Joe Glassmeyer, Chair
Joe and his wife Peachie own and operate Glassmeyer Family Farms in Franklin Township. Their farm encompasses 510 acres of corn, soybeans, hay and pasture. Joe has been a Board member in 1986. He also held various offices for the Ohio Federation of Soil & Water Conservation Districts (OFSWCD), including Area 4 Director from 2000 to 2008, Secretary-Treasurer from 2009-10, Vice President from 2011-12, and OFSWCD President from 2013-14.
Dave Anspach, Vice-Chair
Dave Anspach has a B.S. degree in Business from Miami University, and worked for the Farm Credit Services Agency for 15 yrs., before serving as Clermont SWCD’s Administrator from 1990-97. In 2006, Dave rejoined the SWCD family as a Board Supervisor. He is now completing his 4th term. Additionally, Dave serves as the Area IV Director for the Ohio Federation of Soil & Water Conservation Districts, and has served on the Clermont County Park Board since 1999.
Melody Newman, Secretary-Treasurer
Melody Newman is in her 3rd term as Board Supervisor. She retired from teaching after 35 years at Clermont Northeastern, where she taught 5th grade Science and Language Arts. Melody used the outdoors as a teaching springboard, sponsoring an after school environmental club, leading improvements to the school’s nature center, and starting the “green cafeteria” program where students and staff learned how to compost items from the cafeteria. Melody also serves as an educator for Greenacres Water Quality Project, and a trailside ambassador volunteer at the Cincinnati Nature Center.
Steve Phillips, Vice President
Steve Phillips is a lifetime resident of Clermont County, and has worked locally for Cargill for over 20 years. Steve and his family farm 130 acres raising cattle, and growing berries and tobacco. Steve has installed numerous conservation practices on his land, including a spring development and solar watering device. Steve was the District’s Cooperator of the Year in 2008 and has served as a District Board Supervisor since 2009.
Todd Winemiller, Member
Todd Winemiller is in his 2nd term as District Supervisor, He and his family farm approximately 3,500 acres. Todd has played an active role with the Farm Service Agency, serving for 10 years on the County Committee, and also serves as a member of the OSU Extension Office’s advisory committee. In addition, Todd is a pilot and very active in local aviation chapters.