GACD President, Woody Snell, Inducted into Hall of Fame

Georgia Association of Conservation Districts (GACD) is proud to announce the induction of Woody Snell into the Hall of Fame. This prestigious recognition highlights District Supervisors who have dedicated many years of service to natural resource conservation.  Snell was recognized at GACD’s Hall of Fame Banquet held January 19 at Lake Lanier Islands Resort.

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Woody Snell received his Master of Science in Management from Georgia Institute of Technology and his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Clemson University. He has been actively involved in real estate development for over 25 years and serves as the President of Lynwood Development Group, a real estate development and investment company that specializes in environmentally sustainable and pedestrian friendly communities. Snell has managed the successful completion of more than 70 communities consisting of over 3,000 acres and about 10,000 lots. Most recently Woody was the master developer of West Village which was recognized as The Development of Excellence by both the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) and the Livable Communities Coalition (LCC).

 Woody currently serves as GACD’s President and has been instrumental in advancing and growing the organization. He has been a District Supervisor with the Cobb County Conservation District for 20 years. In addition, He is the past Chairman of the Council for Quality Growth and active member Cobb County Development Standards Board.

 Georgia’s 40 Conservation Districts are organized under state law to carry out the State’s conservation programs. The Districts provide information and education to implement practices that decrease soil erosion and protect water resources. Conservation districts are local people solving local problems. Board meetings are held monthly and are open to the public.

Georgia Association of Conservation Districts is a nonprofit whose mission is to advocate for the conservation of Georgia’s natural resources by providing organization, leadership and a unified strategic direction to the Conservation Districts of the State.