Source: Hazen Chamber of Commerce
Hazen Chamber of Commerce issued the following announcement on April 3.
Governor Doug Burgum appointed Antoinette Heier to the ND Rural Development Council which is a
collaboration between government and non-profit and private sectors. The purpose is to assist in the
development of North Dakota’s rural communities and is closely aligned with the Main Street Initiative, which is to create healthy, vibrant communities with smart, efficient infrastructure to attract a skilled workforce for the 21st century economy. It’s truly an honor to be selected!
The appointed members are:
Daniel Stenberg of Watford City, McKenzie County economic development coordinator
Shawn Wenko of Williston, director of the Williston Economic Development Corp.
Megan Laudenschlager of Minot, executive director of Strengthen ND
Joyce “Jt” ShiningOne Side of Dunseith, an educator at Dunseith Public School
Dawn Keeley of Grafton, executive director of the Red River Regional Council
Janne Myrdal of Edinburg, a farmer and state senator
Lindsey Lipp of Casselton, associate scientist in process and product design at Aldevron
Luke Anderson of Forman, a farmer with Anderson Seed Farms Inc.
Gwendolyn Crawford of Kathryn, Lisbon Auditor and Economic Development Director
Jay Doan of McKenzie, a rancher with Black Leg Ranch
Antoinette Heier of Hazen, executive director of the Hazen Chamber of Commerce
Teran Doerr of Bowman, executive director of the Bowman County Development Corp.
The North Dakota Rural Development Council is North Dakota’s chapter of the National RuralDevelopment Partnership Program, uniting the state’s private and nonprofit sectors with state, federal, local and tribal governments to strengthen rural America. The Council last met in 2014. The Council is charged with facilitating collaboration among governments and the private and nonprofit sectors in the planning and implementation of programs and policies that have an impact on rural areas of the state. Members also monitor, report and comment on policies and programs aimed at addressing the needs of rural areas of North Dakota.
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