Board of Directors

MMPA is governed by a Board of Directors. The MMPA Board of Directors is responsible for setting policy, for approving investments in new plants, and for overseeing management. Each MMPA member has a representative on MMPA’s Board and an alternate representative.


Mr. Erik Skogquist

Council Member

Mr. Ed Evans (alternate)

Utility Advisory Board Member


Ms. Amy Newsom

City Administrator

Ms. Lisa Tesch (alternate)

Deputy Clerk


Mr. Curt Carrigan

Council Member


Mr. Merton Auger

City Administrator

Mr. Joseph Steffel (alternate)

Utilities Director


Mr. Matt Podhradsky

City Administrator
MMPA Vice Chairman

East Grand Forks

Mr. Keith Mykleseth

General Manager

Mr. Jeff Olson (alternate)

Distribution Superintendent

Elk River

Mr. Troy Adams

Utilities General Manager
MMPA Treasurer

Mr. Allan Nadeau (alternate)

Utilities Commissioner

Le Sueur

Mr. Newell Krogmann

Council Member

Mr. Jasper Kruggel (alternate)

City Administrator

North St. Paul

Mr. Brian Frandle

Director of Electric Utilities
MMPA Secretary


Mr. Dan Coughlin

City Administrator

Ms. Amber Sullivan

Administrative Assistant (alternate)


Mr. John Crooks

Utilities Manager
MMPA Chairman

Ms. Deb Amundson (alternate)

Utilities Commissioner


Mr. Peter Machaiek


Ms. Jenny Hazelton (alternate)

City Administrator