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District 1 – Representative Patrick Hatlestad

Address: P.O. Box 1342, Williston, ND 58802-1342
Telephone: 701-577-6656
E-mail: phatlestad@nd.gov

Biography
• Retired
• BA, Western Washington University; MA, Educational Administration, UND
• President, Tri-County Economic Development Board; Past President, Chamber; Board, North Star Caviar; Board, Williams County Service; State Vice President, Healthy Williston Youth Comittee; Hometown Williston Committee; Renaissance Zone; RC&D; Marketplace 4 Kids; Shrine; Rotary; BPOE; API
• Married (Durelle); 2 children
• House since 2007

District 1 -Representative Gary R. Sukut

Address: 1603 Fourth Avenue East, Williston, ND 58801-4324
Telephone: 701-572-9607
E-mail: gsukut@nd.gov

Biography
• Retired Owner/Operator of office equipment business
• Williston High School; BA, MA, UND
• Williston Western Star Award; Past President of Williston Chamber of Commerce; Past President, Williston Jobs and Industries; Past President, Communities for a Modern US 2; Past Board, Prairie Rose State Games; Williston City Commissioner; Board, Williston Star Fund; Board, Williston Economic Development Foundation, Past President, Williston Rotary; Former Republican Caucus Chair
• Married (Leora); 3 children
• House since 2007

District 2 – Representative Bert Anderson

Address: P.O. Box 604, Crosby, ND 58730-0604
Telephone: 701-965-6194
E-mail: bertanderson@nd.gov

Biography
• Business Owner
• Mercer High School; BS, VCSU; MA Bowling Green State University; EDS, NDSU
• Mayor of Crosby; Crosby City Council; Board, St. Luke’s Hospital; Crosby Assembly of God
• Married (Diane); 2 children; 4 grandchildren
• House since 2015

District 2 – Representative Bob Skarphol

Address: P.O. Box 725, Tioga, ND 58852-0725
Telephone: 701-664-3510
E-mail: bskarphol@nd.gov

Biography
• Independent Oil Contract Pumper, Retired Farmer & Buffalo Rancher
• 1995 NFIB Guardian Legislator; 1995 Professional Insurance Agents Legislator of the Year; 2003 Information Technology Council North Dakota Legislature Award; 2004 Legislative Leadership Award, Communities for a Modern Highway 2; 2009 Ambassador Award, Williston Area Development Foundation; 2009 Legislator of the Year, North Dakota Oil & Gas Counties; Farm Bureau; Farmers Union; First Lutheran Church
• Married (Diana); 3 children, 2 grandchildren
• House 1993-97 since 2001

District 3 – Representative Andrew Maragos

Address: 125 Sixth Avenue NE, Minot, ND 58703-2558
Telephone: 701-852-3862
E-mail: agmaragos@nd.gov

Biography
• Businessman
• BS, UND
• Vietnam Veteran
• American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Flemming Fellow class of 1995
• Married (Sherry)
• House 1993-2005; Since 2011

District 3 – Representative Roscoe Streyle

Address: 3108 15th Street SE, Minot, ND 58701-6005
Telephone: 701-351-0064
E-mail: rstreyle@nd.gov

Biography
• Banker, Small Business Owner
• BS, Banking of Finance, NDSCS; Certificate Boston University – Microsoft Admin., MCSA
• Rotary, YP
• Married (Kristi); 2 children
• House since 2011

District 4 – Representative Glen Frosethgfroseth

Address: P.O. Box 894, Kenmare, ND 58746-0894
Telephone: 701-385-4811
E-mail: gfroseth@nd.gov

Biography
• Former Newspaper Publisher
• Graduate Landa High School, Wahpeton State School of Science
• Past President, ND Newspaper Association; Lions; Eagles; Kenmare Development Corp; Nazareth Lutheran Church
• Married (Donna); 4 children; 12 grandchildren
• House since 1993

District 5 – Representative Roger Brabandt

Address: 1317 Third Street SW, Minot, ND 58701-5802
Telephone: 701-839-6577
E-mail: rbrabandt@nd.gov

Biography
• Farmer
• Business Administration, UND
• Lions Club; Moose Club
• Married (Juell); 1 child
• House since 2011

District 5 – Representative Scott Louser

Address: 1718 Birch Place SW, Minot, ND 58701-7097
Telephone: 701-839-9587
E-mail: sclouser@nd.gov

Biography
• Realtor Broker
• MS, BS, Minot State University (1994)
• 2010 Realtor Political Involvement Award; 2010 MSU Golden Award; Past President, Young Professional Network; Minot Chamber of Commerce; MSU Board of Regents; 2012 Vice President and Liaison for Government Affairs, National Association of Realtors
• Married (Alexa); 3 children
• House since 2011

