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Dalrymple Appoints Reichert to Board of Higher Education

BISMARCK, ND. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today appointed Kari Reichert of Bismarck to serve on the state Board of Higher Education.

Reichert is Vice President of People Services at Mandan-based National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC), an information technology company that develops and supports software and hardware solutions for member utility cooperatives and telecommunications companies across the nation.  Reichert, an attorney, is responsible for managing the technology company’s talent pipeline and its workforce of more than 900 employees at four campuses throughout the country. 

“As a workforce development professional, Kari understands what it takes for college students to be prepared for a lifetime of success,” Dalrymple said. “Kari will bring a unique perspective to the Board of Higher Education. Her expertise in talent management as well as employee recruitment and development will complement and enhance the board’s commitment to excellence in education.”

As a member of NISC’s senior management team, Reichert is also involved in developing the company’s long-range business strategy. A Dickinson native, Reichert earned a law degree from Yale Law School, New Haven, Conn., in 2004.  Before joining NISC, Reichert worked for the Vogel Law Firm in Bismarck. She has also been active in United Way and the Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce leadership program.

Dalrymple has appointed Reichert to fill the unexpired term of Wahpeton attorney Richie Smith who resigned from the board. The four-year term expires June 2013.


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