Reed Riskedahl joined Prairie Rivers in 2011 from Marshall County and has served as past board chair and treasurer while now serving as secretary.

Originally from rural southern Minnesota, Reed and his family have been Iowans for 42 years with 32 of those years in Marshalltown. He and his wife Rita have two adult daughters and two grandsons.

Reed was has a degree in business, and his extensive volunteer involvement and leadership positions in and around Marshalltown along with his work experience (now retired) in retail, service, manufacturing, construction and real estate are valuable to the Prairie Rivers of Iowa board and staff.

He’s active in local politics and the Marshalltown Chamber of Commerce. He also serves as chairperson of the Marshall County Extension Council and has earned his certifications as Master Gardener and Conservationist from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.