ISDA is happy to announce Sarah Simpson as Interim Director of the Division of Soil Conversation for the Indiana State Department of Agriculture. Simpson joined ISDA in 2006, is currently the Director of Agricultural Policy, and will continue to serve in that capacity.Simpson, who replaces former Soils Director Jerod Chew, will oversee ISDA’s environmental stewardship initiatives and conservation programs such as: direct on-farm technical and financial assistance for conservation practices implementation, supporting Indiana’s 92 Soil and Water Conservation Districts, and conservation promotion.
Before joining ISDA, Simpson worked for her family’s swine production and grain business in Carroll County. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University and received her juris doctorate from Valparaiso University of Law. Simpson assumes her new responsibilities immediately.