Region Five Five Counties. One Vision. One Source Links & Resources
Who We Are

Staff & Commission




 Providing the level of quality service their communities have come to expect.




David Anderson

Wadenda County Municipalities


Vice Chair

Barb Becker

Todd County Commissioner


Rosemary Franzen

Crow Wing County Commissioner



Craig Nathan

MN Workforce Development



Sheldon Monson

Wadena County Commissioner



John Benson

Cass County Town Boards


Mike Wilson

Morrison County Commissioner


Bob Kangas

Cass County Commissioner


Kevin Egan

Cass County Municipalities


Alan Perish

Todd County Town Boards


Curt Johnson
Region Five School Boards


Matthew Erickson

Camp Ripley


Jill Abbott

Higher Education


Diane Jacobson


Chuck Parins

Morrison County Area Council of Government


Andrea Lauer
Morrison County Municipalities


Paul Nieman, Jr

Morrison County Town Boards


Murlyn Kreklau

Wadena County Town Boards


Duane Ruona
Crow Wing County Town Boards


Jan Lambert

City of Brainerd


Alex Weego
Todd County Municipalities


Tom Lillehei

Crow Wing County Municipalities


Nancy Stevens

Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe


Erich Heppner

Emerging Leader