District Administration

Administrator

Cole Loewen, Administrator
Cole Loewen has served the District in various roles since 2008. He serves the citizens of the District by working closely with and on behalf of the Board of Managers through overseeing the day-to-day operations of the District, as well as long-term planning, project management and oversight, and serving as an advisor to the Board.


Address: PO Box 481, Annandale, MN 55302

Phone: (320) 274-3935

Fax: (320) 274-3975

E-mail: cole.loewen@crwd.org

Assistant Administrator

Dennis Loewen, Assistant Administrator
Dennis Loewen has served in District administration since 2008. He serves the citizens of the District by working closely with and on behalf of the Board of Managers through long-term planning, project management and oversight, and serving as an advisor to the Board.


Address: PO Box 481, Annandale, MN 55302

Phone: (320) 274-3935

Fax: (320) 274-3975

E-mail: loewen.dennis@yahoo.com

Advisor

Merle Anderson, Advisor
Merle has served the Clearwater River Watershed District since 1996. His extensive experience working in partnership with local units of government, state and federal government, lake associations, and related natural resource management groups has provided him with the basis for long-term planning that helps guide watershed district activities.


Address: 41409 670th Ave, Butterfield, MN 56120

Phone: (507) 736-2413

Fax:

E-mail: pacma@frontiernet.net

 

District Engineer and Attorney

Rebecca Carlson, Wenck Associates, Inc.

 Rebecca has served as an Engineer for the District for over 15 years. Her firm, Wenck Associates, Inc., supplements the District's administrative staff with engineering and technical support. Their collective knowledge and expertise are invaluable in fulfilling the District's mission.


Address: Wenck Associates, Inc., 7500 Olson Memorial Highway, Suite 300, Golden Valley, MN 55427

Phone: (763) 252-6824

Fax: (952) 831-1268

E-mail: rcarlson@wenck.com

Louis Smith, Smith Partners PLLP

 Louis Smith has served as the District's Attorney since 2014. His knowledge and expertise assists the District's Board and staff in day-to-day operations as well as long-term planning and legal issues.


Address: Smith Partners PLLP, Old Republic Title Building, 400 Second Avenue South, Suite 1200, Minneapolis, MN 55401

Phone: (612) 344-1400

Fax: (612) 344-1550

E-mail: smith@smithpartners.com