Board of Directors

Linda Meschke

Director

Linda Meschke has over 35 years of experience in working on agricultural and water resource issues in south central Minnesota.  Her work has been focused on projects that improve rural communities and the implementation of a variety of conservation practices and getting changes on the landscape to improve water quality.  She currently is working on

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Sam Viesselman

I have lived in Fairmont for most of life and I am a 5th generation resident of Martin County. After graduating from the U of M in 2015, I moved back to town and currently work as a software engineer at AGCO in Jackson. I enjoy living near my family and am grateful I was

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Ed Willett

Director

My wife (Rita) and I move to Fairmont 5 years ago from the neighboring community of Jackson where I served about 19 years on City Council and about 24 years on their Industrial Development Corporation. I was a 3rd generation business owner that was involved with Gravel & Concrete and today work in the office

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Steve Hawkins

Chair

I grew up in Sherburn so I have lived in Martin County my whole life. My wife is Heather and I have two teenage girls Molly and Megan. I enjoy cooking and spending time with my friends and family. Travel is also at the top of our list and I am what you would call

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Ann Terfehr

Director

Our family runs “Dan’s  Appliance Sleepsource and Tv in Fairmont. We have been in business since 1979. I am impressed with the grassrootsefforts of the group to give Fairmont residents the ability to improve our city and bring projects and entertainment to town that really mean something to us and that people can enjoy. I

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Michael Edman

Director

Michael Edman joined project 1590 July 2015. Michael is an attorney, with a law practice in downtown Fairmont. He recently returned to town, moving here with his wife and kids after spending the last 15 years living in and around St.Paul, Minnesota. Michael has always had a soft spot for his hometown, and when he

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