The Missouri River Relief Board of Directors has announced Steve Schnarr as the nonprofit’s new executive director. Schnarr has held numerous positions in his many years with the organization, most recently as program manager.

“[Steve] brings a wealth of knowledge and passion for Missouri River Relief that is very evident,” said Board President Kory Kaufman in a written statement. “The board is excited to have Steve as the new captain of this incredible ship of staff, volunteer crew, and countless other patrons and volunteers that embrace our mission of connecting people to the Missouri River. We are extremely grateful for the great things Missouri River Relief has done and look forward to the even better things to come.”

Schnarr replaces outgoing executive director, Jeff Barrow, who is retiring.