Director Trainings


Below you can find presentations and documentation presented at the VASWCD Director & District Admin Training held June 21-22, 2016.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Personnel/Human Resource Mgmt Topic: Personnel & Operating Policy Best Practices -peaker: Terri Higgins, Associate Director Henricopolis SWCD & Loudoun SWCD

Personnel Policy Showcase Panel – Piedmont SWCD, Loudoun SWCD, Hanover-Caroline SWCD, Peter Francisco SWCD/ Moderated by Wayne Davis, DCR & Terri Higgins

Building your SWCD through Marketing, Outreach & Engagement -Speaker: Julie Buchanan – DCR, Senior Public Relations & Marketing Specialist

Visit the VASWCD Marketing webpage for additional resources.

Marketing, Outreach & Engagement Showcase Panel – Piedmont SWCD, Hanover-Caroline SWCD, Northern VA SWCD, Northern Neck SWCD/ Moderated by Julie Buchanan


The VASWCD and its Educational Foundation organize regional director trainings throughout the year.

Training topics chosen previously have included financial matters, IT issues, parliamentary procedures, efficient meeting management, and personnel management. If you have a topic or a speaker that you would like to recommend for a future training, please contact VASWCD staff. Additionally, if you are interested in assisting the education committee with training please contact VASWCD staff for more details.

Information on the VASWCD Annual Meeting, the largest training opportunity for directors, associates, staff, and partner organizations, can be found at