Citizen Oversight Membership

The Game and Fish Fund Budgetary Oversight Committee (BOC) is composed of a chair who is appointed by the DNR commissioner, the chair of the Fisheries Oversight Committee, the chair of the Wildlife Oversight Committee and four additional members from each committee.

Budgetary Oversight Committee (BOC)

John P. Lenczewski (Chair)

Send a comment for BOC discussion to [email protected].

Fisheries Oversight Committee (FOC)

Committee liaison

Brad Parsons
Fisheries Section Chief
651-259-5229

Committee members

An asterisk (*) denotes a member of the BOC.

  • Karl Anderson (Greenbush)
  • James Arndt (Duluth)
  • Kirk Duholm* (Eagan)
  • Jess Edberg* (Ely)

  • Charles Haslerud (Duluth)
  • Nicole Bentley* (Shoreview)
  • Benjamin Kohn (Hudson, WI)
  • Douglas Odegard (Pine City)
  • Mark Owens* (Austin)
  • Craig Pagel (Duluth)
  • Dave Thompson* (Battle Lake)

Wildlife Oversight Committee (WOC)

Committee liaison

Paul Telander
Wildlife Section Chief
651-259-5237

Committee members

An asterisk (*) denotes a member of the BOC.

  • David Engels (Menahga)

  • Burl Haar* (Afton)
  • Garry Hooghkirk* (Duluth)
  • Amanda Leabo (Fergus Falls)
  • Paul Hoppe (Ogilvie)
  • Andrew Mauch (Wyoming)
  • Bert Pexsa* (Miltona)
  • Mark Popovich* (Welch)

  • John Schnedler* (Richfield)
  • Martha Taggett (Golden Valley)

  • Mark Weber (Eden Prairie)
  • John Wells (Saint Paul)