Developing Nebraska's Natural Resources...
Protecting Lives,
Protecting Property,
Protecting the Future

General Manager

Siel began with the LRNRD in August of 2017. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science with a Minor in Biology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Growing up on the family farm near Franklin and operating a construction business for 25 years Siel has experience with many of the concerns within the Republican river basin. He has been involved in agricultural land development and improvement, including erosion control measures and drainage structures as well as weed control and many other projects.

Assistant General Manager 

Dicke has been with the LRNRD since 2014. He holds a bachelor of science in natural resources from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln (Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources) and he holds a master of community and regional planning from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln (College of Architecture).   

Growing up on Harlan County Reservoir, Scott understands the delicate balance of water as the regions primary economic component.  Scott has nearly 20 years of experience and background in policy and regulatory compliance within the water and environmental field. He supports leadership over the LRNRD programs,  projects, and policies. 

Administrative Assistant

Shirlee is responsible for office management, general administration, coordination of meeting times, bookkeeping, accounting, billing and payroll; she is also the recording secretary for the LRNRD Board of Directors. Shirlee has been with the LRNRD since August of 1992.

Water Resources Administrator

Kristi, who has been with the LRNRD since 1992, is in charge of data regarding wells, water usage and meters in the Lower Republican NRD.

Water Resources Secretary / Rural Water Secretary / I & E Coordinator

Sasha assists the Water Resources Administrator with data regarding wells, meters, and usage. The cost-share programs including NSWCP and the LRNRD Tree Program are administered by her and she is the rural water secretary. She creates informational material and administers the LRNRD Scholarship Program, NeRAIN, and educational activities. Sasha has been employed by the NRD since August of 2016.

Water Resources Technician 

Scot has been with the LRNRD since of August 2010. His duties include reading, verifying accuracy of and maintaining water meters, inspection of chemigation sites, taking water samples and static water level measurements, and general maintenance and upkeep of various LRNRD projects.

Water Resources Technician

Maclane’s duties include measuring groundwater levels each spring and fall, taking water samples, meter maintenance and reading, chemigation checks and various other duties; he has been with the NRD since February 2017.

Water Resources Technician

Colt's duties include measuring groundwater levels each spring and fall, taking water samples, meter maintenance and reading, chemigation checks and various other duties. He has been employed with the NRD since June 2017.

Franklin County Field Office

Phone: 308.425.6276 ext:3

Based in Franklin, Mary provides secretarial support for the LRNRD & NRCS in the Franklin County office. She has been employed by the NRD since November of 2015.

Furnas County Field Office Secretary

Phone: 308.268.2215 ext:3

Jennifer Helms began work with the LRNRD in June of 2016; she provides secretarial support for the LRNRD & NRCS in the Furnas County office, located in Beaver City.

Harlan County Field Office Secretary

Phone: 308.928.2626 ext:3

Brittnay began working for the LRNRD in September of 2015; she provides secretarial support for the LRNRD & NRCS in the Harlan County office, located in Alma.

Nuckolls County Field Office Secretary

Phone: 402.225.2311 ext:3

With the LRNRD since March of 2007, Carolyn provides secretarial support for the LRNRD & NRCS programs in the Nuckolls County office, located in Nelson.

Webster County Field Office Secretary

Phone: 402-746-2268 ext 3

Lynetta has been providing secretarial support for the LRNRD & NRCS in the Webster County office, located in Red Cloud, since February of 2002.

Lower Republican NRD | 30 North John Street | P.O. Box 618 | Alma, NE 68920 | Phone: 308.928.2182 / 800.353.1297 | E-mail: lrnrd @ lrnrd.org