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Here you can find the dedicated team of professionals that work for Rice Creek Watershed District. Feel free to reach out to any of our knowledgeable team members for assistance or information regarding the watershed district.


Nick Tomczik

District Administrator

Abby Tekiela

Program Support Technician

Project Management

William (Will) Roach

Watershed Technician / Inspector

Grant Programs

Molly Nelson

Watershed Technician / Water Resource Specialist

Water Quality and Monitoring

Matt Kocian

Lake and Stream Program Manager

Catherine Nester

Water Monitoring Technician

Ali Chalberg

Water Resource Specialist and Inspector

Public Drainage and District Facilities

Ashlee Ricci

Public Drainage Inspector

Tom Schmidt

Public Drainage Inspector

Abel Green

Technical Field Assistant

Regulatory (Permitting and Inspections)

Patrick Hughes

Permit Coordinator/Wetland Specialist

Terrence Chastan-Davis

Technician / Inspector

Anna Grace

Regulatory Technician

Kelsey White

Permit Review Technician

Communications and Outreach

Kendra Sommerfeld

Communications and Outreach Coordinator


Houston Engineering, Inc.

Chris Otterness P.E.

Consulting Engineer

Smith Partners, PLLP

Louis Smith

Consulting Attorney

Charles Holtman

Consulting Attorney

Rinke Noonan

John Kolb

Consulting Attorney

Redpath and Company

Mark Gibbs

Consulting Accountant

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