Board Details

Task Force for Higher Education Governance

Type of Board: Task Force Pay/Benefits: N/A
Voting Members: 15 Other Members: 0
Non-Voting Members: 0 Created by: Executive Order 2017-19
Length of Terms: Open
Frequency of Meetings: Monthly or at the Call of the Chair
Address: 600 E Boulevard Avenue Bismarck, ND 58505
Phone: 701-328-2206
Contact: Robert Lauf
The Task Force for Higher Education Governance shall evaluate the governance structure of higher education in North Dakota and determine whether the collective system of higher education is operating to its fullest potential, furthering the educational and workforce needs of the state. The Task Force shall consist of 15 members, appointed by the Governor and representing the interests of the students, faculty, business community, and all branches of state government. The Governor will chair the Task Force.

Member Name Position Work County Appt. Date Term Ends
Bekkedahl, Brad Williams Open
Burgum, Governor Doug (701) 328-2200 Burleigh Open
Erickson, Thomas (701) 777-5153 Grand Forks Open
Flakoll, Tim Cass Open
Heckaman, Joan Eddy Open
Koppang, Angela (888) 413-3669 Burleigh Open
Markel, Paul (701) 858-4296 Ward Open
Mastel, Katherine Cass Open
Morton, Donald (701) 298-8682 Cass Open
Nathe, Mike (701) 223-4055 Burleigh Open
Roers Jones, Shannon (701) 356-5050 Cass Open
Shockley, Ellie (701) 224-2425 Morton Open
Sickler, Jonathan (701) 746-8087 Grand Forks Open
VandeWalle, Gerald (701) 328-2221 Burleigh Open
Volk, Jeffry (701) 499-5814 Cass Open