence County Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Directors since 1998.

Bob is very proud of the accomplishments of the Soil & Water Conservation District and looks forward to the future


Kevin Acres

Board of Legislators' Representative

Kevin Acres joined our Board in January 2019 as one of our Board of Legislators’ Representatives.  He lives in Madrid on a three hundred cow dairy farm. He has been on the Board of Legislators for eight years and was Chairman in 2017 and 2018. 


John Burke

Board of Legislators'




Becky Allen



Becky Allen is Treasurer of our Board and is the Non-Ag At-Large member.  She is the Executive Director of Garden Share, Inc. and enjoys being on our Board. She currently resides in South Colton.

Mark Mathews


Mark Mathews joins our Board as the Grange representative.  He comes from a farming background and currently works at Losurdo Foods, Inc.  He lives in Ogdensburg, NY.





Adam Cook

Vice Chair

Adam Cook is a beef farmer from the Town of Potsdam and is also a physical education teacher at Norwood-Norfolk Central.  He grew up on a farm and is happy to be joining the SLC SWCD Board.

He is serving as Vice Chair and is Member-at-Large on the Board of Directors.






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Bob Andrews

SWCD Staff 2017

Becky Allen

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