Board of Directors

The Central Platte NRD Board of Directors is elected to protect and preserve a wide scope of natural resources within the district. There are 21 members, each serving a four-year term. The board consists of two directors in each of the 10 sub-districts and one at-large director. Directors in the same sub-district are elected in alternate election years.
Upcoming Board Events – Thursday, January 28, 2021
Public Hearing 1:45 p.m. Acreage Reserve Program
Board Meeting 2:00 p.m.
Location Central Platte NRD Office: 215 Kaufman Ave in Grand Island, NE
The CPNRD board room will be available for public participation in the meeting. Social distancing guidelines will be followed.

Board Meeting Minutes:  Board Action-December 17, 2020  |  Board Minutes 2018-2020

Board Vacancies – Subdistrict 2 and Subdistrict 4

Letters of interest were accepted to fill board vacancies in Subdistrict 2 and Subdistrict 4.
Subdistrict 2 includes: portions of Western Buffalo County, Eastern and Central Dawson County; and includes the communities of Overton, Sumner, Miller, Amherst, Riverdale and a portion of Lexington and Cozad.
Subdistrict 4 includes: portion of East Central Buffalo County; including parts of Northeast Kearney and Northwest Hall County. The Board Nominating Committee will recommend individuals at the January board meeting. The two new members will be appointed.

County Voting Maps

Buffalo      Custer       Dawson    Frontier      Hall    Hamilton   Howard     Merrick     Nance     Platte    Polk

 

 Board MembersCommitteesTerms
Jay Richeson
Subdistrict 1

Dawson County
Gothenburg
308-537-2578
Water Quantity
Western Projects
Programs
Variance
2005-Present
Current Term:
2021-2024
Brian Keiser
Subdistrict 1

Dawson County
Gothenburg
308-537-7524
Water Quantity
Western Projects
2007-Present
Current Term:
2019-2022
Dwayne Margitz
Subdistrict 2

Dawson County
Lexington
308-324-2730
Water Quality
Western Projects
2005-Present
Current Term
2021-2024
Chris Henry
Subdistrict 2

Dawson County
Cozad
(308) 784-2707
Western Projects-Chairman
Water Quantity
Budget
Current Term:
2019-2022
Marvion Reichert
Subdistrict 3

Buffalo County
Elm Creek
308-856-4332
Western Projects
Water Quantity
Variance
2005-Present
Current Term:
2021-2024
Steve SheenSteve Sheen
Subdistrict 3

Buffalo County
Kearney
308-237-3208
Water Quantity
Western Projects
Programs
2007-Present
Current Term:
2019-2022
Keith Stafford
Subdistrict 4

Buffalo County
Kearney
308-233-2979
Western Projects
Water Quantity
Budget
1989-2008
Current Term:
2017-2020
Did not refile
Lon Bohn
Subdistrict 4

Buffalo County
Gibbon
Water Quality
Western
2019-Present
Current Term:
2021-2022
Deb VanMatreDeb VanMatre
Subdistrict 5

Buffalo County
Gibbon
308-468-5875
Board Secretary
Water Quality
Western Projects
Programs
Budget
Executive
Current Term:
2019-2022
Jim Bendfeldt
Subdistrict 5

Board Chairman
Buffalo County
Kearney
308-234-6165
Board Chairman
Water Quality
Variance
Programs
Budget
2005-Present
Current Term:
2021-2024
Mick Reynolds
Subdistrict 6

Board Vice-Chairman
Hall County
Wood River
308-379-4765
Board Vice-Chairman
Water Quantity
Eastern Projects
Budget
Executive
*Nebraska Natural Resources Commission
2005-2006,
2009-Present
Current Term:
2021-2024
Jerry Milner
Subdistrict 6

Hall County
Grand Island
308-382-3710
Water Quality
Eastern Projects
Current Term
2019-2022
Jerry Wiese
Subdistrict 7

Hall County
Grand Island
308-382-2926
Eastern Projects-Chairman
Water Quantity
Budget
2001-Present
Current Term
2021-2024
Ed Stoltenberg
Subdistrict 7

Hall County
Cairo
308-382-5087
Eastern Projects
Water Quality
2007-Present
Current Term
2019-2022
LeRoy Arends
Subdistrict 8

Hall County
Grand Island
308-382-1843
Eastern Projects
Programs
2005-Present
Current Term
2021-2024
Alicia Haussler
Subdistrict 8

Hall County
Grand Island
308-381-0564
Eastern
Water Quality
Programs
1997-2004,
2007-Present
Current Term
2019-2022
Ed Kyes
Subdistrict 9

Merrick County
Central City
308-548-2488
Programs-Chairman
Water Quality
Eastern Projects
Variance
Budget
2001-Present
Current Term
2019-2022
Doug Reeves
Subdistrict 9

Merrick County
Central City
308-940-0656
Water Quantity-Chairman
Eastern Projects
Programs
Current Term
2021-2024
Chuck Maser
Subdistrict 10

Hall County
Grand Island
308-382-7555
Water Quality-Chairman
Eastern
Budget
2011-Present
Current Term
2019-2022
Barry Obermiller
Subdistrict 10

Hall County
Grand Island
308-382-4877
Water Quality
Eastern Projects
Variance
1997-Present
Current Term
2021-2024
Keith Ostermeier
At-Large

Hall County
Grand Island
308-382-8266
Board Treasurer
Water Quantity
Programs
Budget
Executive
Current Term:
2019-2022

 

Board meetings are held at 2:00 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of each month (unless stated otherwise) at the CPNRD office located at 215 Kaufman Avenue, Grand Island NE 68803.  Contact CPNRD staff at (308) 385-6282 for details.