Nagel, Veronen Re-Elected to Sourcewell Board
Organizational meeting held Feb. 19
We are excited to have Board members Nagel and Veronen re-seated on the Board as they both have considerable governance experience, a passion to serve, and they will be able to leverage their past experiences and history with Sourcewell’s as they help lead into the future.
Sourcewell’s Region 5 members will benefit from consistent representation as two Board of Directors members have been re-elected to their four-year terms.
Sara Nagel and Scott Veronen were re-elected to the Sourcewell Board of Directors at an organizational meeting Feb. 19 at Sourcewell in Staples. Both will serve a four-year term.
Nagel, a resident of Pillager, represents Sub-Region II which includes school districts in Cass Lake-Bena, Crosby-Ironton, Northland Community, Pequot Lakes, Pillager, Pillager Area Charter, Pine River-Backus, and Walker-Hackensack-Akeley.
Veronen, of Verndale, represents Sub-Region I which includes districts in Bertha-Hewitt, Browerville, Eagle Valley, Freshwater Education District, Long Prairie-Grey Eagle, Menahga, Sebeka, Staples-Motley, Verndale, and Wadena-Deer Creek.
“We are excited to have Board members Nagel and Veronen re-seated on the Board as they both have considerable governance experience, a passion to serve, and they will be able to leverage their past experiences and history with Sourcewell’s as they help lead into the future,” said Sourcewell CEO and Executive Director Dr. Chad Coauette.
Also during the meeting, Mike Wilson was elected as chairperson, Scott Veronen as clerk, Barb Neprud as treasurer, and Greg Zylka as vice-chairperson.
Sourcewell’s Board of Directors is charged with the care and management of Sourcewell, as stated in Minnesota Statute M.S.123A.21, Subd. 4. Sourcewell full-voting members elect the eight-member board. Six are local school board members, and two are elected representatives from Region 5 member cities, counties, and government agencies.
Sourcewell (formerly National Joint Powers Alliance) is a self-supporting government organization, partnering with education, government, and nonprofits to boost student and community success. Created in 1978 as one of Minnesota’s nine service cooperatives, we offer training and shared services to our central-Minnesota members. Throughout North America, we offer a cooperative purchasing program with more than 300 awarded vendors on contract. Sourcewell is driven by service and the ability to strategically reinvest in member communities.