The Venango Conservation District is very pleased to announce that two new staff members have been added. Hilary Buchanan has been hired as the district's Dirt Gravel and Low Volume Roads Technician, and Tim Hummel has been hired as the district's Watershed Specialist. Each began their new positions on May 2nd.
Hilary has earned a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Geoscience and has work experience with wetland delineation, NPDES permits and Chapter 105 General and Joint Permits. She also has work experience in water sampling, and ArcGIS work.
Hilary has been off and running since her first day. She has attended new staff training for the Dirt & Gravel Roads program. She has been on project locations most every day in May. She even helped out with elementary education programs.
Tim has earned a Master's degree in Biology. Tim has work experience as a Watershed Project Manager and experience as a field technician. Tim has been busy around the County meeting with local watershed associations and contributing to elementary education programs.
We are so impressed with the work our new staff has progressed with just in the month of May. We are looking forward to the great work these new staff members will bring to our office and to Venango County.