Board Details

Water Pollution Control Board, State

Type of Board: Advisory Pay/Benefits: State Rate
Voting Members: 13 Other Members: 0
Non-Voting Members: 0 Created by: NDCC § 61-28-03
Length of Terms: 6 years, no term limits
Frequency of Meetings: Call of the Chair
Address: ,
Phone: (701) 667-2492
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Website:
Email: randall.d.binegar@tsocorp.com
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The Board shall consider and make recommendations regarding any rules and standards relating to water quality or pollution, ground water protection, and safe drinking of water that are adopted by the Health Department. The Health Department may not take final action on any rules or standards without consulting the Board. Nine members are appointed by the governor: one county or municipal representative; one solid fuels industry representative; one fluid and gas fuels industry representative; one environmental sciences representative; three agricultural representatives, and two manufacturing and processing representatives. The remaining four members are the State Health Officer; State Engineer; Director of the Game and Fish Department; and State Geologist.

Member Name Position Work County Appt. Date Term Ends
Backus, Jamey Solid Fuels (701) 745-7200 Mercer 9/22/2015 12/31/2021
Binegar, Randall Chairman -Fluid & Gas Fuels Industry (701) 667-2492 Burleigh 1/1/2002 12/31/2019
Brandenburg, Representative Mike Agriculture (701) 493-2915 LaMoure 1/1/2003 12/31/2021
Emerson, Doug Manufacturing & Processing (218) 236-4777 Cass 2/17/2016 12/31/2021
Erbele, Garland State Engineer (701) 328-4942 Burleigh 8/1/2016 Open
Jarolimek, Craig Agriculture (701) 248-3445 Walsh 1/28/2002 12/31/2019
Lin, Wei, Ph.D. Environmental Science (701) 231-6288 Cass 12/31/2006 12/31/2018
Murphy, Ed State Geologist (701) 328-8002 Burleigh 1/28/2002 Open
Rockeman, Karl State Health Officer Designee (701) 328-5225 Burleigh 2/3/2016 Open
Steinwand, Terry Game & Fish Director (701) 328-6305 Burleigh 1/28/2002 Open
Thompson, Ralph Agriculture (701) 668-2913 Cass 3/23/2004 12/31/2021
Tormaschy, Willard Manufacturing & Processing (701) 225-4494 Stark 1/1/2002 12/31/2019
Wright, Jeff City or Municipal (701) 667-3240 Morton 4/21/2016 12/31/2021