District 6 – Representative Dick AndersonDick Anderson

Address: 1187 77th Street NE, Willow City, ND 58384-9109
Telephone: 701-228-4782
E-mail: dickanderson@nd.gov

Biography
• Farmer
• Business Administration; UND
• District Advisor, ND Game and Fish Dept.; Board, Rugby Farmers Elevator; Board, North Central Experiment Station; Board, Heart of America Medical Center; Board, All Seasons Water Users; Normal Town Board; NDSU McHenry County Harvest Bowl Award
• Married (Susan); 2 children
• House since 2011

District 7 – Representative Jason Dockter

Address: 4443 Turnbow Lane, Bismarck, ND 58503-5814
Telephone: 701-258-4378
E-mail: jddockter@nd.gov

Biography
• Small Business Owner
• BSC; UND
• ND Army National Guard; Lions; Faith Lutheran Church
• 2 children
• House since 2013

District 7 – Representative Rick Becker

Address: 6140 Ponderosa Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58503-9156
Telephone: 701-5276902
E-mail: rcbecker@nd.gov

Committees
Standing:  Industry, Business and Labor; Transportation

Biography

• Plastic Surgeon
• MHS; BS, UND; MD, UND School of Medicine
• UND General Surgery Residency, Wayne State University Plastic Surgery Residency, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Microvascular and Breast Fellowship
• Single; 4 children
• House since 2013

District 8 – Representative Jeff Delzer

Address: 2919 Fifth Street NW, Underwood, ND 58576-9603
Telephone: 701-442-5435
E-mail: jdelzer@nd.gov

Biography
• Farmer/Rancher
• Garrison High School; Attended Dawson Community College
• Single
• House 1991, since 1995

District 8 – Representative Vernon R. Laning

Address: 4121 78th Avenue NE, Bismarck, ND 58503-6396
Telephone: 701-355-0364
E-mail: vrlaning@nd.gov

Biography

• Retired
• BS, Mechanical Engineering, NDSU
• US Army active duty 1971-1974
• Mayor of Stanton; City Councilman; Park Board; Chairman, Mercer County Planning and Zoning Commission
• Married (Rose); 4 children
• House since 2013

District 10 – Representative Chuck Damschen

Address: 9461 80th Street NE, Hampden, ND 58338-9351
Telephone: 701-868-3281
E-mail: cdamschen@nd.gov

Biography
• Clerk and Assessor, Storlie Township
• Hampden High School
• Board, Cavalier County Water Resource, President, Zoar Luthern Church; Ex-officio Director, LAND
• Married (Alice); 3 children
• House since 2005

District 10 – Representative David Monson

Address: P.O. Box 8, Osnabrock, ND 58269-0008
Telephone: 701-496-3394
E-mail: dmonson@nd.gov

Biography
• Self Employed Farmer; Retired School Administrator
• AA, UND-Williston; BS, UND; Med, UND
• Board, NAIHC; Board, Family Mutual Insurance; Board, Prairie Public Broadcasting; Osnabrock School Board (1988-2000); Upper Valley Special Education Board (2001-08); Legislator of the Year (2007); ND Association for Career and Techincal Education; Eagles; Past Grand Sec. and Life Member, Knights of Pythias; President, Dovre Lutheran Church; Northern Canola Growers; Farm Bureau
• Married (Mary); 3 children; 1 grandchild
• House since 1993

District 13 – Representative Kim Koppelman

Address: 513 First Avenue NW, West Fargo, ND 58078-1101
Telephone: 701-282-9267
E-mail: kkoppelman@nd.gov

Interim:
Biography
• Business Owner; Communications Consultant; President/CEO Koppleman & Associates, LC
• Lidgerwood High School; NDSCS
• Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Develoment; Toll Fellowship; City Councilman; Past Chairman, Board, Executive Committee, CSG; Executive Committee, Committee on Suggested State Legislation; Judicial Planning Committee; Vice Chair, Administrative Rules Committee; Civil Justice Task Force; Midwest Legislative Council; American Legislative Exchange Council; Past Executive Committee, NCSL; Legislative Award, ND States Attorney’s Association; Stueben Eagle Leadership Award; CSG Champion Award; Founder/Chairman, National Interbranch Summit of the States; Founder/Past Co-Chairman, Interbranch Working Group
• Married (Torey); 3 children
• House since 1994

District 13 – Representative Christopher D. Olson

Address: 232 15th Avenue West, West Fargo, ND 58078-4265
Telephone: 701-204-0424
E-mail: cdolson@nd.gov

