International Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed Board

Industry Advisory Group

A group of members from industries across the Rainy Lake of the Woods Watershed who provides advice the IRLWWB and assists in engaging the public.

Industry Advisory Group meeting summaries.

MEMBER NAME

ORGANIZATION

INDUSTRY SECTOR

POSITION

LOCATION

U.S. Members

Jason Lindquist

Boise Cascade

Pulp and Paper Production

Environmental Manager

International Falls, MN

Lori Lyman (Alt)

Packaging Coorperation of America

Pulp and Paper Production

 

International Falls, MN

Mike Hanson

North Star Electric

Hydro Power

Board Member

Birchdale, MN

Frank Ongaro

Mining Minnesota

Mining

Executive Director

Duluth, MN

Joe Henry

Lake of the Woods Tourism Bureau

Recreation, Fisheries, Tourism

LOW Tourism Director

St. Cloud, MN

Pete Schultz

Rainy Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau

Tourism

CVB Director

International Falls, MN

Steve Piragis

Business Owner

Tourism

Tourism Business Owner

Ely, MN

Paul Schurke

Business Owner

Tourism 

Business Owner

Ely, MN

Mike Williams

Charter Boat Captian / Former Business Owner

Tourism Recreation

Charter Boat Captain

International Falls, MN

Allen Hasbargen

Agricultural Producer

Agriculture

Manager of Hasbargen Farms

Baudette, MN

Kit Hasbargen

Timber Producers Association

Timber

President

Birchdale, MN

Craig Halla

Molpus Timberlands Management, LLC

Timber

MN Propety Manager

International Falls, MN

Ron Brodigan

Great Lakes School of Log Building/Snowshoe Country Lodge

Timber

Business Owner

Isabella, MN

Lindberg Ekola

Minnesota Forest Resources Council (MFRC)

Timber

Landscape Program Manager

Melrose, MN

Perry Eide

Alt for Lindberg Ekola

 

 

 

Brian Ney

Adrian's Resort

Bait

Owner/Manager

Baudette, MN

CANADIAN MEMBERS

Dennnis Brown

International Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed Board

  Co-chair, Industry Advisory Group

Atikokan, ON

Shannon Rawn

Miisun Integrated Resource Management Company

Fisheries

General Manager

Kenora, ON

Bud Dickson

 

Mining

 

Atokokan, ON

Gerry Cariou

Sunset County Travel Association

Tourism

Executive Director

Kenora, ON

Kim Jo Bliss

 

Agriculture

 

Emo, ON