Animal Health, State Board of

Type of Board: Agency/Policy Making Pay/Benefits: State Rate, $50.00 per diem
Voting Members: 9 Other Members: 0
Non-Voting Members: 1 Created by: NDCC § 36-01-01
Length of Terms: 7 years, 2 term limit
Frequency of Meetings: 4 times a year and special meetings deemed as necessary by the President of the Board
Address: 600 East Boulevard - Dept. 602 Bismarck, ND 58505-0020
Phone: (701) 328-2657
Fax: (701) 328-4567
Contact: Susan Keller
This Board shall employ "the most practical means" to control and eradicate diseases in animals. Members must represent the following: one commercial beef; one registered purebred beef cattle; one dairy cattle; one swine; one sheep; one nontraditional livestock; and two bison and two veterinarians. No person may be appointed to more than two seven-year terms. Recommendations for appointment of members may be made to the governor by: North Dakota Stockmen's Association, various registered purebred beef cattle associations, various dairy breed associations for dairy cattle, North Dakota Pork Producers Association, North Dakota Lamb & Wool Producers Association, North Dakota Buffalo Association and North Dakota Veterinary Medical Association. Two recommendations must be submitted for each spot.

Member Name Position Work County Appt. Date Term Ends
Bacon, Seth Swine 8/19/2019 7/31/2025
Dallman, Morgan D.V.M Veterinarian (701) 873-5525 Mercer 8/1/2009 7/31/2023
Doll, Kristi Dairy (701) 843-7116 Morton 8/1/2012 7/31/2026
Homelvig, Ryan Bison (701) 947-5951 Eddy 8/1/2015 7/31/2022
Keller, Susan D.V.M. State Veterinarian (701) 328-2655 Burleigh Open
Kitto, Dr. Gerald Veterinarian (701) 363-2744 Sheridan 8/1/2013 7/31/2027
Leland, Melvin President - Purebred Beef (701) 565-2347 Regional 8/1/2008 7/31/2022
Olson, Joel Commercial Beef (701) 843-7014 Morton 8/1/2007 7/31/2021
Pearson, David Sheep Adams 8/1/2010 7/31/2024
Ryckman, Christopher Non-Traditional Livestock (701) 214-5545 Burleigh 9/1/2017 7/31/2024