Benton SWCD Board of Supervisors

2009 SWCD Board
Standing: Chuck Rau, Phil Grosland, Joseph Jordan
Seated: Bernie Thole, Wade Bastian


The Benton Soil and Water Conservation District's Board is made up of five elected supervisors who are elected by nomination districts on the general ballot. Supervisors do not participate in the primaries. Supervisor terms are staggered, seats that are available in the next election are listed on the Elections page.


Area I


Wade Bastian

Vice Chair

(320) 387-2765

Term Expires: 2020

Area II


Joesph Jordan


(763) 856-3192

Term Expires: 2018

Area III


Phillip Grosland


(320) 983-2094

Term Expires: 2018

Area IV


Bernie Thole


(320) 393-2158

Term Expires: 2020

Area V


Chuck Rau


(320) 393-4834

Term Expires: 2020


Nomination Districts for Benton SWCD Supervisors

Map of Board Districts


Committees for 2017

Anoka Sand Plains: Joe Jordan, Phil Grosland

Education: Phil Grosland, Wade Bastian

Finance: Phil Grosland, Chuck Rau

SWCD Technical Service Area 2: Bernie Thole, Phil Grosland

Water Quality-WRAC: Wade Bastian, Chuck Rau

Water Quality-ERWA: Joe Jordan, Bernie Thole

Building Lease: Chuck Rau, Wade Bastian