Board Details

Beef Commission, North Dakota

Type of Board: Promotional Pay/Benefits:
Voting Members: 9 Other Members: 1
Non-Voting Members: 2 Created by: NDCC § 4.1-03-02
Length of Terms: 3 years, no more than 2 consecutive terms
Frequency of Meetings: approximately every 3 months
Address: 4023 State Street Bismarck, ND 58503
Phone: 701-328-5120
Fax: 701-328-5119
Website: www.ndbeef.org/
Email: ndbeef@btinet.net
The Beef Commission promotes the state's beef industry by supporting beef, beef product sales, and research. No member shall serve more than two successive three-year terms. The North Dakota beef commission consists of: a. Three beef producers; b. One cattle feeder; c. One dairy producer; d. One representative of a public livestock market; and e. Three at-large representatives. 2. The governor shall appoint: a. Each beef producer from a list of at least two names submitted by the North Dakota stockmen's association; b. The cattle feeder from a list of at least two names submitted by the North Dakota stockmen's association feeder council; c. The dairy producer from a list of at least two names submitted by the milk producers association of North Dakota; d. The representative of a public livestock market from a list of at least two names submitted by the North Dakota livestock marketing association; and e. The three at-large representatives

Member Name Position Work County Appt. Date Term Ends
Bateman, Nancy Jo Executive Director (701) 328-5120 Burleigh
Bitz, Jim Livestock Market (701) 226-6197 Logan 7/1/2012 6/30/2018
Carlson, Jocelyn Beef Producer - Member At Large (701) 590-0004 Dunn 7/1/2012 6/30/2018
Dahl, Jeff Beef Producer - Member At Large (701) 485-3206 Logan 9/1/2011 6/30/2017
Dvorak, Weston Cattle Feeder (701) 573-4454 Dunn 7/1/2016 6/30/2019
Effertz, Jerry Non-Voting Ex-officio (701) 624-5136 McHenry
Kuhn, Dale Dairy (701) 537-5883 McHenry 7/1/2011 6/30/2017
Maddock, Travis Beef Producer (701) 541-3834 Cass 7/1/2016 6/30/2019
Payne, Gloria Beef Producer - Member At Large (701) 522-3432 Grant 7/1/2016 6/30/2019
Rorvig, Dan Beef Producer (701) 797-7338 Nelson 7/1/2015 6/30/2018
Tokach, Kathy Non-Voting Ex-officio (701) 445-7390 Morton
Wagner, Mark Beef Producer (701) 375-6111 Dickey 7/1/2008 6/30/2017