Whidbey Island Conservation District board appoints new supervisor

The Whidbey Island Conservation District Board of Supervisors has appointed Tim Keohane of Coupeville to fill a mid-term vacancy for an elected supervisor position.

Keohane, along with his wife Paula, fish commercially in Alaska, where the couple had previously worked with the Soil Conservation Service to develop their family homestead there.

Since acquiring acreage on Whidbey Island, Keohane has continued his involvement managing their farm and forest lands and has developed and implemented a forest conservation plan for the property.

The position runs until May 2013.

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