The 22 task force members included six legislators, three members of the Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) and one citizen at large. The remainder of the membership included one (1) member representing each of the following agencies and associations: the Association of Metropolitan Municipalities, the Minnesota Association of Watershed Districts, the Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts, Watershed Management Organizations, the Association of Minnesota Counties, the Metro Inter-County Association, the Consulting Engineers Council, the Reinvest in Minnesota Coalition, the State Planning Agency, the Department of Natural Resources, the Pollution Control Agency and the Metropolitan Council. BWSR and DNR staff provided the necessary support services for the effort.
The following individuals served on the task force:
Don Ogaard (Chair), Board of Water and Soil Resources; Howard Peterson, Board of Water and Soil Resources; Natalie Haas Steffen, Board of Water and Soil Resources; Senator Greg Dahl; Senator Steven Novak; Senator Fritz Knaak; Rep. Len Price; Rep. Alice Johnson; Rep. Teresa Lynch; Connie Levi, Citizen Member; Gerald Butcher, Association of Metropolitan Municipalities; Paul Williams, Association of Watershed Districts; Dr. William Downing, Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts; John Gretz, Watershed Management Organizations; Margaret Langfeld, Association of Minnesota Counties; Earl Gnan, Metro Inter-County Association; Leonard Kremer, Consulting Engineers Council; Don Dinndorf, Reinvest in Minnesota Coalition; Marilyn Lundberg, State Planning Agency; John Stine, Department of Natural Resources; Tim Scherkenbach, Pollution Control Agency; Steve Keefe, Metropolitan Council