Board of Directors

The Lower Loup Natural Resources District Board of Directors is made up of 21 members. The Directors are elected for four-year terms on a non-partisan basis.

The Lower Loup NRD Board of Directors meets at 5:00 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month at the NRD Headquarters, 2620 Airport Drive, in Ord, Nebraska. The meetings are open to the public.

Click on the Sub District name to see a map of the area.

Sub District 1

Tim Bartak

  • Tim Bartak - Merna

Jim Adams

  • Jim Adams - Anselmo

Sub-District 2

  • Alan Petersen - Burwell

  • Henry Thoene - Burwell (Secretary)

Sub-District 3

  • James Nelson - Boelus

  • Rollie Amsberry - Mason City (Treasurer)

Sub-District 4

  • Randy Kauk - Farwell

  • Rick Vlach - Scotia

Sub-District 5


  • Dean Thede - St. Paul

  • Matt Lukasiewicz - St. Paul

Sub-District 6

  • Jerry Smith - Spalding

  • Jim Eschliman - Ericson (Vice-Chairman and NARD Representative)

Sub-District 7

  • Larry Mohrman - Columbus

  • Gary Kruse - Columbus 

Sub-District 8

  • Joseph Citta Jr. - Columbus (Chairman)

  • Chad Podolak - Columbus

Sub-District 9

  • Bob Bauer - Columbus

  • Beth Boesch - Columbus

Sub-District 10

  • Darwin Anderson - Columbus 

  • John Coffey - Columbus


  • N. Richard Hadenfeldt - Dannebrog (Natural Resources Commission - Loup Basin)

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  • Buy Trees

    Trees. They stand silent and strong…protecting farms and ranches as livestock or farmstead windbreaks and controlling snow as living snow fences.

  • Download Forms

    Comprehensive listing of all forms available through the Lower Loup Natural Resources District.

  • Reserve A Camp Site

    Davis Creek is a 1,140 acre lake offering fishing, boating and other water sports and is located six miles south of North Loup.

  • Pay Your Invoice

    On the next page, choose your transaction from the drop-down, the amount due from your NRD invoice, your customer information and then your payment information. Click here to be re-directed to the secure site.

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