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  Meeting changed to 11/30/17 at 7:30


  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

Benjamin Stauffer

Vice Chairman

Benjamin Stauffer is a dairy farmer from the Town of Lawrence.  He is one of the members of Stauffer Farms, LLC. 

He is serving as the Farm Bureau representative

Chad Colbert


Chad Colbert is a Certified Financial Planner and lives in the Town of Stockholm. Chad is a St. Lawrence County Legislator for District 11.




To be filled soon.

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.

Gregory Paquin


Gregory Paquin is a member of the St. Lawrence County Board of Legislators.  He is a teacher in Massena and also a resident.  He is looking forward to getting to know more about the SLC Soil and Water Conservation District.

Adam Cook


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 a Member-at-Large on the Board of Directors.






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BOD 2015

Chad Colbert

Bob Andrews

SWCD Staff 2017

Ben Stauffer

Dan Parker

BOD 2017

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