Board Details

Statewide Independent Living Council

Type of Board: Policy Making Pay/Benefits: State Rate
Voting Members: 12 Other Members: 0
Non-Voting Members: 4 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: 1000 E Divide Avenue Bismarck, ND 58501
Phone: 701-328-8954
Fax: 701-328-1884
Website: www.nd.gov/dhs/dvr/councils-partners/ndsilc.html
Email: alvolk@nd.gov
Contact: Aimee Volk
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
Bachmeier, Sarah Consumer/Advocate (701) 712-9700 Ward 4/1/2019 3/31/2022
Boehler, Brenda Quadrant I (701) 837-7500 Ward 1/16/2019 6/30/2022
Bourdon, Mark Quadrant III Cass 7/1/2018 6/30/2021
Cook, Shannon Consumer - Quadrant IV (701) 677-5389 Stark 9/7/2016 3/31/2022
Cusack, Russell Quadrant IV Morton 4/1/2018 3/31/2021
Ferguson, Jared Division Employee (701) 298-4456 Traill 1/16/2019 3/31/2020
Gustafson, LaRae Director/Representative of a Center for Independent Living (CIL) (218) 773-6100 Grand Forks 1/18/2018 3/31/2020
Hanson, Drew Quadrant I (701) 838-2822 Ward 7/1/2018 6/30/2021
Hogan, Brittney President/Consumer-Quadrant III (701) 857-4555 Ward 4/5/2014 3/31/2021
Lundon, Nancy Quadrant II (701) 662-4619 Ramsey 1/16/2019 6/30/2022
Plenty Chief, Gillian Tribal Entity Representative (701) 854-8111 Morton 4/1/2018 3/31/2021
Schultze, Royce Representative of a CIL (701) 222-3636 Burleigh 4/1/2015 3/31/2021
Siekaniec, Diane Consumer/Advocate Cass 11/22/2010 3/31/2019
Vannett, Trevor Vice-President/Consumer (701) 955-0000 Burleigh 12/1/2012 3/31/2020
Williamson, Erik Dr. Consumer - Quadrant II Grand Forks 5/1/2013 4/30/2019
Willis, Bill Treasurer/Agency Representative (701) 328-8868 Burleigh 10/14/2014 3/31/2022