Region Five Five Counties. One Vision. One Source Links & Resources
Who We Are

Staff & Commission




 Providing the level of quality service their communities have come to expect.



David Anderson

Wadenda County Municipalities


Vice Chair

Alex Weego

Todd County Municipalities



Jill Abbott

Higher Education



Erich Heppner

Emerging Leader



Sheldon Monson

Wadena County Commissioner



John Benson

Cass County Town Boards


Mike Wilson

Morrison County Commissioner


Bob Kangas

Cass County Commissioner


Kevin Egan

Cass County Municipalities


Alan Perish

Todd County Town Boards


Curt Johnson
Region Five School Boards


Matthew Erickson

Camp Ripley


Jill Abbott

Higher Education


Diane Jacobson


Chuck Parins

Morrison County Area Council of Government


Morrison County Municipalities


Paul Nieman, Jr

Morrison County Town Boards


Barb Becker

Todd County Commissioner


Murlyn Kreklau

Wadena County Town Boards


Duane Ruona
Crow Wing County Town Boards


Jan Lambert

City of Brainerd


Tom Lillehei

Crow Wing County Municipalities


Rosemary Franzen

Crow Wing County Commissioner



Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe



Craig Nathan

MN Workforce Development