Meet the ACHS Board of Directors


President and
District #3 Representative

Orville Lindquist

Orville Lindquist works for the YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities and also serves on the board of directors of the Blaine Historical Society. He is a Blaine resident.


Vice President and
At Large B

Dennis Berg

Dennis Berg is a resident of Nowthen and former Anoka County Commissioner.


Treasurer and
At Large G

Shelly Peterson

Shelly Peterson is the Finance Director for the City of Fridley and a Ramsey resident.


District #1 Representative

Al Pearson

Al Pearson is a farmer in Ramsey.


District #2 Representative

William Nelson

Bill Nelson is a retired broker. He serves on the Anoka County HRA and previously served on the Ham Lake city council. He lives in Ham Lake.


District #4 Representative

Lotus Hubbard

Lotus Hubbard works for CenturyLink and is a Columbia Heights resident.


District #5 Representative

Kate Morphew

Kate Morphew is an Andover resident and community volunteer.


District #6 Representative

Mary Capra

Mary Capra is a resident of Centerville, where she has served as both a council member and mayor.


District #7 Representative

Bart Ward

Bart Ward is the CEO of Ward & Company and an Anoka resident.


At Large A



At Large C

Mike Scott

Mike Scott is a city attorney with Hicken, Scott, Howard & Anderson, P.A..


At Large D

Dick Lang

Dick Lang is a retired Anoka County Commissioner and a resident of Ham Lake.


At Large E

Harold (Buzz) Netkow

Buzz Netkow is a resident of Columbia Heights and a retired member of the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office.


At Large F

Paul Pierce III

Paul Pierce is a resident of Anoka and the owner of a National Register of Historic Places property.


At Large H

Harvey Greenberg

Harvey Greenberg is a resident of Nowthen.


Anoka County Commissioner Liason

Jim Kordiak

Commissioner Jim Kordiak serves as the liaison between the Historical Society and the Anoka County Board of Commissioners. He is a Columbia Heights resident.



William Erhart

Bill Erhart works as an attorney in the city of Anoka. He was the previous ACHS Board President.