Staff

Meet the Team

Central Platte NRD’s lobby is open to the public; however, if you need to visit with a staff member please call to make an appointment. If you are not already utilizing our digital tools for updated information, we strongly encourage you to begin using the District’s Facebook and Twitter pages. Please reach out to us with any questions or concerns at 308-385-6282.


Lyndon Vogt
General Manager
Jesse Mintken
Assistant Manager
Kelly Cole
Administrative Assistant
Tom Backer
Projects Assistant
Krystal Bialas
Easement Habitat Specialist
David Carr
Range Management Specialist
Dan Clement
Water Resources Specialist
Tricia Dudley
Water Quality Programs Assistant
Brandi Flyr
Hydrologist
Bill Hiatt
Resources Conservationist
Deb Jarzynka
Secretary/CPNRD
Samantha Keith
Secretary/NRCS-Lexington
Dean Krull
UNL/CPNRD Demo Project Coordinator
Marcia Lee
Information/Education Specialist
Shelly Lippincott
Secretary/NRCS-Kearney
Jackie Luebbe
Secretary/NRCS-Grand Island
Shane Max
Resources Conservationist
Mike Schmeeckle
Cozad Ditch Manager
Jim Harris, Mike Ostergard, Marci Ostergard
Thirty Mile Irrigation District Staff
Sara Umstead
Secretary/NRCS-Central City
Elison Wagner
Easement Habitat Specialist
Angela Warner
GIS Coordinator
Brody Vorderstrasse
Communications Assistant
Courtney Widup
Water Resources Technician
Luke Zakrzewski
GIS Image Analyst