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Crow Wing Soil and Water Supervisor District 4

Craig Nathan

Age: 54

Current employment: Rural Minnesota CEP, Inc.

Public office experience: None

What makes you the most qualified candidate for the post you’re seeking?:

I am running for the CWC SWC  District Supervisor because of my  ability to bring energy and  passion  to the issues facing the region in soil,  water planning and use. The position needs fresh ideas to help propel the organization.

I am a lifelong resident of Crow Wing County and have roots in the community through many volunteer activities including leadership positions in Community Action, Economic Development and Lake Association programming. Residents of our region need strong leadership to maintain programs that create a balance between the need for continued environmental preservation and the need to provide economic development.

Bob Becker

Age: 81

Current employment: Retired

Public office experience: For nine years chairman of the Jasper County, Ind., Board of Health. One term supervisor Orton Township, Wadena County. Twelve years supervisor on the Crow Wing County Soil and Water Conservation District.

What makes you the most qualified candidate for the post you’re seeking?:

I’ve got 27 years experience in environmental conservation, I have a background in limnology, the study of water, lakes and streams. Fifteen years experience in water quality monitoring and interpretation. For six years, chairman of the Pine River Watershed Foundation.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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