Board Details

Racing Commission, North Dakota

Type of Board: Agency/Policy Making Pay/Benefits:
Voting Members: 5 Other Members: 0
Non-Voting Members: 0 Created by: NDCC § 53-06.2-02
Length of Terms: 5 years, 1 term limit
Frequency of Meetings: Quarterly
Address: 500 N 9th St Bismarck, ND 58501
Phone: (701) 328-4633
Fax: (701) 328-4280
Website: http://racingcommission.nd.gov/
Email: glallensworth@nd.gov
Contact: Gail Allensworth
The Commission oversees the regulatory functions of live and off-track horse racing. The Board disburses funds from simulcast racing. Members and the chairman are appointed by the governor. One member must be appointed from a list of four nominees, one of whom is nominated by the state chapter or affiliate of the American Quarter Horse Racing Association, one of whom is nominated by the state chapter or affiliate of the United States Trotting Association, one of whom is nominated by the state chapter or affiliate of the International Arabian Horse Association, and one of whom is nominated by the state chapter or affiliate of the North Dakota Thoroughbred Association. A person is ineligible for appointment if that person has not been a resident of this state for at least two years before the date of appointment. A person who has a financial interest in racing cannot be a member of the Commission and cannot be employed by the Commission.

Member Name Position Work County Appt. Date Term Ends
Durick, Mary Ann Chairperson (701) 258-4712 Burleigh 8/14/2014 6/30/2019
Hanson, John Member (701) 279-5501 Bowman 11/10/2015 6/30/2018
Kreidt, Timothy Member (701) 483-2184 Dunn 7/1/2017 6/30/2022
Martin, Shane Member (701) 477-6471 Rolette 7/1/2016 6/30/2021
Piepkorn, David Member (701) 232-9454 Cass 7/1/2015 6/30/2020