Meet Our Staff

Whatever you need, the Nine Mile Creek Watershed District staff members are here to help. Staff work hybrid schedules and are available by phone and email – please check below for individual contact information. If you would like to meet at the office with a staff member, check with them individually about their work schedule.

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Erica Sniegowski, District Administrator
p: 952-358-2276, e: esniegowski@ninemilecreek.org

Oversees District operations, which includes:
•Implementing programs and policies on behalf of the Board of Managers
•Managing the annual budget and work plan
•Overseeing District staff

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Dylan Monahan, Administrative Assistant (part-time)
p: 952-206-0980, e: office@ninemilecreek.org

Provides administrative and day-to-day operations support, which includes:
•Greeting the public
•Assisting staff with administrative tasks
•Providing communications and outreach support

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Brett Eidem, Project and Planning Manager
p: 952-356-1999, e: beidem@ninemilecreek.org

Oversees planning and implementation of district projects, which included:
•Managing projects that protect and enhance water and natural resources
•Overseeing natural resources and watershed planning
•Leading GIS projects

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Zach Stafslien, Regulatory Program Manager
p: 952-204-9690, e: zstafslien@ninemilecreek.org

Oversees the regulatory program, which includes:
•Managing permit application review and assists permit applicants
•Leading the development of district rules and polices related to permitting
•Overseeing permit site inspections to ensure compliance with District rules

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Jordan Wein, Water Resources Project Manager
p: 952-800-8307, e: jwein@ninemilecreek.org

Oversees implementation of district projects and programs, which includes:
•Manages projects that protect and enhance water and natural resources
•Oversees the implementation of the fisheries management program
•Leads implementation of the AIS response plan

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Gael Zembal, Education and Outreach Coordinator
p: 952-204-9691, e: gzembal@ninemilecreek.org
Coordinates the education and outreach program, which includes:
•Organizing school visits and education events
•Developing and leading education programming at the District’s office
•Managing volunteer activities

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Lizzy Boor, Watershed Specialist
p: 952-395-8207, e: eboor@ninemilecreek.org

Coordinates district programs and initiatives, which includes:
•Administering the cost share grant program
•Leading DEIA initiatives
•Developing education material for capital improvement projects

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Hailey Buckentin, Field Intern
e: fieldintern@ninemilecreek.org

Assists with permit inspections and grant project inspections.

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Nick Luckow, Education Intern
e: intern@ninemilecreek.org

Assists with education events and outreach initiatives, as well as our soil testing and loosestrife beetle rearing pilot programs.

Mailing Address:

Nine Mile Creek Watershed District
12800 Gerard Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55346

Hours:
Monday to Friday, 8 AM – 4 PM


Employment

We have no current employment opportunities.


Advisors

Engineering Advisor

Barr Engineering
4300 MarketPointe Drive, Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55435
952-832-2600

Legal Advisor

Smith Partners PLLP
250 Marquette Avenue South, Suite 250
Minneapolis, MN 55401