District 3 - Gary Kriesel

About the District


District 3 includes:

About the Commissioner


Commissioner Gary Kriesel was elected in November 2004 to represent the citizens of District 3. He was re-elected in 2008 and in 2012. He retired from Xcel Energy (formerly Northern States Power) after 33 years and has served two years on the Stillwater City Council. He is a U.S. Navy veteran and has been an active member in many civic organizations and on advisory boards of Washington County.

Commissioner Kriesel is an advocate for allowing counties to set their own tax levies and to manage issues related to a rapidly growing population. Commissioner Kriesel and his wife, Ann, live in Stillwater, Minnesota.

2016 Committee Appointments