Development Fund, Incorporated, North Dakota

Type of Board: Policy Making Pay/Benefits: State Rate
Voting Members: 8 Other Members: 0
Non-Voting Members: 0 Created by: NDCC § 10-30.5-03
Length of Terms: 3 years, no term limits
Frequency of Meetings: Meets the last Thursday of each month and has a teleconference as needed
Address: 1600 East Century Avenue Bismarck, ND 58502
Phone: 701-328-5300
Fax: 701-328-5320
Contact: Josh Teigen
The Board works on economic development in North Dakota and operates like a private corporation. A board of directors shall manage the corporation. The board of directors shall adopt and amend articles of incorporation and bylaws consistent with the purposes detailed in this chapter. The board of directors consists of eight members who shall serve three-year terms. The terms must be staggered so that no more than three positions require reappointment in any one year. The governor shall appoint the members and shall only consider representatives who serve in executive capacities from the following areas in making the selections: private sector manufacturing, finance, exported services, including tourism, and industrial technology and research. There must be at least one member who is enrolled in a federally recognized North Dakota Indian tribe who need not serve in an executive capacity, the commissioner of commerce or the commissioner's designee, and one member from a rural area on the board of directors. Members may be reappointed for additional terms.

Member Name Position Work County Appt. Date Term Ends
Albrecht, James Manufacturing/Rural Representative - Treasurer (701) 671-6134 Richland 7/1/2016 6/30/2022
Davis, Scott Native American Representative (701) 328-2428 Burleigh 3/15/2016 6/30/2020
Dunlevy, Matt Industrial Technology & Research Representative Grand Forks 9/20/2019 6/30/2021
Goplen, Gary Vice-Chairman - Financial Representative Foster 9/15/2012 6/30/2022
Kommer, Michelle Statutory - Commerce Commissioner (701) 328-3708 Cass 2/13/2019 Open
Lindberg, Robert Industrial Technology & Research and Finance Representative (701) 989-5432 10/7/2019 6/30/2022
Murphy, Pat Private Sector Representative (701) 570-5899 Williams 3/3/2016 6/30/2020
Zimmerman, Terri Industrial Technology & Research Representative (701) 371-2644 Cass 3/15/2004 6/30/2021