Biography

• President, Treasure Island Coins, Inc.
• Army Infantry, Active Duty
• Married (Lisa); 5 children
• House since 2015

District 14 – Representative John O. Nelson

Address: 420 Sixth Avenue SE, Rugby, ND 58368-2320
Telephone: 701-776-6738
E-mail: jonelson@nd.gov

Biography
• Farmer
• Attended MSU & Dakota College at Bottineau
• Executive Committee, ND Rural Water Association; ND Farm Bureau; State Public Finance & Education Committee; Board, Heart of American Hospital; Board, All Seasons Water Users; Wolford Wildlife Club, Wolford School Board 12 years; Moving the Marble Award, American Cancer Society; Wolford Lutheran Church CouncilHouse since 1997
• Married (Shirley “Sid”); 3 children
• House since 1997

 

District 14 – Representative Robin Weisz

Address: 50 Highway 3 South, Hurdsfield, ND 58451-9009
Telephone: 701-962-3799
E-mail: rweisz@nd.gov

Biography
• Farmer/Businessman
• Attended UND
• Township Chairman; Wells County JDA; EMS Association 1999 Legislator of the Year Award; 1999 BILLD Fellowship; Farm Bureau; AOPA; NRA; 2003 Township Association Legislator of the Year; 2006 Mental Health Association Legislator of the Year; 2006 Henry Toll Fellow
• Married (Lori); 2 children
• House since 1997

District 15 – Representative Curt Hofstad

Address: 1614 Third Street SE, Devils Lake, ND 58301-3450
Telephone: 701-662-1151
E-mail: chofstad@nd.gov

Biography
• Farmer
• BS, NDSU
• Board, Starkweather School; Devils Lake Airport Authority; Board, Ramsey County Water; State Water Commission
• Married (Annette); 3 children
• House since 2007

District 15 – Representative Dennis Johnson

Address: 7871 45th Street NE, Devils Lake, ND 58301-9089
Telephone: 701-662-4998
E-mail: djohnson@nd.gov

Biography
• Farmer
• Board, Devils Lake Mercy Hospital; Board, Friends of Ft. Totten; Lake Emergency Management; Vietnam Veteran; Seabees; Midwestern Higher Education Compact
• Married (Donna); 3 children
• House since 1993

District 16 – Representative Ben Koppelman

Address: 205 36 1/2 Avenue Place East, West Fargo, ND 58078-7931
Telephone: 701-491-0665
E-mail: bkoppelman@nd.gov

Committees
Standing: Education; Government and Veterans Affairs

Biography

• Building Contractor
• Attended NDSU
• West Fargo School Board (2008-2012); School Board President (2011-2012)
• Married (Julie); 2 children
• House since 2013

District 17 – Representative Mark S. Owens

Address: 5865 Fountain Vista Drive, Grand Forks, ND 58201-2820
Telephone: 701-792-1819
E-mail: mowens@nd.gov

Biography
• Senior Vice President, Meridian Environmental Technology
• BS, Troy State; MS, Central Michigan University
• USAF Retired
• Lifetime Member, Disabled American Veterans; Intelligent Transportation Society (ITS) of America; President, Rocky Mountain Chapter of ITS America; Legislative Director, NDSHRM; Vice Chairman, First Liberty Federal Credit Union; Past President, Grand Forks Optimist Club; Baptist Church
• Single; 1 children
• House 2005-07, since 2011

District 17 – Representative Mark Sanford

Address: 675 Vineyard Drive, Grand Forks, ND 58201-2904
Telephone: 701-772-4236
E-mail: masanford@nd.gov

Biography
• Retired School Administrator
• BS, Math and History, Minot State University; M.Ed. School Administration, UND; Ed.D. School Leadership, UND
• Married (Gloria); 2 children
• House since 2011

District 19 – Representative Gary Paur

Address: 2710 28th Street NE, Gilby, ND 58235-9706
Telephone: 701-869-2892
E-mail: gpaur@nd.gov

Biography
• Farmer
• BA, Art, UND
• Married (Ruth); 3 children
• House since 2011

District 19 – Representative Wayne Trottier

Address: 115 North Lincoln Street, Northwood, ND 58267-4010
Telephone: 701-587-5040
E-mail: wtrottier@nd.gov

Biography
• Auctioneer
• BS degree in animal science, NDSU
• US Army
• Past Board, ND State Fair; Past Commissioner, City Council
• Married (Gladys); 1 son, Mark and his wife Clara reside in Bismarck; 2 grandchildren, Samantha and Lane
• House since 2011

District 22 – Representative Wesley R. Belter

Address: 4426 58th Street South, Fargo, ND 58104-6091
Telephone: 701-532-0311
E-mail: wbelter@nd.gov

