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.

Picture of Randy Anhorn, District Administrator
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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•  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 programs

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


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

Monday to Friday, 8 AM – 4 PM


Summer Intern

The District is hiring a summer intern to provide support for the education and outreach program. Read the job posting or download the position description. A letter of interest and resume is due by Friday, February 15, 2019, to


Engineering Advisors

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

Legal Advisor

Smith Partners PLLP
400 Second Avenue South, Suite 1200
Minneapolis, MN 55401