Mission Statement

The Task Force mission is to develop programs and strategies to support and enhance the protection of Otter Tail County waters. In order to accomplish this, the Task Force will promote public awareness, education, containment, research and provide recommendations to the Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners.  

membership terms as of February 13, 2018

One-year term

Soeth, Sylvia COLA President Coinciding with COLA Term as elected by COLA

Two-year terms

Basset, Lisa Lake Service Provider December 31, 2018
Hagemeister, Ross Guide December 31, 2018
Stabnow, Jeff Clitherall Lake/MN COLA December 31, 2018
Steuart, Mark Dead Lake December 31, 2018
Wherley, Jim Resorts December 31, 2018

Three-year terms

Carlblom, Dennis Scambler Township December 31, 2020
Horgen, Jerry West Battle Lake December 31, 2020
Majkrzak, Dave Pelican Lake December 31, 2020
Neitzke, Roger LMKP LID December 31, 2020
Sethre, Dave Otter Tail December 31, 2020
Soeth, Sylvia Pine Lakes LID December 31, 2020
Steeves, Bernie OTLPA December 31, 2020

Technical advisors

Bolinski, Mike DNR, Watercraft Inspection Supervisor
Bowman, Marsha Land & Resource, Otter Tail County
Donais, Shawn DNR, Parks & Trails Supervisor
Duchene, Aimee SWCD
Iverson, Jim AIS Deputy, Otter Tail County
Leonard, Nick Director of Communications and External Relations, Otter Tail County
McGrew, Spencer AIS Specialist, Otter Tail County
Ranweiler, Mark DNR, Invasive Species Specialist
Schlueter, Brian Sheriff, Otter Tail County

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