|WCNDD adds Benkelman mayor to board|
The West Central Nebraska Development District (WCNDD) announces the appointment of Harlan Cansler of Benkelman to the Governing Board of WCNDD, replacing the retiring Bob Brown of Trenton.
Cansler, a graduate of Texas University with post-graduate studies at Princeton University, is the mayor of Benkelman.
Karl Elmshaeuser, executive director of WCNDD, was pleased “at the quality of the slate of candidates, showing there is a high interest in serving on the WCNDD board.
“We are excited to have Harlan join the board, as we continue to strive for excellence in economic development in the 18 counties and 59 communities that we serve,” he said.
Both the city of Imperial and Chase County have representation on the board. The city is also a dues-paying member.
Commissioner Jodi Thompson represented the county on the board and Economic Development Director Leslie Carlholm represents the city.