Meet the Board

Monthly Board Meetings

Board meetings are generally held on the second Wednesday of each month in the evening. The location alternates between Tower and Cook.

VLA members are welcome to attend as observers with no participation (unless asked by a board member). The president shall be informed prior to a board meeting for a VLA member to attend a board meeting.

If you’d like to suggest a topic for the agenda, please contact the Board President shown below. Agendas are usually finalized a few days before each meeting.

Board of Directors

Cook Directors

President Pat Michaelson

2384 Deerwood Lane
Cook MN 55723

612-306-7702
Email Pat Michaelson

Vice President Dwight Warkentin

PO Box 97
Cook, MN 55723

651-269-0674
Email Dwight Warkentin

Secretary & Member Records Sheri Sawatzky

2750 W Wakemup Village Rd
Cook MN 55723

218-780-8178 (mobile)
Email Sheri Sawatzky

Terry Grosshauser

7307 Oak Narrows Rd
Cook MN 55723

218-666-0580
Email Terry Grosshauser

Eric Hanson

2747 Vermilion Dr.
Cook MN 55723

218-666-2316
Email Eric Hanson

Jim Graham

8978 east Wakemup Village Road, Cook MN. 55723

218-780-5525
Email Jim Graham

Tower Directors

Treasurer Jerry Lepper

3087 Old Highway 77
Tower MN 55790

218-753-2629
Email Jerry Lepper

AIS Program Coordinator Jeff Lovgren

2113 Birch Point Rd
Tower MN 55790

218-753-2413 (home) 218-290-7793 (mobile)
Email Jeff Lovgren

Wayne Suoja

1029 Eales Rd
Tower MN 55790

218-753-2162
Email Wayne Suoja

Gary Haugen

1903 Westhaven Dr,
Tower MN 55790

612-720-2853
Email Gary Haugen

John Yocum

4102 Hoel Rd.
Tower MN 55790

407-873-3883
Email John Yocum

Jill Korpela-Bontems

4437 Big Rock Rd.
Tower MN 55790

218-753-6324
Email Jill Korpela-Bontems

Lori Ptak

3505 Downers Dr, St Anthony MN. 55418

612-247-3751
Email Lori Ptak

Bob Pearson

5773 Puncher Point Rd Tower, MN 55790

218-753-4212
Email Bob Pearson

Nancy Watkins

5981 412th St, Rice, MN 56367

320-291-2363
Email Nancy Watkins