Staff

Meet the Team

Central Platte NRD’s lobby is open to the public; however, if you need to visit with a staff member call to make an appointment at 308-385-6282.  Follow Central Platte NRD's Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages for updated office information.


Lyndon Vogt
General Manager
Jesse Mintken
Assistant Manager
Kelly Cole
Administrative Assistant
Tom Backer
Projects Assistant
Colleen Buettner
Secretary/NRCS-Grand Island
Krystal Church
Easement Habitat Specialist
David Carr
Range Management Specialist
Dan Clement
Water Resources Specialist
Darren Cudaback
Precision Conservation Specialist
Tricia Dudley
Water Quality Specialist
Brandi Flyr
Hydrologist
Kyla Friedrichsen
Secretary/NRCS-Central City
Bill Hiatt
Resources Conservationist
Deb Jarzynka
Secretary/CPNRD
Samantha Keith
Secretary/NRCS-Lexington
Dean Krull
UNL/CPNRD Demo Project Coordinator
Jack Laird
Cozad Ditch Rider
Marcia Lee
Information/Education Specialist
Shelly Lippincott
Secretary/NRCS-Kearney
Shane Max
Resources Conservationist
Jim Harris, Mike Ostergard, Marci Ostergard
Thirty Mile Irrigation District Staff
Mike Schmeeckle
Cozad Ditch Manager
Angela Warner
GIS Coordinator
Brody Vorderstrasse
Communications Assistant
Courtney Widup
Water Resources Technician
Nelson Winkel
Prescribed Fire Planning Specialist
Luke Zakrzewski
GIS Image Analyst