Board of Directors

Our Governing Board of Directors 

Northern Water and the Municipal Subdistrict operate through the leadership of a 12-member Board of Directors that establish policy and strategic direction. Directors from the eight counties within Northern Water’s boundaries are appointed to four-year terms by district court judges.  

The Municipal Subdistrict Board elects its own officers, but its directors are the same as the Northern Water Board.  

Meetings for the Board of Directors are monthly on the first Thursday of the month for a Planning Session and on the second Thursday of the month for a regular meeting. The meetings begin at 9 a.m., are open to the public and take place at Northern Water’s Berthoud headquarters.  

Directors

Larimer County
Mike Applegate
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Larimer County
Bill Emslie
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Larimer County
Jennifer Gimbel
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Boulder County
Sue Ellen Harrison
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Weld County
Don Magnuson
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Logan County
Gene Manuello
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Sedgwick County
Rob McClary
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Weld County
David Nettles
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Morgan & Washington Cos.
John Rusch
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Weld County
Dale Trowbridge
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Boulder County
Todd Williams
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Boulder County
Dennis Yanchunas
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Board of Director Vacancy Notices 

Directors for our 12-member Northern Water and Municipal Subdistrict Boards are appointed by district court judges for four-year terms each fall. Notices for all Board of Director vacancies will be posted to this page.  

To be considered for a director vacancy an individual must:  

  • Have resided within Northern Water boundaries for one year 
  • Be the owner of real property within Northern Water boundaries and within the county (or counties) in which the vacant director position exists 
  • Be knowledgeable in water matters