Southwest Region

NACD’s Southwest Region representative is Jeff Burwell. Jeff is based in Colorado and can be reached at


Executive Board Member: Jim Berlier, Estancia, N.M.
Region Chair: Bob Barry, Monticello, UT
National Conservation District Employees Association (NCDEA) Southwest Region Representative: Gretchen Rank, Mancos, Colo.
National Association of State Conservation Agencies (NASCA) State Representatives

Staff: Jeff BurwellRidgway, CO

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Technical Assistance Grants:

  • To be featured as TA Grant success story, submit information to Mike Beacom, mike-beacom[at]
  • Technical Assistance Grant Round 1 Quarterly Reports due: Apr. 20 for the reporting period of Jan. 1-March 31
  • Technical Assistance Grant Round 2 Announcements:

Please send any resources, job posts, events, blogs, news to share, questions, comments, etc. to Jeff Burwell, jeff-burwell[at]

For information on the Southwest Region meeting, click here.

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