The board consists of 10 members with 5 representatives from each county. The Chautauqua County representatives are appointed by the County Executive and subject to the approval of the County Legislature. Members serve 3-year terms and Chautauqua County’s current members include:
Robert Carpenter December 31, 2019
Kenneth Chase, Chair December 31, 2019
James Dye December 31, 2019
Kristopher Ivett December 31, 2019
Carl (Pete) Smallback December 31, 2019
Roles and Responsibilities: The Conewango Watershed Commission is established through a partnership with Cattaraugus County to protect, finance, operate, maintain and carryout the Conewango Creek Watershed Plan and to provide flood prevention.