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 Meeting  –  The August Board meeting will held on Thursday, September 3, 2020
1:45 p.m. Public Levy Hearing for 2021 Fiscal Budget
2:00 p.m. Board of Directors Meeting

The CPNRD board room will be available for public participation in the meeting. Address: 215 Kaufman Ave in Grand Island, NE. Social distancing guidelines will be followed.

Board Meeting Minutes:  July Board Action  |  Board Minutes 2018-2020

2020 Election  The following directors have refiled for the CPNRD board of directors: Jay Richeson, Subdistrict 1; Dwayne Margritz, Subdistrict 2; Marvion Reichert, Subdistrict 3; Lon Bohn, Subdistrict 4 for 2 years; Jim Bendfeldt, Subdistrict 5; Mick Reynolds, Subdistrict 6; Jerry Wiese, Subdistrict 7; LeRoy Arends, Subdistrict 8; Doug Reeves, Subdistrict 9, and Barry Obermiller, Subdistrict 10. Non-incumbent Eric Davis, Kearney, filed for Subdistrict 4; Keith Stafford did not refile.

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 (chairman)
Western Projects
Programs
Variance
Budget
2005-Present
Current Term:
2017-2020
Brian Keiser
Subdistrict 1

Dawson County
Gothenburg
308-537-7524
Water Quantity
Western Projects
2007-Present
Current Term:
2015-2022
Dwayne Margitz
Subdistrict 2

Dawson County
Lexington
308-324-2730
Water Quality
Western Projects
2005-Present
Current Term
2015-2020
Chris Henry
Subdistrict 2

Dawson County
Cozad
(308) 784-2707
Western Projects (chairman)
Water Quantity
Budget
Current Term:
2015-2022
Marvion Reichert
Subdistrict 3

Buffalo County
Elm Creek
308-856-4332
Western Projects (chairman)
Water Quantity
Variance
Budget
2005-Present
Current Term:
2017-2020
Steve SheenSteve Sheen
Subdistrict 3

Buffalo County
Kearney
308-237-3208
Water Quantity
Western Projects
Programs
2007-Present
Current Term:
2015-2022
Keith Stafford
Subdistrict 4

Buffalo County
Kearney
308-233-2979
Western Projects (chairman)
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:
2019-2020
Deb VanMatreDeb VanMatre
Subdistrict 5

Buffalo County
Gibbon
308-468-5875
Board Secretary
Water Quality
Western Projects
Programs
Budget
Executive
Current Term:
2017-2022
Jim Bendfeldt
Subdistrict 5

Board Chairman
Buffalo County
Kearney
308-234-6165
Board Chairman
Water Quality
Variance
Budget
2005-Present
Current Term:
2017-2020
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:
2017-2020
Jerry Milner
Subdistrict 6

Hall County
Grand Island
308-382-3710
Water Quality (chairman)
Eastern Projects
Budget
Current Term
2015-2022
Jerry Wiese
Subdistrict 7

Hall County
Grand Island
308-382-2926
Eastern Projects (chairman)
Water Quantity
Budget
2001-Present
Current Term
2017-2020
Ed Stoltenberg
Subdistrict 7

Hall County
Cairo
308-382-5087
Eastern Projects (chairman)
Water Quality
Budget
2007-Present
Current Term
2015-2022
LeRoy Arends
Subdistrict 8

Hall County
Grand Island
308-382-1843
Eastern Projects
Programs
2005-Present
Current Term
2017-2020
Alicia Haussler
Subdistrict 8

Hall County
Grand Island
308-381-0564
Eastern
Water Quality
Programs
1997-2004,
2007-Present
Current Term
2015-2022
Ed Kyes
Subdistrict 9

Merrick County
Central City
308-548-2488
Programs (chairman)
Water Quality
Eastern Projects
Variance
2001-Present
Current Term
2015-2022
Doug Reeves
Subdistrict 9

Merrick County
Central City
308-940-0656
Water Quantity
Eastern Projects
Programs
Current Term
2017-2020
Chuck Maser
Subdistrict 10

Hall County
Grand Island
308-382-7555
Water Quality (chairman)
Eastern
Budget
Executive
2011-Present
Current Term
2015-2022
Barry Obermiller
Subdistrict 10

Hall County
Grand Island
308-382-4877
Water Quality
Eastern Projects
Variance
1997-Present
Current Term
2017-2020
Keith Ostermeier
At-Large

Hall County
Grand Island
308-382-8266
Board Treasurer
Water Quantity
Programs
Budget
Executive
Current Term:
2017-2022

 

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.