Northern Water Director Profiles

The 12-member Northern Water Board of Directors is responsible for establishing policy. Directors from the eight counties within Northern Water boundaries are appointed to 4-year terms by District Court judges.

Past Presidents
Charles Hansen   1937-1953   16 Years
Jacob S. Schey   1953-1955     2 Years
J. Ben Nix   1955-1976   21 Years
Gordon Dyekman   1976-1991   15 Years
William Bohlender   1991-1998     7 Years
Mike Applegate   Mike Applegate
President, Northern Water Board of Directors
Larimer County
Term: Sept. 28, 1991—Sept. 28, 2019
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  William Fischer
Larimer County
Term: Sept. 28, 2016—Sept. 28, 2020
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Sue Ellen Harrison   Sue Ellen Harrison
Boulder County
Term: Sept. 28, 2009—Sept. 28, 2018
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Don Magnuson   Don Magnuson
Weld County
Term: Sept. 28, 2004—Sept. 28, 2020
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Brad Stromberger   Brad Stromberger
Logan County
Term: Sept. 28, 2010—Sept. 28, 2018
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Brad Stromberger   Dale Trowbridge
Weld County
Term: Aug. 15, 2014—Sept. 28, 2019
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Kenton Brunner   Kenton Brunner
Vice President, Northern Water Board of Directors
Weld County
Term: March 14, 1994—Sept. 28, 2018
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Bill Emslie   Bill Emslie
Larimer County
Term: Sept. 28, 2005—Sept. 28, 2021
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Rob McClary   Rob McClary
Sedgwick County
Term: Sept. 28, 2011—Sept. 28, 2019
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John Rusch   John Rusch
Morgan & Washington Counties
Term: May 10, 2002—Sept. 28, 2021
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Les Williams   Todd Williams
Boulder County
Term: Sept. 28, 2017—Sept. 28, 2021
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Dennis Yanchunas   Dennis Yanchunas
Boulder County
Term: Aug. 20, 2010—Sept. 28, 2020
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