Board Details

Workforce Development Council, North Dakota

Type of Board: Advisory Pay/Benefits: State Rate
Voting Members: 26 Other Members: 0
Non-Voting Members: 1 Created by: Executive Order 2017-10
Length of Terms: 3 years, no term limits
Frequency of Meetings: Quarterly
Address: 1000 East Divide Avenue Bismarck, ND 58506
Phone: (701) 328-3105
Fax:
Website: www.jobsnd.com
Email: sgunsch@nd.gov
Contact: Susan Gunsch
This Council advises the governor and the public concerning the nature and extent of workforce development and economic development needs in North Dakota, and how to meet these needs effectively while maximizing the efficient use of available resources and avoiding unnecessary duplication of effort. The mission is to establish an effective and responsive workforce development system and support policies that will provide every North Dakotan the opportunity for self sufficiency and a superior workforce that can compete in the global marketplace.

Member Name Position Work County Appt. Date Term Ends
Bertagnolli, Patrick Business - Energy (701) 577-1614 Williams 9/8/2017 6/30/2020
Davis, Jim Barriers to Employment (701) 477-7865 Rolette Open
Ehlert, Jason Labor (701) 663-0999 Cass 9/8/2017 6/30/2018
Farnsworth, David Business - Energy - Chairperson (701) 442-7002 McLean 9/8/2017 6/30/2020
Fischer, Valerie WIOA - Core (701) 328-4138 Open
Gelinske, Tifanie Business - Economic (701) 364-1916 Cass 9/8/2017 6/30/2018
Griffin, Cindy Business-Value Ad Ag (701) 442-7513 Burleigh 9/8/2017 6/30/2019
Grindberg, Tony City County (701) 231-6914 Cass Open
Hagerott, Dr. Mark Barriers to Employment (701) 328-2974 Burleigh Open
Hedegaard, Waylon Labor (701) 595-3334 Burleigh 9/8/2017 6/30/2020
Hoffmann, Uma Business - Region VIII (701) 774-0293 Williams 9/8/2017 6/30/2019
Joraanstad, Jake Business - IT Cass 9/8/2017 6/30/2019
Kamphuis, Jan Business - Region VII (701) 323-6000 Burleigh 9/8/2017 6/30/2020
Karn, Kurtis Business-IT (701) 552-4711 9/8/2017 6/30/2018
Klinke, Janelle Business - Region III (218) 291-2224 Cass 9/8/2017 6/30/2018
Kommer, Michelle WIOA - Core (701) 328-3708 Cass Open
Kutzer, Wayne Barriers to Employment (701) 328-2259 Burleigh Open
Lubbers, Perry Business Rep. (701) 492-2132 Cass 8/1/2017 7/31/2020
Moos, Guy Business - Manufacturing (701) 456-1500 Stark 9/8/2017 6/30/2019
Porter-Belch, Misty Business - Region IV (701) 620-6318 Grand Forks 9/8/2017 6/30/2018
Scott, Andrew Business - Non-Profit (701) 356-3131 9/8/2017 6/30/2020
Shilling, Donald Business - Heavy Equipment (701) 364-2210 Cass 9/8/2017 6/30/2019
Sick, Wayde Discretionary State Official (701) 328-5345 Open
Strebe, Arnie Business - Banking Finance (701) 250-1434 Burleigh 9/8/2017 6/30/2020
Whirlwind Soldier, James Barriers to Employment (503) 522-4930 Cass 9/8/2017 6/30/2019
Ziegler, Kasper Labor (701) 857-9665 Ward 9/8/2017 6/30/2019
Vacancy WIOA Core - Voc Rehab -open