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Hansen files for Crow Wing recorder post

Crow Wing County Deputy Recorder Doug Hansen of Nisswa filed for the post of Crow Wing County recorder.

Hansen started working in the Crow Wing County Auditor’s Office in 2001 as a geographic information specialist (GIS) and has worked in the Land Services Department. More recently he was a GIS coordinator and co-interim director of information technology before being named deputy recorder in August 2013.

“I will build on the progress the county recorder’s office is making leveraging technology to make our processes more efficient, accurate and records readily available,” Hansen said in a statement. “This results in a positive customer experience and is fiscally responsible.”

A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, he earned a bachelor’s degree in 1999. He is a graduate of the Brainerd Lakes Chamber’s Lakes Area Leadership program. Hansen served on the Brainerd Main Street Advisory Committee, and was chair of the Downtown Brainerd Design Subcommittee.

For the last three years he has been coordinating Crow Wing County’s Lean Continuous Improvement Program, which looks at further efficiencies in the work process.

Hansen, 39, lives in Nisswa with his wife and two children. He is a youth baseball coach in Nisswa.

“I am very fortunate and proud to be a public servant for over 13 years. As county recorder, I will continue to work for Crow Wing County residents and preserve the honor of this elected office,” Hansen said.