Bill Grantges is the Itasca County Aquatic Invasive Species Program Coordinator. Bill is a board member of Itasca Waters, serves on the technical committee of the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center (MAISRC) and is Vice-President of the Itasca Coalition of Lake Associations. He received his Masters in Business Administration from the University of Rhode Island and worked as a program manager for Siemens Medical Systems before coming to Minnesota in 1999. Bill has held certifications from the MN DNR as a Lake Service Provider and as a Level 1 & Level 2 AIS Watercraft Inspector. He is also a certified University of Minnesota Extension AIS Detector. Bill is passionate about building partnerships to help preserve our strong outdoor traditions.