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Commission Members & Interests

Members Elected Representing River Basins

Name Area
N. Richard Hadenfeldt Loup River Basin
Dave Deines North Platte River Basin
Jim Thompson Missouri Tributaries River Basin
Greg Wilke Niobrara-White-Hat River Basin
Lyle Schroer Little Blue River Basin
Darrell M. Rains Big Blue River Basin
Jeff Steffen Missouri Tributaries River Basin
Steven Sugden Nemaha River Basin
Mick Reynolds Middle Platte River Basin
Kevin Fornoff Republican River Basin
Garry Anderson Elkhorn River Basin
Karen S. Amen Lower Platte River Basin
Bill Halligan South Platte River Basin

Members Appointed by Govenor

Loren Taylor Groundwater Irrigators
Thomas L. Knutson Surface Water Irrigators
Stan Clouse Municipal Water User from city of first or second class
Brian Barels Public Power Districts
James Shields Metropolitan Utilities Districts
Chad Wright Municipal Water User from city of primary class
Brad Dunbar Manufacturing Interests
Scott Smathers Outdoor Recreation Users
Don Kraus Public Power & Irrigation Districts
Walter Dennis Strauch Irrigation Districts
Donald Batie Agricultural Interests
Mark Czaplewski Wildlife Conservation Interests
Lindsey Smith Range Livestock Owners
Owen Palm Agribusiness Interests