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

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.


Becky Allen


Becky Allen joins our Board as the Non-Ag At-Large member.  She is employed at St. Lawrence County's Emergency Services Department and is looking forward to 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.

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

Becky Allen

Ben Stauffer

Dan Parker

BOD 2017

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