WALKER -- The Cass County Board made these 2004 committee appointments last week:
Association of Minnesota Counties delegates: all county board members, Administrator Robert Yochum, Auditor-Treasurer Sharon Anderson, Land Commissioner Norm Moody.
Bi-County Community Action Program: Commissioners Jim Dowson and Bob Kangas, Marie Smith.
Board of Adjustment: Harold Bruns, Fred Bliss, Dory Mesch, Richard Tappe, Susan Sundberg, Glen Peterson, Kenneth Kostial.
Budget Committee: Commissioners Rusty Lilyquist and Dick Downham, Auditor-Treasurer Anderson, Ken Eggers, James Sandelin, Larry Martinson, Richard Tappe, Robert Maroney and non-voting staff advisers Administrator Yochum, Chief Deputy Auditor Larry Wolfe, Assessor Steve Kuha.
Capital Improvement Committee: Commissioners Jim Demgen and Dowson.
Camp Ripley Advisory Board: Commissioner Demgen.
Central Minnesota Emergency Services Region: Commissioner Dowson and Randy Lee, with alternates Commissioner Downham and Eric Myhra.
Civil Service Commission: Jerry Mills, Carol Emery, Buford Johnson.
Condominium Board, Pine River: Commissioner Kangas, with alternate Commissioner Demgen.
County Extension Committee: Commissioners Downham and Kangas, Auditor-Treasurer Anderson, Doug Sandstrom, Fred Faye, Jane Gunsbury, Sybil Nies, Thelma Grimley, Carol Mortensen.
Economic Development Corp.: Commissioner Lilyquist, with ex-officio alternate Administrator Yochum.
Environmental Services Commission: Jim Miller, Tom Kuschel, Terry Gross, Bill Hansen Jr., Carl Berg.
Family Services Collaborative Board: Commissioner Downham, Assistant County Attorney Greg Bloomstrom, Health Human and Veterans Services Director Dorothy Opheim.
Natural Resource Advisory Committee: Commissioner Dowson, Auditor-Treasurer Anderson, Administrator Yochum, Sheriff Randy Fisher, Environmental Services Deputy Director John Sumption, County Engineer David Enblom, Extension Educator Eleanor Burkett, Leech Lake Reservation representative Brian Wise, Minnesota DNR representatives Rob Naplin and Erik Thorson, legal counsel Ted Lundrigan, William Berger, Carol Emery, Larry Fransen, Greg Johnson, Tom Kuschel, Kyle Klalke, Gary Lyall, Ted Mellby, Pat Moran, Fran Olds, Greg Ranczka, Sharon Smith, Derek Ward, Doug Zaske, Barry Babcock, Jerry Demars, Greg Proper, John Alden, James Erkel, Max Gilbert, Dale Jones, Bill MacFarlane, Al Mitton, Richard Nelles, Joe Rakos, Ralph Reiter, Jerry Trout, Tom Witkowski, Bob Woetzel.
Housing and Redevelopment Authority: Jean Kline, Audrey Gaalswyk, Mike Nethercutt, Arlie Fundaun, Cindi Wisehart.
Human Services Out of Home Placement Screening Team: Commissioner Dowson, Probation Director Reno Wells, Health Human and Veterans Services Director Opheim, Leech Lake Band Family Services Supervisor, mental health professional Karen Holle, guardian ad litem Theresa Trujillo.
Insurance Committee: Commissioners Downham and Dowson.
Judicial Work Group: Commissioner Downham, with alternate Administrator Yochum.
Kitchigami Library Board: Commissioner Kangas, Dee Hillstrom.
Law Library Board: Commissioner Dowson.
Medical Examiner: Dr. Michael McGee.
Mississippi Headwaters Board: Commissioner Downham, Robert Becker, Sumption, with alternate Environmental Services Director Paul Fairbanks.
Minnesota Counties Computer Cooperative: Health Human and Veterans Services Director Opheim and Probation Director Wells.
Minnesota Counties Information System Board: Auditor-Treasurer Anderson, Management Information Systems Director Tim Richardson, Kuha.
National Association of Counties Public Lands Steering Committee: Commissioner Demgen.
Northwest Minnesota Household Hazardous waste Management Board: Commissioner Downham.
Personnel Committee: Commissioners Downham and Demgen.
Pine River Watershed: Commissioner Kangas.
Planning Commission: Commissioner Dowson, Mike Wetzel, Marty Humphrey, Duane Larson, Will Pehling, William Bernhagen, Dave Butler, Susan Sundberg, Jim Weizenegger, Sharon Hauger, Harold Brace.
Public Health Service Medical Consultant Contract: Dr. Burton Haugen.
Regional Jail: Commissioners Demgen and Dowson, Sheriff Fisher.
Region 5: Commissioner Demgen.
Pine River Sanitary Sewer District: ex-officio Commissioner Kangas , Martin Ruigh, Merril Nelson, Michael Mills, Marvin Ryan, Alan Johnson.
Shingobee Island Sewer Board: currently being managed by Cass County Board.
Senior Transportation Advisory Board: Commissioner Lilyquist, Health Human and Veterans Services Director Opheim.
Sky Blue Waters Joint Powers Board: Commissioner Dowson.
Soil and Water Conservation Liaison Committee: Commissioners Lilyquist and Kangas, soil and water supervisors' chair and vice-chair.
Tri-County-Leech Lake Watershed Center: Commissioner Downham.
Walker Community Center: Commissioner Dowson.
Wetland Conservation Appeals Board: Commissioner Lilyquist, two planning commission members, two environmental services committee members.
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