ATP Membership

The NEMNATP consists of forty-seven (47) members, seven of which serve in an advisory role and are non-voting. Current membership is listed below; Steering Committee members are denoted with a single asterisk (*).


  • Aitkin County:  Brian Napstad, County Commissioner
  • Carlton County:  Gary Peterson*, County Commissioner
  • Cook County:  Robert Svaleson, County Commissioner
  • Itasca County: Davin Tinquist, County Commissioner
  • Koochiching County: Kevin Adee, County Commissioner
  • Lake County:  Rick Goutermont, County Commissioner
  • Pine County:  Steve Hallan, County Commissioner
  • Saint Louis County:  Keith Nelson, County Commissioner
  • Tribal Governments: Vacant


  • Air: Dan Larson, Northern Aero Alliance
  • Rail: Bob Manzoline, St. Louis and Lake Counties Regional Railroad Authority
  • Sea: Kate Ferguson, Duluth Seaway Port Authority
  • Surface, State [3]
    • Bryan Anderson*, Minnesota Department of Transportation District One
    • Duane Hill, Minnesota Department of Transportation District One
    • Krysten Foster*, Minnesota Department of Transportation District One
    • Angela Murphy*, Minnesota Department of Transportation District One
  • Surface, Counties [8]
    • John Welle, Aitkin County
    • JinYeene Neumann, Carlton County
    • Robert Hass, Cook County
    • Karin Grandia*, Itasca County (Current Chair)
    • Dave Reimer, Koochiching County
    • Jason DiPiazza*, Lake County (Current Vice-Chair)
    • Mark LeBrun, Pine County
    • Jim Foldesi*, Saint Louis County
  • Surface, Cities [8]
    • Larry Folstad, City of Chisholm
    • Caleb Peterson, City of Cloquet
    • Cindy Voigt, City of Duluth
    • Matt Wegwerth, City of Grand Rapids
    • John Mulder, City of Hermantown
    • Jesse Story, City of Hibbing
    • Ted Brokaw, City of International Falls
    • Bill Hennis, City of Virginia
  • Surface, Tribal [4]
    • Joel Astleford, Bois Forte Band
    • Jason Hollinday, Fond du Lac Band
    • Tony Swader, Grand Portage Band
    • Mike Moilanen, Mille Lacs Band
  • Surface, Forest Service: Jim Strezishar, USDA Forest Service
  • Trails/Waterways: Richard Dunkley, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
  • Transit (Urban): Chris Belden, Duluth Transit Authority
  • Transit (Rural): Jack Larson*, Arrowhead Transit
  • Metropolitan Area Transportation: Ron Chicka*, Duluth-Superior Metropolitan Interstate Council


  • Community Health Board
    • Susan Michels, Carlton-Cook-Lake-St. Louis Community Health Board
    • Maggie Rothstein, Aitkin-Itasca-Koochiching Community Health Board
    • Samantha Lo, Pine County Public Health
  • Economic Development Authority: Vacant
  • Regional Development Commissions:
    • Andy Hubley*, Arrowhead Regional Development Commission
    • Penny Simonsen, East Central Regional Development Commission
  • Toward Zero Deaths: Holly Kostrzewski, MnDOT D-1 Toward Zero Deaths

This list was last updated on August 29, 2022.