Rend Lake Conservancy District:
The Rend Lake Conservancy District is a multi-county regional government organized under the Illinois River Conservancy Act. It is governed by a seven member board of trustees. The district manages many utility and government functions around the lake including:
- Water Conservation
- Water Treatment and Distribution
- Wastewater Collection and Treatment
- Land Management
- Economic Development
General Manager: Keith Thomason. Keith brings over 25 years of engineering, water resources management, and recreation management experience to the District. He obtained a B.S. in Civil Engineering Degree from Southern Illinois University, a M.S. in Civil Engineering degree from the University of Missouri, and is certified as a Professional Engineer (P.E.).
Legal Council: Larry Sanders. Larry brings over 30 years of government legal experience to the District. He holds a B.S. in Accounting from Illinois Wesleyan University and a Law Degree from Southern Illinois University Law School. Larry joined the District in January of 2005. Previously he was a partner in the law firm of Sanders and Sanders.
Comptroller: Michael Johnston. Michael brings over 25 years of accounting experience to the District. He obtained both a bachelors and masters degree in accounting and holds a certified public accountant license.