Applications being accepted for Ethics Commission

<< All News Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 03:30 pm

BISMARCK, N.D. – Applications are being accepted through May 24 for service on the North Dakota Ethics Commission, which was established through a voter-approved constitutional amendment last November.

Under the newly created Article XIV of the North Dakota Constitution, individuals are eligible to serve on the five-member Ethics Commission unless one of the following criteria apply:

  • The individual holds a statewide elected or appointed public office. 
  • The individual is a candidate for statewide public office.
  • The individual is a lobbyist.
  • The individual is an employee of the legislative branch, including Legislative Council.
  • The individual is an appointed agency director, serving in one of the Governor’s cabinet agencies.

Interested individuals may apply under the “Boards” section of the governor’s website at

Appointments will be made by consensus agreement of the Governor, Senate Majority Leader and Senate Minority Leader.

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