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HRDC Board Members

The HRDC is governed by a 25 member Commission, with a large majority of the members consisting of local elected officials.

  • 6 -- County Commissioners
  • 5 -- Mayors or Councilpersons from Small Cities
  • 4 -- Township Board Members
  • 2 -- School Board Members
  • 1 -- Mayor/Councilperson from Cities over 10,000
  • 3 -- American Indian Tribal Council Representatives (one each from Red Lake, White Earth, and Leech Lake Reservations)
  • 4 -- Citizens representing public interests (business, higher education, natural resources, and labor)

 

Executive Committee:

  • Cal Larson, Chair
  • Ron Johnson, Vice-Chair
  • Tony Peffer, Treasurer
  • Rick Rone, Secretary

The present membership is as follows:

  • Robert Aitken III – Leech Lake Reservation
  • Dave Bessler – Hubbard County Townships
  • Peter Buesseler – Natural Resources
  • Gary Gauldin – School Districts
  • Kathy Grell – Business
  • Mike Harrom – Labor
  • Cody Hasbargen – Lake of the Woods County
  • Ron Johnson – City of Bemidji
  • Cal Larson – Clearwater County Small Cities
  • Deb McArthur – Mahnomen County Small Cities
  • Brian Merschman- Beltrami County Townships
  • Michael Meuers – Red Lake Reservation
  • Jean Nelson – Mahnomen County Townships
  • John A. Nelson – Clearwater County
  • Rudy Patch - Beltrami County Small Cities
  • Tony Peffer - Higher Education
  • Jay Pike – School Districts
  • Rick Rone – Lake of the Woods County Small Cities
  • Liz Stone– Hubbard County Small Cities
  • Mike Triplett – White Earth Reservation
  • Craig Gaasvig – Beltrami County
  • Vacant – Clearwater County Townships
  • Vacant – Lake of the Woods County
  • Vacant – Mahnomen County
  • Vacant– Hubbard County

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