The North Central Region Water Network is led and supported by the Extension Directors at each of the land-grant universities within the North Central Region. Each state has an Extension point of contact who provides leadership and guidance to the Network.

Regional Representatives


John Lawrence
Extension Director Liaison
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
Iowa

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Rebecca Power
Network Director
University of Wisconsin
Wisconsin

State Points of Contact


Illinois
Lisa Merrifield
University of Illinois
Jane Frankenberger
Indiana
Jane Frankenberger
Purdue University

 

Walt Sell
Indiana
Walt Sell
Purdue University

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Iowa
Jamie Benning
Iowa State University

 

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Kansas
Charlie Barden
Kansas State University
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Michigan
Ehsan Ghane
Michigan State University

 

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Michigan
Lois Wolfson
Michigan State University
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Minnesota
Joel Larson
University of Minnesota

 

Anne Sawyer
Minnesota
Anne Sawyer
University of Minnesota

Dan Downing
Missouri
Dan Downing
University of Missouri

 

Rick Rasby
Nebraska
Rick Rasby
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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North Dakota
Aaron Field
North Dakota State University

 

Tom Scherer
North Dakota
Tom Scherer
North Dakota State University


Ohio
Eugene Braig
The Ohio State University

 

John McMaine
South Dakota
John McMaine
South Dakota State University

Kenneth Genskow
Wisconsin
Ken Genskow
University of Wisconsin

 

Francisco Arriaga
Wisconsin
Francisco Arriaga
University of Wisconsin