Board Details

Statewide Independent Living Council

Type of Board: Policy Making Pay/Benefits: State Rate
Voting Members: 18 Other Members: 0
Non-Voting Members: 0 Created by: Pub. L. 102-569, Title VII, Sec 705 and NDCC § 50-06.5-03
Length of Terms: 3 years, 2 term limit
Frequency of Meetings:
Address: 1237 West Divide Avenue Ste 1B Bismarck, ND 58501
Phone: 701-328-8926
Fax: 701-328-8969
Website: www.nd.gov/dhs/dvr/councils-partners/ndsilc.html
Email: royces@dakotacil.org
Contact: Royce Schultze
The mission of the Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) is to guide the development of the Independent Living (IL) system in North Dakota through the active involvement of people with disabilities. NDCC § 50-06.5-03

Member Name Position Work County Appt. Date Term Ends
Binstock, Shannon Consumer (701) 677-5389 Stark 9/7/2016 3/31/2019
Erdmann, Melvin Consumer Traill 1/15/2013 3/31/2018
Hogan, Brittney President/Consumer (701) 857-8718 Ward 4/5/2014 3/31/2018
Lyon, Dennis Advocate (701) 328-8947 Burleigh 11/22/2010 3/31/2018
Olson, Susan Division Employee (701) 328-8984 Burleigh 4/1/2017 3/31/2020
Schultze, Royce Representative of a CIL (701) 222-3636 Burleigh 4/1/2015 3/31/2018
Siekaniec, Diane Consumer/Advocate Cass 11/22/2010 3/31/2019
Thiele, Larry Tribal Entity Representative Eddy 10/10/2011 3/31/2018
Vannett, Trevor Vice-President/Consumer (701) 955-0000 Burleigh 12/1/2012 3/31/2020
Williamson, Erik Dr. Consumer Grand Forks 5/1/2013 4/30/2019
Willis, Bill Treasurer/Agency Representative (701) 328-8868 Burleigh 10/14/2014 3/31/2019
Vacancy Director/Representative of a Center for Independent Living (CIL) - Term from 5/1/14 - 4/30/17 replacing Scott Burlingame
Vacancy Advocate - Term begins April 1, 2017, replacing Rodney Gillund
Vacancy Consumer - Term begins April 1, 2017, replacing Emma Kotzer
Vacancy Representative - Region 83 - Devils Lake - Term from 4/1/15 - 3/31/18
Vacancy Representative - Region 85 - Fargo - Term from 4/1/15 - 3/31/18
Vacancy Representative - Region 81 - Williston - Term from 5/1/14 - 4/30/17
Vacancy Representative - Region 86 - Jamestown - Term from 4/1/14 - 3/31/17