Board of Directors

GMD5 is overseen by a nine member Board of Directors. Board members are elected by the public and can be any landowner (40 or more acres) in the District. 

Board Officers

Darrell Wood

Darrell Wood

Darrell Wood

President; Edwards County

(620) 995 3133

2023

Fred Grunder

Darrell Wood

Darrell Wood

Vice-President; Pratt County

(620) 549 6422

2022

John Janssen

John Janssen

John Janssen

Treasurer; Kiowa County

(620) 723 2236

2021

Justin Gatz

John Janssen

John Janssen

Secretary; Reno County

(620) 770 2168

2022

Board Members

Phil Martin

Kerry Froetschner

Kerry Froetschner

Barton County

(620) 793 6991

2023

Kerry Froetschner

Kerry Froetschner

Kerry Froetschner

Pawnee County

(620) 285 9712

2021

Craig Zwick

Kerry Froetschner

Marlyn Spare

Rice County

(620) 257 2265

2023

Marlyn Spare

Marlyn Spare

Marlyn Spare

Stafford County

(620) 549 3330

2022

Tom Taylor

Marlyn Spare

Tom Taylor

At-Large

(620) 546 4389

2021

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes Archive

The Board of Directors meets regularly to discuss matters pertinent to the management of the local water resource. These meetings are open to the public and the public present are encouraged to participate in the meetings. The minutes for these meetings are available per K.S.A. 45-215 et. seq. upon request. As a courtesy, the District provides web access to the most recent years' records below.