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Wakota CAER is governed according to its by-laws and executes its mission through an election of board members and officers that include a president, vice president, secretary, treasurer and directors-at-large.

• The officers provide guiding leadership to carry out objectives that are developed during annual strategic planning activities. 
• It is the goal of Wakota CAER to identify the needs of its members and support their emergency prevention and preparedness efforts.

Board & Committees

Bill Lazarz, Bay West | Phone: 651-226-3071
Past Chairperson
Paul Schultz, Tiller Corporation
Open Position
Directors at Large

Hue Lam, CHS Inc.
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077 
Phone: 651-355-8016

Tristan Saito, St. Paul Park Refinery

Matt Stokes, STARS, LLC

Brian Black, Xcel Energy

John Giebenhain, CP Rail

Matt Stevens, Swissport Fueling Inc. US

Open Position

Camie Pederson, Environmental Troubleshooters, Inc.

Committee Chairpersons

Ambassador/Membership Committee Chair
Open position 

River Spill Response Cooperative
Tristan Saito, St. Paul Park Refinery

Training and Exercise Chair
Tristan Saito, St. Paul Park Refinery

Planning Committee
Open Position

Wakota CAER Office
Amy Petersen
Phone: 651-226-3071

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