Committees & Minutes
Chairperson - Nancy Dunnell, LOW SWCD
Vice-Chairperson - Jan Miller, Roseau SWCD
Secretary - Ed Arnesen, LOW County
Russell Walker, Roseau County
Bill Thompson, Warroad River Watershed District
The primary role of the Policy Committee is to make final decisions about the content of the plan and its approval and submittal tothe Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR).
Kayla Bowe - Red Lake DNR for Red Lake Nation
Annette Drewes - MN DNR - Ecological & Water Resources
Tim Erickson - LOW County - Public Works Director
Cary Hernandez - MPCA - Project Watershed Mgmt
Mike Hirst - LOW SWCD
Jeff Hrubes - BWSR - Clean Water Specialist
Scott Johnson - Roseau SWCD
Brian Ketring - Roseau County Highway Dept
Ryan Lemickson - MDA - Fertilizer Technical Advisor
Janine Lovold - Roseau SWCD
Todd Miller - Roseau County Landowner
Nick Painovich - LOW County Resort Owner
Norvel Parsley - Roseau County Landowner
Chris Parthun - MN Dept of Health - Principle Planner
Jeff Pelowski - Roseau County - Environmental Services
Chad Severts - BWSR - Board Conservationist
Josh Stromlund - LOW County/SWCD - SWCD / Land & Water Planning Director
Dan Trosen - Warroad City Superintendent
Membership on the Advisory Committee consist of members from the PWG, other local government staff, the state's main water agencies and/or plan review agencies, the general public, trade organization, nonprofit organizations and special interest groups. Leaders within the local community are valued members of the Advisory Committee.
The purpose of an Advisory Committee is to make recommendations on the Plan and the Targeted Implementation Schedule to the Policy Committee, including identification of priority resources, priority concerns, and issues affecting the priority concern.
Planning Work Group
Mike Hirst - Lake of the Woods County SWCD
Josh Stromlund - Lake of the Woods SWCD/County
Brian Ketring - Roseau County Highway Dept.
Scott Johnson - Roseau County SWCD
Janine Lovold - Roseau County SWCD
HEI - Houston Engineering - Consultant
The PWG is comprised of local staff, local water planners, local watershed staff, and local SWCD staff for the purposes of logistical and day-to-day decision-making in the planning process. The PWG includes the consultant and other advisors responsible for assembling the draft and final Plan.
Members of the PWG are responsible for providing information needed for the planning process, reviewing and accepting draft plan related information, and assisting in Plan development. Identifying priority resources, priority concerns, and issues affecting the priority concerns for their specific county is also the responsibility of the PWG.