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

  • Todd Nitsch - 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

  • Chad Podolak - Columbus

Sub-District 9

  • Bob Bauer - Columbus

  • Beth Boesch - Columbus

Sub-District 10

  • Darwin Anderson - Columbus 

John Coffey

  • John Coffey - Columbus

At-Large

N. Richard Hadenfeldt

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