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 in-person at the office with a staff member, please check with them individually about their work schedule.

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Randy Anhorn, District Administrator
p: 952-835-2078, e:

Oversees District Operations including:
•  Coordinates with the Board of Managers
•  Develops the annual budget and work plan
•  Coordinates with partners including member cities and state agencies

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Erica Sniegowski, Program and Project Manager
p: 952-358-2276, e:

Oversees District Programs and Projects including:
•Manages and oversees the Education and Outreach Program
•Manages projects that protect and enhance water and natural resources


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Zach Stafslien, Regulatory Program Manager
p: 952-204-9690, e:

Oversees the Regulatory Program including:
•Leads permit application review and assists permit applicants
•Leads the development of district rules and polices related to permitting
•Oversees permit site inspections to ensure compliance with District rules

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Gael Zembal, Education and Outreach Coordinator
p: 952-204-9691, e:

Coordinates the Education and Outreach Program including:
•Organizes school visits and education events (English and Spanish)
•Develops and leads education programming at the District’s office
•Manages volunteer activities

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Brett Eidem, Natural Resources Project and Planning Manager
p: 952-356-1999, e:

Oversees planning and implementation of district projects including:
•Manages projects that protect and enhance water and natural resources
•Oversees natural resources and watershed planning
•Leads GIS projects

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Lizzy Boor, Watershed Specialist
p: 952-248-0410, e:

Oversees District programs and initiatives including:
•Administers the Cost Share Grant Program
•Leads DEIA initiatives
•Develops education material for District Capital Improvement Projects


Alissa Schmidt, MN GreenCorps Member

Assists with the Education and Outreach Program including:
•Supports community outreach and engagement
•Supports watershed salt reduction campaigns

Mailing Address:

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

Monday to Friday, 8 AM – 4 PM


There are no current employment opportunities.

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Engineering Advisor

Barr Engineering
4300 MarketPointe Drive, Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55435

Legal Advisor

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