Board Details

Indian Affairs Commission, North Dakota

Type of Board: Agency/Policy Making Pay/Benefits: State Rate
Voting Members: 9 Other Members: 1
Non-Voting Members: 0 Created by: NDCC § 54-36
Length of Terms: Open
Frequency of Meetings: Quarterly
Address: 600 East Boulevard Bismarck, ND 58505
Phone: (701) 328-2428
Fax: (701) 328-1537
Website: www.nd.gov/indianaffairs/?id=27
Email: hhanley@nd.gov
Contact:
This Board is the liaison between the executive branch and tribes in North Dakota. Its duties include: mediation service with tribes and state, working with other state agencies regarding proper protocol with tribes. The commission consists of the governor, who serves as chairman, and three members appointed by the governor from the state at large, two of whom must be of Indian descent, must be enrolled members of a tribe and current voting residents of the state. The chairperson or chairperson's designee of the five tribes also serve.

Member Name Position Work County Appt. Date Term Ends
Archambault II, Dave Standing Rock Sioux Tribe (701) 854-7201 Sioux Open
Burgum, Governor Doug Chairman (701) 328-2200 Burleigh 12/15/2016 Open
Davis, Scott Board Administrator (701) 328-2428 Burleigh Open
Fox, Mark Three Affiliated Tribes (701) 627-4781 Mountrail Open
Keplin, Wayne Turtle Mt. Band of Chippewa (701) 477-2673 Rolette Open
Laducer, James Governor's Appointee (701) 667-1980 Burleigh 6/15/2001 Open
LaDue, Henry Governor's Appointee (701) 572-8316 Williams Open
McDonald, Leander "Russ" Governor's Appointee (701) 255-3285 Burleigh 9/25/2015 Open
Pearson, Myra Spirit Lake Nation (701) 766-4626 Benson Open
Renville, Bruce Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate (605) 698-3911 Regional Open