Montzka Reelected Chair of the East Central Regional Development Commission

Bennett (Ben) Montzka has recently been reelected as Chair of the East Central Regional Development Commission (ECRDC), a position he has held since 2009.

Mr. Montzka has served as a Chisago County Commissioner for District #4 since 1998, and principal attorney at Montzka Legal Services in Wyoming. He has B.S. and B.A. Degrees from University of Minnesota and holds a J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School, as well as a M.A. from the Humphry School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota. Mr. Montzka and his family reside in Wyoming.

The ECRDC is a public agency focused on transportation, public transit as well as community and economic development. The ECRDC board is composed of officials appointed by county boards, townships, municipalities, school boards and citizens at large from Chisago, Mille Lacs, Pine, Isanti and Kanabec Counties.

For more information on the ECRDC, please see them online at or call (320) 679-4065 #22.