MPCA feedlot staff contacts

The MPCA staff listed below serve specific areas of the state. They are responsible for activities including permitting, inspections, and compliance/enforcement. In delegated counties, the county issues permits for facilities that do not require NPDES or SDS permits; MPCA is responsible for permitting of these facilities. In non-delegated counties, the MPCA is responsible for all permitting.

The map below shows area of primary responsibility for the MPCA compliance and assistance staff.

Map of Minnesota and MPCA state regional offices

MPCA feedlot program

If you have questions about the MPCA County Feedlot Program, please contact Steve Schmidt, steven.schmidt@state.mn.us at 507-206-2618, or Michelle Oie, michelle.oie@state.mn.us, at 218-316-3877.

The MPCA staff listed below are responsible for activities including permitting, inspections, and compliance/enforcement. In delegated counties, the county issues permits for facilities that do not require federal permits; MPCA is responsible for permitting of facilities. In non-delegated counties, the MPCA is responsible for all permitting. The map below shows area of primary responsibility for the MPCA compliance and assistance staff.

MPCA Regional Office staff

  • Brainerd
    Rhonda Adkins, 218-316-3900
    William Martens, 218-316-3915
    Michelle Oie, 218-316-3877 — County program
  • Detroit Lakes
    Lisa Scheirer, 218-846-8122 — West Unit supervisor
    Molly Costin, 218-846-8114
    Scott Schroeder, 218-846-8134
  • Rochester
    Steve Schmidt, 507-206-2618 — East Unit supervisor
    Paul Brietzke, 507-206-2616
    Mark Gernes, 507-206-2643
  • Mankato
    Sara Isebrand, 507-344-5263
    Walter Jordan, 507-344-5264
  • Marshall
    Brent Riess, 507-476-4268
    Randy Hukriede, 320-441-6966 —  manager
    Dana Leibfried, 507-421-7648
    George Schwint, 320-894-5866 — engineer
    Toby Sunderland, 320-212-1910 — engineer
    Forrest Peterson, 320-979-1776 — public information
  • St. Paul
    Allison Remer, 651-757-2062 — engineer

County feedlot officers