Game & Fish Fund Citizen Oversight


Citizen Oversight Membership

The Game and Fish Fund Budgetary Oversight Committee (BOC) is composed of a chair who is appointed by the DNR commissioner, the chair of the Fisheries Oversight Committee, the chair of the Wildlife Oversight Committee and four additional members from each committee.

Budgetary Oversight Committee (BOC)

John P. Lenczewski (Chair)

Send a comment for BOC discussion to boc.dnr@state.mn.us.

Fisheries Oversight Committee (FOC)

Committee liaison

Don Pereira
Fisheries Section Chief
651-259-5229

Committee members

An asterisk (*) denotes a member of the BOC.

  • James Arndt (Duluth) *
  • Kirk Duholm (Eagan) 
  • John Eaton (Walker) *
  • Larry Gavin (Faribault) 
  • Brad Gustafson (Lake Elmo) 
  • Marj Hart (St Michael) *
  • Charles Haslerud, Chair (Duluth) *
  • John Haukos (Ortonville)
  • Valerie Holthus (Andover) *
  • Jeff Johnson (New London)
  • Becca Nash (Minneapolis)
  • Douglas Odegard (Pine City) *
  • Mark Owens (Austin)
  • Dave Thompson (Battle Lake)

Wildlife Oversight Committee (WOC)

Committee liaison

Paul Telander
Wildlife Section Chief
651-259-5237

Committee members

An asterisk (*) denotes a member of the BOC.

  • Chad Bloom (Mayer)
  • David Engels (Menahga)
  • William E. Faber  (Brainerd)
  • Burl Haar (Afton)
  • Paul Hoppe (Ogilvie) *
  • Andrew Mauch (Wyoming)
  • Steve Okins, Chair (Willmar) *
  • Bert Pexsa (Miltona) *
  • Mark Popovich (Welch) *
  • Scott Springer (Fountain) *
  • Mark Weber (Eden Prairie)
  • John Wells (St Paul)