The Washington County Board of Commissioners adopted assignments Dec. 15 for 2021 for the committees, commissions, and joint powers boards on which commissioners will serve for the coming year.

As part of their duties as commissioners, the commissioners serve on groups that oversee governance and functions throughout the metropolitan area, and throughout the state. The 2021 assignments are:

Commissioner Fran Miron, District 1:

• Washington County:

o Community Development Agency

o Groundwater Advisory Committee

o Personnel Committee

o Planning Advisory Commission (Alternate)

o Plat Commission (Alternate)

o Regional Railroad Authority

o University of Minnesota Extension Advisory Committee

• Association of Minnesota Counties

o Environment and Natural Resources Advisory Committee

o Extension Committee

o Local Government Water Roundtable Advisory Committee

o Agricultural & Rural Development Advisory Committee

• East Central Regional Juvenile Center (Alternate)

• Lower St. Croix Watershed Policy Committee

o Metropolitan Emergency Services Board

• Metropolitan Emergency Services Board Executive Committee

• Metropolitan Mosquito Control District (Alternate)

• Minnesota Inter-County Association (MICA) (Alternate)

• Ramsey/Washington Recycling & Energy Board

• Rush Line Corridor Task Force

Commissioner Stan Karwoski, District 2:

• Washington County

o Community Development Agency (Alternate)

o Regional Railroad Authority

o Workforce Development Board

• Oversight Action Committee

• Association of Minnesota Counties

o Board of Directors as District X Representative

• Board of Directors, Bylaws Committee

• Board of Directors, Finance Committee

o Economic Development, Workforce, and Housing Policy Subcommittee

o Transportation Policy Committee

• East Metro Strong Board

• Gold Line Executive Change Control Board

• Gold Line Corridor Management Committee

• Gold Joint Powers Board

• Metropolitan Emergency Services Board (Alternate)

• Metropolitan Transportation Advisory Board

o Regional Solicitation Policy Workgroup

• Minnesota Inter-County Association

o Minnesota Inter-County Association Executive Committee

• National Association of Counties (NACo)

o Environment, Energy and Land Use Steering Committee

• Ramsey/Washington Recycling & Energy Board

Commissioner Gary Kriesel, District 3:

• Washington County

o Audit Advisory Committee

o Historic Courthouse Advisory Committee

o Law Library Board

o Personnel Committee

o Planning Advisory Commission

o Plat Commission

o Regional Railroad Authority

o University of Minnesota Extension Committee

• Andersen Community Advisory Committee

• Lower St. Croix Watershed Policy Committee (Alternate)

• Metropolitan Mosquito Control

o Executive Committee

• National Association of Counties (NACo)

o Veterans and Military Service

• Ramsey/Washington Recycling & Energy Board (Alternate)

o Regional Haulers Licensing Board

• Veterans Campground on Big Marine Lake liaison

Commissioner Wayne Johnson, District 4:

• Washington County

o Community Corrections Advisory Board

o Finance Committee

o Groundwater Advisory Committee (Alternate)

o Library Board

o Parks and Open Space Commission

o Regional Railroad Authority

o Workforce Development Board (Alternate)

• Association of Minnesota Counties

o Public Safety Policy Committee

• Great River Rail Commission

• Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA)

• Metropolitan Emergency Services Board

• Metropolitan Transportation Advisory Board (Alternate)

• Minnesota Inter-County Association (MICA)

• Ramsey/Washington Recycling & Energy Board

o Budget and Facility Committee

• Red Rock Corridor Commission

• Unsheltered Homelessness – Public Sector Leadership Meeting Committee

Commissioner Lisa Weik, District 5:

• Washington County

o Finance Committee

o Library Park Association

o Mental Health Advisory Council

o Regional Rail Authority

• Association of Minnesota Counties

o Futures Committee

o General Government Policy Committee

• Gold Line Corridor Management Committee

• Gold Line Executive Change Control Board

• Gold Line Joint Powers Board

• Greater MSP

• Great River Rail Commission (Alternate)

• Metropolitan Alliance for Healthy Families

• Metropolitan Mosquito Control District

• National Association of Counties (NACo)

o International Economic Development Task Force

o Rural Action Caucus Steering Committee

o Transportation Policy Steering Committee

o Women of NACo Leadership Network

• Ramsey/Washington Recycling & Energy Board

Regional Hauler Licensing Board (Alternate

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