Board Details

Lower Pembina River Basin Advisory Board

Type of Board: Advisory Pay/Benefits:
Voting Members: 6 Other Members: 0
Non-Voting Members: 0 Created by: Exec Order 2018-08
Length of Terms: Open
Frequency of Meetings: 2 times per year and at the call of the Premier or Governor
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Efforts to advise local jurisdictions in North Dakota and Manitoba on water management for the Lower Pembina River Basin began as early as the 1960s. A task board was formed, and met intermittently until 2012. North Dakota and Manitoba mutually recognize and support the establishment of an interjurisdictional advisory board, focused on reaching collaborative solutions to flood control in the Lower Pembina River Basin. The Lower Pembina River Basin Advisory Board was established by Governor Burgum and Premier Pallister in 2018 to address water management and resolve interjurisdictional conflicts.

Member Name Position Work County Appt. Date Term Ends
Calkins, Samuel United States' acting co-chair of the International Red River Board or Designee (651) 290-5300 Regional 1/16/2019 Open
EMANUELSON, RANDALL Pembina County Water Resource Board (701) 454-6122 2/7/2019 Open
Erbele, Garland State Engineer or Designee (701) 328-4942 2/7/2019 Open
Haase, Reice Office of the Governor Representative (701) 328-2281 Burleigh 1/2/2019 Open
Vein, Kenneth Licensed Water Resources Engineer 1/16/2019 Open
Walker, Hetty (Hedwig) Pembina County Board of Commissioners Member (701) 825-6205 Pembina 1/16/2019 Open