Meet Our Staff

Whatever you need, the Nine Mile Creek Watershed District staff members are here to help. Feel free to contact staff directly with your questions.

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Randy Anhorn, District Administrator
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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


Erica Sniegowski, Program and Project Manager
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Oversees District Programs and Projects including:
•  Manages the Education and Outreach Program
•  Administers the Cost Share Grant Program
•  Manages projects that protect and enhance water and natural resources


Lauren Foley, Permit and Water Resources Coordinator
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Oversees the Regulatory Program including:
•Assists applicants through permitting process
•Inspects permitted sites to ensure compliance with District rules
•Supports implementation of District water resources management program



Gael Zembal, Education and Outreach Coordinator
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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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Lizzy Boor, Communications Intern (working remotely, limited hours)

Assists with the Education and Outreach Program including:
•Manages website content and organization
•Coordinates social media material and scheduling

Mailing Address:

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

Monday to Friday, 8 AM – 4 PM


We are hiring!

Natural Resources Project and Planning Manager

This position is responsible for the development and implementation of watershed projects and the oversight of capital projects. The successful candidate will implement projects that address water quality and flood control issues as well as wetland and natural habitat restorations. They will also coordinate watershed management activities involving other local units of government, city departments, agencies, and private and non-profit sectors in the watershed.

Position Status: Full Time
Reports To: District Administrator
Classification: Exempt (FSLA)
Salary/Hours: $52,000 – $97,200, plus paid vacation & personal time off, PERA contributions, medical/dental insurance

See full position description


Please send cover letter with resume, along with the names of three references to:
Randy Anhorn
District Administrator
Nine Mile Creek Watershed District
DEADLINE: Friday, October 1, 2021 at 4:30pm

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Engineering Advisors

Bob Obermeyer
Janna Kieffer
Barr Engineering
4300 MarketPointe Drive, Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55435

Legal Advisor

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