Board of Directors

About the Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is charged with the care and management of Sourcewell, as stated in Minnesota Statute M.S.123A.21, Subd. 4. Sourcewell full-voting members elect our eight-member board. Six are members of local school boards; and elected representatives from Region 5 member cities, counties, and other government agencies (CCOGA) fill the two remaining seats.

Board of Directors Meetings & Minutes

Upcoming Meetings

The Board of Directors meets every third Tuesday of each month. Unless otherwise noted, meetings are held at 5:30 p.m. at Sourcewell in Staples, MN, and the public is welcome. You can always check here for posted meeting dates and times.

  • August 28, 2018
  • September 18, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.
  • October 16, 2018 - tentative
  • November 20, 2018 - tentative
  • December 18, 2018 - tentative

Meeting Minutes

Sourcewell leaders post one year of meeting minutes on the website. For access to minutes from previous years, please contact info@sourcewell-mn.gov.

When board members need to take action outside of the monthly board meeting, the chair calls a special meeting. Board members welcome the public to all special meetings, unless otherwise noted. You can always check here for posted meeting dates and times.

Sourcewell leaders maintain one year of special meeting documents on the website. For access to minutes/documents from previous years, please contact info@sourcewell-mn.gov.

Region 5 Sub-Regions

Full-voting members elect two officials to represent the following school districts:

  • Bertha-Hewitt
  • Browerville
  • Freshwater Education District
  • Long Prairie-Grey Eagle
  • Menahga
  • Sebeka
  • Staples-Motley
  • Verndale
  • Wadena-Deer Creek

Full-voting members elect two officials to represent the following school districts:

  • Cass Lake-Bena
  • Crosby-Ironton
  • Northland Community
  • Pequot Lakes
  • Pillager
  • Pillager Area Charter School
  • Pine River-Backus
  • Walker-Hackensack-Akeley

Full-voting members elect two officials to represent the following school districts:

  • Brainerd
  • Little Falls
  • Mid-State Education District (Little Falls)
  • Little Falls
  • Pierz
  • Royalton
  • Swanville
  • Upsala

Full-voting members elect two officials to represent the following CCOGA organizations:

Cities (C):

  • Baxter
  • Brainerd
  • Breezy Point
  • Browerville
  • Clarissa
  • Crosslake
  • Emily
  • Little Falls
  • Long Prairie
  • Menahga
  • Nisswa
  • Pierz
  • Pine River
  • Royalton
  • Sebeka
  • Staples
  • Verndale
  • Wadena

Counties (CO):

  • Cass
  • Crow Wing
  • Morrison
  • Todd
  • Wadena

Government Agencies (GA):

  • Central Lakes College
  • MN State Comm. & Tech College
  • Region Five Development Commission