Supervisor - Mike Prososki
Mike has lived in the Pine River/Backus area for over twenty years and his brother and parents also live in Ponto Lake Township. He has a home on Lake Ada. He is the owner of a successful dock and boat storage business in the township and employs several township residents. Mike is new to the Town Board as of 2017. He is also a board member of the Ada Lake Association.
In Memoriam - Supervisor - Merle Weaver
Merle has owned property and lived in Ponto Lake Township since 1969 when he purchased Old Point Comfort Resort on Lake Ada. He managed the resort and also ran a home building business for over 30 years. Merle has been on the town board since 1980. He is active in the community as President of the Ponto Knight Riders Snowmobile Club, serves on the Board of St Paul's Lutheran Church in Hackensack, MN and is on the Ada Lake Association Board. Sadly, Merle died on July 5th, 2020.
Supervisor and Board Chair - Robert Litke
Bob and his wife Mary Jo bought property on Ponto Lake in 2001. They enjoyed weekends and summers before building a home in 2009. This past summer Bob retired. They are both involved in various community activities through church, the food coop and food shelf. Bob is a past president of the Ponto Lake Homeowners Association.
Treasurer - Nan Ladehoff
Nan was introduced to lake life in 1961 when her parents purchased property on Island Lake. It took 38 years in the education field and only enjoying summers and weekends up here to finally call 56655 (Ponto Township) her true home. Since, retired she has immersed herself into the local community. After being appointed to fill Pat Invie's term in 2013, she has embraced publicly serving the area. Currently, she serves as secretary of the Island Lake Association.
Clerk - Brad McDonald
Brad, and his wife Peggy, have owned property in the township since 2003 and have lived here since 2005. Brad has been the clerk of the township since 2009. Brad worked in various positions in health care management and currently has a small business in health care consulting. He serves as Secretary/Treasurer of the Ponto Knight Riders Snowmobile Club and Vice President of the Pine River Fish and Game Club.
Jon Lacho - Supervisor
Jon, and his wife Mary, have owned property in Ponto Lake Township since 1997 and have lived here since Jon retired in 2016. Jon is retired from Minnesota DOT, where he held several positions, mostly in supervising maintenance of roadways.
Jon is a member of the Ponto Lake Knight Riders SC. He has attended nearly every meeting of the township over the past two years and spent countless hours working on soliciting donations for the new town hall and emergency services building. By appointment of the board, Jon will be serving the remainder of Merle's term and will stand for election this fall for the position of Supervisors #2.