The Crow Wing County LARA represents the interests of over twenty dues-paying lake and river associations in Crow Wing County. Because of the work we do in support of water quality throughout our county, we also represent the interests of those lake and river groups that are not members of LARA. We especially try to give a voice to those smaller lake associations with little money and little political power.
The Crow Wing County LARA will work to preserve and enhance the quality of Crow Wing County’s lakes, rivers, wetlands, and groundwater.
Our mission is to:
2021 Board of Directors
The Crow Wing LARA Board of directors are made up of volunteers representing a variety of Crow Wing County Lake and River organizations. Three non-voting, ex-officio positions are filled by natural resources professionals from the area. LARA board members are all volunteers with busy lives, but are passionate about doing what is good for our members and what is good for our county’s public waters.
Phil Hunsicker, co-president (Red Sand Lake)
Mike O'Brien, co-president (Lower South Long Lake)
Sandra Holm, vice president (Horseshoe Lake)
Ann Beaver, secretary/treasurer (Cullen Lakes)
Tom Beaver, director (Cullen Lakes)
Jodi Billy, director (Pelican Lakes)
Nick Bernier, director (Mission Lakes)
Tony Coffey, director (President, Whitefish Chain of Lakes)
Sarah Fogderud, ex-officio (A.W. Research Laboratories, Inc.)
Kent Montgomery, ex-officio (Central Lakes College)
Open Position, ex-officio