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Who We Are

Staff & Commission


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



Brian Lehman

Crow Wing County Municipalities

Vice Chair

Rosemary Franzen

Crow Wing County Commissioner


Craig Nathan

MN Workforce Development


Alan Perish

Todd County Town Boards


David Anderson

Wadena County Municipalities


Duane Johnson

Morrison County Commissioner


Bob Kangas

Cass County Commissioner


Sharon Ballou

Region Five School Boards


John Benson

Cass County Town Boards


Katy Botz
Region Five School Boards


Steve Hall

Camp Ripley


Chris Hadfield

Higher Education


Diane Jacobson


Bill Kern
Wadena County Town Boards


Barb Becker

Todd County Commissioner


Andrea Lauer
Morrison County Municipalities


Paul Nieman, Jr

Morrison County Town Boards


Chuck Parins
Morrison County Area Council of Government


Mark Platta
Crow Wing County Town Boards


John Poston

Cass County Municipalities


Dave Pritschet

City of Brainerd


Joel Quance
Todd County Municipalities

Kim Nagle

Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe


Ron Noon

Wadena County Commissioner