Current WLSSD Board Members

WLSSD is governed by a nine-member citizen board.  Four members are appointed by the City of Duluth, three by the City of Cloquet, one is elected by Carlton County cities and townships in the WLSSD service area, and one is elected by St. Louis County cities and townships in the service area.

Board Chair:

Janke color

Ruth Janke, Carlton County

Board Vice Chair,
Planning & Solid Waste Committee Chair:

Paul Thomsen, Duluth

Board Secretary,
Personnel Committee Chair,
Operations Committee Chair

David Manderfeld, Cloquet

Board Treasurer,
Finance Committee Chair:

Marcia Podratz

Marcia Podratz, Duluth

Legislative Committee Chair:

Archie Chelseth WLSSD

Archie Chelseth, Cloquet

 

Julene Boe, Duluth

 

Loren Lilly, Cloquet

 

Laura Ness, Duluth

Board Member Mailing Address:

Member Name

Western Lake Superior Sanitary District

2626 Courtland Street

Duluth, MN 55806