Meet the District Staff

Cliff Lundin has served as the District Manager and General Counsel of the District since 2009.  Prior to that Cliff served as a member of the Board of Supervisors for 30 years, being elected chairman for much of that time.  Cliff also served for 12 years as a member of the NJ State Soil Conservation Committee (NJACD), for 4 years as President of the NJ Association of Conservations Districts (NJACD), for 3 years as a Director of the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) and for 2 years as a member of the Executive Board of NACD.   Cliff is a recognized expert in urban conservation and currently serves on the NACD Urban and Community Conservation Committee.  Cliff holds a Master of Science degree in Environmental Science as well as a law degree from Rutgers University and Rutgers Law School. He is a licensed attorney of New Jersey.  Cliff also previously served as Mayor of Hopatcong for 8 years, as a member of the Lake Hopatcong Regional Planning Board for 28 years, as a member of the Hopatcong Zoning Board and Planning Board (30 years), as a founding member of the Hopatcong. Environmental Commission and as a member of the Hopatcong Board of Health. He currently is a member of the Hopatcong Board of Education and serves as chairman of both the Hopatcong Open Space Committee and the Sussex County Open Space Committee.  Cliff previously worked for the US EPA Region II office in the water and hazardous waste enforcement section.  Cliff also served on the Board of the NJ League of Municipalities.

Cathy Williams serves as the District’s Office Administrator.  Cathy has worked for the District since 2001 and is skilled in all aspects of office administration.

Jeff Eckert has worked for the District since 2003. Jeff serves as the District’s primary job site inspector.

Tom Hansen has served as a part time soil erosion inspector with the District since 2011. Tom holds a BA from William Paterson University. Prior to his retirement Tom worked as a full time inspector for the NJ Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) and NJ Board of Public Utilities. His responsibilities included inspections and investigations relative to solid waste and recycling. Tom also previously worked for the Franklin Mineral Museum.