The Board of Managers play a crucial role in the success of the Middle Fork Crow River Watershed District (MFCRWD).  The board meets monthly to set policies, direct activities, and make key decisions on MFCRWD projects and programs.  Board members must be voting residents within the Watershed District boundary and may not be a public officer (with exception to a Soil and Water Conservation District supervisor).

Board Meeting Dates:

SECOND WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH (except holiday, caucus, or election days). 

All Board Meetings will begin at 6:30 p.m. by a Call of Order.

2022 Meeting Schedule:

January 12, 2022
February 9, 2022
March 9, 2022
April 13, 2022
May 11, 2022
June 8, 2022
July 13, 2022
August 10, 2022
September 14, 2022
October 12, 2022
November 9, 2022
December 14, 2022

Board of Managers

Ruth Schaefer (Kandiyohi County)
14950 E Calhoun Road
Spicer, MN 56288
Term Expiration: 4/26/2022

Vice President
Jay Hedtke (Meeker County)
53825 CSAH #16
Grove City, MN 56243
Term Expiration: 4/26/2024

Kelsey Olson (Kandiyohi County)
19298 HWY 9 NE
New London, MN 56273
Term Expiration: 4/26/2023

Shane Braegelman (Stearns County)
PO Box 582
Belgrade, MN 56312
Term Expiration: 4/26/2022

Jeff Gertgen (Kandiyohi County)
14744 49th Ave NE
Atwater, MN 56209
Term Expiration: 4/26/2024

District Office will be closed on the following Observed Holidays: New Year’s Day; Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday; President’s Day; Memorial Day; Independence Day; Labor Day; Veteran’s Day; Thanksgiving Day; Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

2022 Significant Events
March 16-17 – Legislative Reception and MAWD Day at the Capitol.
April 23  – Earth Day, Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center.
Early June – Paddle the Crow. Date to be determined 
June 22-24 – MAWD Summer Tour, hosted by Minnehaha Creek Watershed District.
September – Clean Up the Crow.
November 30 – December 2 – MAWD Annual Conference & Trade Show

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