Board of Directors

2018 ELECTION RESULTS
The following Board members were re-elected in their Subdistricts and will serve a four-year term:
At-Large: Keith Ostermeier, Grand Island; Subdistrict 1: Brian Keiser, Gothenburg
Subdistrict 2: Chris Henry, Cozad; Subdistrict 3: Steve Sheen, Kearney
Subdistrict 5: Deb VanMatre, Gibbon; Subdistrict 6: Jerry Milner, Grand Island
Subdistrict 7: Ed Stoltenberg, Cairo; Subdistrict 8: Alicia Haussler, Grand Island
Subdistrict 9: Ed Kyes, Central City; Subdistrict 10: Chuck Maser, Grand Island

Search Committee for Subdistrict 4:  Keith Stafford, Deb VanMatre, and Ed Stoltenberg will serve as the Search Committee to recommend the appointment of an individual for the Sub-district 4 vacancy. Letters of interest will be accepted until December 31, 2018. The candidate selected will be appointed at the January 2019 CPNRD Board of Directors meeting for a term of two years.  Sub-district 4 includes a portion of East Central Buffalo County including part of Northeast Kearney and a portion of Northwest Hall County. To determine if you live in Sub-district 4, contact CPNRD at (308) 385-6282 or visit cpnrd.org.  Letters of interest should be sent to CPNRD, 215 Kaufman Ave. Grand Island, NE 68803 or emailed to Lyndon Vogt at: vogt@cpnrd.org.

October – Board Action       Board Meeting Minutes: 2015-2018 Board Minutes

The CPNRD 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 one At-Large member and two directors in each Subdistrict.  Directors in the same sub-district are elected in alternate election years.
Upcoming Board Meeting- Thursday, November 15, 2018
2:00  Board of Directors Meeting  

Board MemberDirectorCommitteesTerms
Keith Ostermeier
At-Large

Hall County
5701 N Hwy 281
Grand Island
308-382-8266
Water Quality, Programs (Chairman), BudgetCurrent Term:
2017-2021

Jay Richeson
Subdistrict 1

Dawson County
1105 21st St. Gothenburg
308-537-2578
Jay Richeson Water Quantity, Western Projects, Programs, Variance, Budget2005-Present

Current Term:
2017-2021
Brian Keiser
Subdistrict 1

Dawson County
41304 Road 769 Gothenburg
308-537-7524
Brian KeiserWestern Projects,
Water Quality
2007-Present

Current Term:
2015-2019
Dwayne Margitz
Subdistrict 2

Dawson County
309 E 13th St Lexington
308-324-2730
Dwayne MargritzWestern Projects,
Water Quantity
2005-Present

Current Term
2015-2019
Chris Henry
Subdistrict 2

Dawson County
42491 Road 761 Cozad
(308) 784-2707
Chris HenryWater Quality, Western ProjectsCurrent Term:
2015-2019


Marvion Reichert
Subdistrict 3

Buffalo County
7680 Hwy 30 Elm Creek
308-856-4332
Marvion Reichert JrWestern Projects (chairman), Water Quantity, Variance, Budget2005-Present

Current Term:
2017-2021
Steve Sheen
Subdistrict 3

Buffalo County
2530 Dove Hill Ave Kearney
308-237-3208
Steve SheenWestern Projects, Water Quantity2007-Present
Current Term:
2015-2019
Keith Stafford
Subdistrict 4

Buffalo County
4614 Parklane Dr Kearney
308-233-2979
Keith StaffordWestern Projects,
Water Quantity
1989-2008

Current Term:
2017-2021
Bob Schanou
Subdistrict 4

Buffalo County
14682 Shelton Rd Shelton
308-647-6755
Bob SchanouPrograms2007-Present

Current Term:
2015-2019
Deb VanMatre
Subdistrict 5

Buffalo County
PO Box 102 Gibbon
308-468-5875
Deb VanMatreWater Quality, Programs, Western Projects, Budget, Executive, Board SecretaryCurrent Term:
2017-2019
Jim Bendfeldt
Subdistrict 5
Board Chairman

Buffalo County
6350 Keystone Rd Kearney
308-234-6165
Water Quantity, Western, Budget, Variance, Executive, Programs, Board Chairman2005-Present

Current Term:
2017-2021
Mick Reynolds
Subdistrict 6
Board Vice-Chairman

Hall County
17901 W Cedarview Rd Wood River
308-379-4765
Mick ReynoldsEastern Projects, Programs,
Water Quality, Budget, Executive,
*Nebraska Natural Resources Commission, Board Vice-Chairman
2005-2006,
2009-Present

Current Term:
2017-2021
Jerry Milner
Subdistrict 6

Hall County
3217 Woodridge Blvd Grand Island
(308) 382-3710
Eastern Projects, Programs,
Water Resources
Current Term

2015-2019

Jerry Wiese
Subdistrict 7

Hall County
4711 N Engleman Rd Grand Island
308-382-2926
Jerry WieseEastern Projects (chairman), Water Quality, Budget2001-Present

Current Term
2017-2021
Ed Stoltenberg
Subdistrict 7

Hall County
4980 N 90 Rd Cairo
308-382-5087
Ed StoltenbergEastern Projects, Water Quality2007-Present

Current Term
2015-2019
LeRoy Arends
Subdistrict 8

Hall County
3113 W 16th St Grand Island
308-382-1843
Eastern Projects, Water Quality, Programs2005-Present

Current Term
2017-2021
Alicia Haussler
Subdistrict 8


2021 Faidley Ave Grand Island
308-381-0564
Alicia HausslerEastern Projects, Water Quality, Programs1997-2004,
2007-Present

Current Term
2015-2019
Ed Kyes
Subdistrict 9

Merrick County
1890 T Rd Central City
308-548-2488
Ed KyesEastern Projects, Water Quality, Programs,
Variance, Budget
2001-Present

Current Term
2015-2019
Doug Reeves
Subdistrict 9

Merrick County
1453 10th Rd
Central City
308-940-0656
Eastern Projects, Programs, Water QuantityCurrent Term
2017-2021
Charles Maser
Subdistrict 10
Board Treasurer

Hall County
1222 S Harrison St Grand Island
308-382-7555
Charles MaserWater Quantity, Eastern Projects, Budget, Executive, Board Treasurer 2011-Present

Current Term
2015-2019
Barry Obermiller
Subdistrict 10
Board Secretary

Hall County
2610 Cottonwood Rd Grand Island
308-382-4877
Barry ObermillerEastern Projects, Water Quantity,
Variance
1997-Present

Current Term
2017-2021

 

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 with any questions.