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BOARD/COMMISSION:  Mn Environmental Quality Board


Address

520 Lafayette Road North
St. Paul, MN
55155

Web Site

Supporting Entity/Enabling Legislation Supported by Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)

ENABLING LEGISLATION
M.S. 116C.03.
Enabled: 07-02-2015

Chair and Contact
CONTACT
William Seuffert
(651) 757-2766
Membership
The board includes eight public members appointed by the governor. Other members include the commissioners of Administration, Agriculture, Commerce, Employment and Economic Development, Health, Natural Resources, Pollution Control and Transportation; and the chair of the Board of Water and Soil Resources. EQB programs: environmental review, state water planning and coordination, and strategic energy and environmental planning.
Member Info

COMPENSATION

  • Per Diem: $
  • Other Compensation: $55 per diem

MEMBERSHIP DETAILS

  • Requires Older Member - no
  • Requires Senate Approval - yes
  • Members file campaign finance and disclosure - no

Entity Powers and Duties, Activity Summary
The board ensures coordination and cooperation among state agencies on environmental issues and advises the governor and Legislature on environmental legislation and policy.

ACTIVITY SUMMARY

Minnesota Statutes, Chapters 103A, 103B, 116C, and 116D provide for the Environmental Quality Board to: ensure compliance with state environmental policy; oversee the environmental review process; coordinate environmental agencies and programs; develop the state water plan and water policy reports; study environmental issues; convene environmental congresses; and advise the governor and the Legislature.

Meeting Information
Meetings typically last: 3
Meeting Frequency: Meetings are held on a monthly basis (every third Wednesday)

Meetings are held at:
520 Lafayette Road, St. Paul


Fiscal Information
Annual Staff Hours:
Total Appropriations:
Appropriations Description:
Fiscal Year Expenses:

Expenses Description:

Open Positions (1)
POSITION 1st Application Review Date #SEATS
Public Member 6/25/2018 1 APPLY

NAME
POSITION
APPLICATION DATE
ACTION
Michelle Conley mconleyphcnscm@gmail.com
Public Member
8/7/2017
Mr Patrick Watson
Public Member
8/17/2017
Matthew Kotelnicki matthewkotelnicki@gmail.com
Public Member
8/17/2017
Haley Carlson
Public Member
8/17/2017
MS Janice Beliveau
Public Member
8/17/2017
Mr. Spencer Cronin @gmail.com
Public Member
8/17/2017
Dr. Lawrence Baker baker127@umn.edu
Public Member
8/17/2017
Vincent Copa
Public Member
8/18/2017
Mr. Keith Mykleseth
Public Member
8/18/2017
Mr. Keith Mykleseth
Public Member
8/18/2017
Mr. Clark Gregor
Public Member
8/18/2017
Mr. Douglas Lee
Public Member
8/20/2017
Mr. John Forster
Public Member
8/25/2017
Cold Spring Granite Company Steven Chouanard
Public Member
8/29/2017
Lloyd Nelson
Public Member
8/29/2017
Georgette Herbert
Public Member
8/30/2017
Condition Services LLC Bryan Murdock
Public Member
8/31/2017
Mr. Craig Clark
Public Member
8/31/2017
Dana Slade danavicki@q.com
Public Member
9/2/2017
Dr. Bruce Snyder MD FAAN
Public Member
9/3/2017
Alan Forsberg
Public Member
9/4/2017
Mr Ted Suss
Public Member
9/7/2017
kurt beckstrom
Public Member
9/8/2017
Sonja Hayden Berg
Public Member
9/10/2017
Mrs. Lori Cox
Public Member
9/12/2017
Joseph Peter
Public Member
9/13/2017
Kurt Anderson
Public Member
9/15/2017
Julie Goehring
Public Member
9/15/2017
Robert McLean
Public Member
9/15/2017
Tim Norton
Public Member
9/21/2017
Kristen Eide-Tollefson
Public Member
9/22/2017
Janell Miersch
Public Member
9/23/2017
Hannah Albertus-Benham
Public Member
10/2/2017
Joshua Melvin
Public Member
10/16/2017
Forest Eidbo
Public Member
11/6/2017
Mr. Mark Elder II
Public Member
11/7/2017
Kelly Gribauval-Hite
Public Member
11/9/2017
Chuck Wanstrom
Public Member
11/26/2017
Matthew Ledvina
Public Member
1/3/2018
Uche Noel O'Martins
Public Member
1/3/2018
Anthony Varriano
Public Member
6/4/2018
John Byers jackbyersmn@gmail.com
Public Member
6/4/2018
Ryan Kirkley ryankirkley@gmail.com
Public Member
6/6/2018
Britt Forsberg
Public Member
6/8/2018
Ms. Katherine Mohan kabrantingham@yahoo.com
Public Member
6/25/2018

No pending appointments found.

POSITION/SEAT
APPOINTING AUTHORITY
MEMBER NAME
STATUS
TERM END
ACTION
Ex-officio - Contact
Governor
Filled
06/30/2020

Current Members (9)
POSITION/SEAT
APPOINTING AUTHORITY
MEMBER NAME
STATUS
TERM END
Chair
Governor
Filled
12/31/2018
Member from the 1st Congressional District
Governor
Filled
01/03/2022
Member from the 2nd Congressional District
Governor
Filled
01/03/2022
Public Member #2
Governor
Filled
01/07/2019
Member from the 3rd Congressional District
Governor
Posted
Public Member #3
Governor
Filled
01/07/2019
Public Member #4
Governor
Filled
01/04/2021
Public Member #5
Governor
Filled
01/06/2020
Member from the 7th Congressional District
Governor
Filled
01/03/2022
Member from the 8th Congressional District
Governor
Filled
01/03/2022