Jefferson County SWCD

625 SE Salmon Avenue #6

Redmond, OR 97756

OUR STAFF

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Staci recently moved here from Virginia where she spent the last 10 years working for Soil & Water Conservation Districts. 
She loves Central Oregon!

District Manager
 

Staci Merkt

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Sam joined the District in September 2018.  Sam is committed to assisting landowners in Jefferson County to improve water quality on their properties.

Conservation Technician
 

Sam Rossi

Stephanie graduated from Oregon State University with a B.S. in Environmental Science. Stephanie works with NRCS engineers to create conservation plans for irrigation improvement projects, she also provides programmatic and technical assistance for fuels reduction projects. 

Soil Conservationist 
Natural Resource Conservation Services 

Stephanie Russo

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Adam came to the District in 1998 and has been working in the Trout Creek Watershed Area doing stream restoration work benefiting anadromous summer steelhead.

Project Manager ~ Trout Creek
 

Adam Haargerg

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Victoria joined the District in 2019.  She has a passion for rivers and watershed management. She is excited to work with the communities of Jefferson, Deschutes and Crook County

CREP Technician
 

Victoria Fischella

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Lars is a Colorado State University Alumni with a degree in Rangeland Ecology and Forestry Management. He has been a Rangeland Management Specialist with the NRCS for over 17 years providing technical expertise and conservation planning for farmers, ranchers, and forest landowners wanting to make improvements to their land.

District Conservationist
Natural Resource Conservation Services 

Lars Santana

SUPPORTING AGENCY STAFF