Board of Directors & Staff

Executive Committee

Jim RostadJim Rostad
Chairman

President
Minot Public School Board

Ward County Commissioner
Alan WalterAlan Walter
Ward County Commissioner

Project Manager
Ackerman-Estvold Engineering
Brekka KramerBrekka Kramer
1st Vice Chair

General Manager
Odney Advertising
Chuck BarneyChuck Barney
Mayor - City of Minot

Director
Severson Entrepreneurship Academy
Minot State University
 Randy HauckRandy Hauck
2nd Vice Chair

General Manager
Verendrye Electric Cooperative
Jim MontgomeryJim Montgomery
Past Chair

Retired Vice President
First Western Insurance
 Darrell OlsonDarrell Olson
Secretary/Treasurer

Retired President/CEO
Town & Country Credit Union























































 

Board Members

Kathy AasKathy Aas

Community Relations Manager
Xcel Energy
Jonn KnechtJonn Knecht

SVP-Business Development
American Bank Center
Ryan AckermanRyan Ackerman

President/CEO
Ackerman-Estvold Engineering
Steve LysneSteve Lysne

General Manager/CEO
SRT Communications
Steve BigelowSteve Bigelow
Past Chair

Co-Owner
Central Machining & Pump Repair
Dr. Jacek Mrozik Dr. Jacek Mrozik

Associate VP Graduate, Online, Distance and Continuing Education
Minot State University
Randy BurckhardRandy Burchhard

North Dakota State Senator District 5

Retired Director of External Affairs
SRT Communications
Stacy NortonStacy Norton

President
Helgeson-Norton Agency
Jay FisherJay Fisher

Consultant
Fisher Research, LLC

Retired NW District Director NDSU Extension Center
Curt OlsonCurt Olson

District Manager
Montana-Dakota Utilities Company
Danny HansonDanny Hanson

President
Investors Management & Marketing
Shannon StraightShannon Straight

Minot City Council
Mark JantzerMark Jantzer

Minot City Council

General Manager
The Computer Store
Dr. Mark Vollmer Dr. Mark Vollmer

Superintendent
Minot Public Schools
Duane KlabundeDuane Klabunde

Manager - West Area Operations
Enbridge















































































































 

Ex-Officio Members

Thomas BerryThomas Barry

City Manager
City of Minot
Dr. Steven ShirleyDr. Steven Shirley

President
Minot State University
Phyllis BurckhardPhyllis Burckhard

Executive Director
Visit Minot/CVB
Pat TravnicekPat Travnicek

Representative
Minot Air Force Base
Retired
David LakefieldDavid Lakefield

Director of Finance
City of Minot
John ZakianJohn Zakian, CEcD

Disaster Resilience Grant Program Manager & Chief Resilience Officer
City of Minot
John MacMartinJohn MacMartin

President
Minot Area Chamber of Commerce
Jason ZimmermanJason Zimmerman

Chair
Chamber of Commerce
Business Banking Officer
First Western Bank & Trust























































 

Minot Area Development Corporation Staff

Stephanie HoffartStephanie Hoffart
President/CEO
Terri PhilionTerri Philion
Marketing Director
Jaime HaugeJaime Hauge
Administrative Assistant