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Board of Managers

Capitol Region Watershed District is led by a five-person Board of Managers that guides CRWD implementation of the goals and objectives set forth in our Watershed Management Plan. Board Managers are appointed by the Ramsey County Board of Commissioners and serve a three-year term.

For Board of Managers inquiries please use the Contact CRWD form

 

From Left: Managers Joe Collins, Rick Sanders, Mary Texer, Seitu Jones, and Administrator Mark Doneux. Not pictured: Manager Shawn Murphy.

Joseph Collins,
President
Term expires on 9/30/20

Saint Paul, MN

Mary Texer,
Vice President
Term expires on 9/30/22 

Saint Paul, MN

Seitu Jones,
Secretary
Term expires on 9/30/20

Saint Paul, MN

Shawn Murphy

Term expires on 9/30/22

Roseville, MN 
Rick Sanders,
Treasurer
Term Expires on 9/30/20

Roseville, MN

Meetings

The Capitol Region Watershed District (CRWD) Board of Managers has set the regular 2020 meetings of the Board on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month at 6:00 P.M. at the District office. All Board Meetings are held at the office of the CRWD, 595 Aldine Street, St. Paul, MN 55104.

Please see News & Events for meeting dates. Meeting minutes from the past year are available on the Minutes Archive page.

Citizen Advisory Committee

Established in 1998, CRWD’s Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) assists the Board of Managers with organizational development, planning processes and program implementation. The CAC strengthens the connections between CRWD and District residents. Committee meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 P.M. at the District office, 595 Aldine Street, St. Paul, MN 55104. Committee meetings are open to the public.

Please see News & Events for meeting dates. Meeting minutes from the past year are available on the Minutes Archive page.

Part of the CAC

Current CAC members are:

Gwen Willems – Co-Chair

Michael MacDonald – Co-Chair

Michelle Ulrich – Secretary

Mary Lilly

Richard Weil

Tom Elko

Steve Duerre

Kathryn Swanson

Pat Cavanaugh

Nicole Soderholm

Bill Barton

Bob Simonet

David Arbeit

Carol Zierman

Cheryl Braun

Apply To the CAC

We encourage all interested District residents to learn more about the CAC and consider becoming members. View the application form, recruitment flyer or orientation packet below.

Watershed Artist in Residence

CRWD’S Watershed Artist in Residence is Christine Baeumler. The role of the watershed artist is to consult on projects and programs of the District and offer ways that art can help us communicate our mission to protect, manage and improve our water resources.

Learn more about the Watershed Artist