Biography
• Farmer
• Leonard High School; BS, MS, Agricultural Economics, NDSU (1970)
• US Air Force; Retired, Air National Guard
• Board, State Rural Agricultural Rural Leaders; Farm Bureau; ND Stockmen’s Association; American Legion; NRA Life Member; ND Corn, Soybean & Grain Growers Association
• Married (Judy); 3 children
• House since 1985

District 22 – Representative Peter F. Silbernagel

Address: P.O. Box 537, Casselton, ND 58012-0537
Telephone: 701-799-0689
E-mail: psilbernagel@nd.gov

Biography

District 23 – Representative Bill Devlin

Address: P.O. Box 505, Finley, ND 58230-0505
Telephone: 701-524-2303
E-mail: bdevlin@nd.gov

Biography
• Newspaper Publisher
• Attended Mayville State College
• Director, Nodak Mutual Insurance Comany; Former Steele County Commissioner; Past President, ND Newspaper Association; Past President, ND Society of Professional Journalists; Distinguished Service Award, ND Long Term Care Association; Legislative Service Award, ARC of ND; Sunshine Award, ND Newspaper Association; Midwest Council of State Government BILLD Fellow; ND Farm Bureau
• Married (Margie); 2 children
• House 1997-2005, since 2011

District 23 – Representative Don Vigesaa

Assistant Majority Leader
Address: P.O. Box 763, Cooperstown, ND 58425-0763
Telephone: 701-797-2448
E-mail: dwvigesaa@nd.gov

Biography
• Auto Dealer
• BS Business Economics, NDSU
• Dodge, Jeep, Chrysler Dealer Council; Board, Auto Dealers Association of ND; Farm Bureau; Elder, Zion Lutheran Church
• Married (Cheryl); 3 children
• House since 2003

District 24 – Dwight Kiefert

Address: 3721 115th Avenue SE, Valley City, ND 58072-9312
Telephone: 701-845-0760
E-mail: dhkeifert@nd.gov

Biography

• Farmer/Contractor
• Valley City High School
• Married (Robbin); 3 children
• House since 2013

District 25 – Representative Cindy Schreiber-Beck

1251 Pegasus Road, Wahpeton, ND 58075-4868
Telephone: 701-642-5777
Email: cschreiberbeck@nd.gov

Biography
• Business Owner
• BS Speech Language Pathology
•ND Aeronautics Commission; Fargo Air Museum; Board, Bremer Bank; CHI St. Francis Health; NAAA; NDSCS Alumni Foundation; Rotary; Evergreen United Methodist Church
• Widow; 1 child
• House since 2015

District 27 – Representative Randy Boehning

Address: 825 42nd Street South #211, Fargo, ND 58103-1143
Telephone: 701-799-0108
E-mail: rboehning@nd.gov

Biography
• Self Employed General Construction
• AAS, Business Administration, NDSCS
• Past Advisory Board Department of Corrections, Rough Rider Industries; Past Squad Leader and President, Hankinson Ambulance
• Single
• House since 2003

District 27 – Representative Thomas R. Beadle

Address: 4722 Townsite Place South, Fargo, ND 58104-3955
Telephone: 701-235-2348
E-mail: tbeadle@nd.gov

Biography
• Commercial Realtor
• Fargo South High School; BA Business Economics, Concordia College
• 2009 NDHSAA State Debate Coach of the Year
• House since 2011

District 28 – Representative Michael D. Brandenburg

Address: 8044 County Road 34, Edgeley, ND 58433-9761
Telephone: 701-493-2915
E-mail: mbrandenburg@nd.gov

Biography
• Farmer
• Edgeley High School
• ND National Guard
• Nora Township Supervisor; Board, ND Chemical Harmonization; Board, Dakota Prairie Ag; Board, LaMoure County Farm Bureau; Lions Club Member; Lion Lutheran Church Council; Farmers Union Member
• Married (Lovice); 7 children; 3 grandchildren
• House 1997-2001; since 2005

District 28 – Representative William E. Kretschmar

Address: 201 East Third Street, Venturia, ND 58413-4015
Telephone: 701-684-7321
E-mail: wkretschmar@nd.gov

Biography
• Self-Employed Attorney
• Ashley High School; BS, University of St. Thomas; JD, University of MN
• 1989 Speaker of the House; Past President, Ashley Lions Club; Past President, Ashley Jaycees; Board, Ashley Medical Center; Lions; Elks; Eagles; St. David’s Catholic Church, Ashley
• Single
• House 1973-97, since 2001

District 29 – Representative Craig Headland

Address: 4950 92nd Avenue SE, Montpelier, ND 58472-9630
Telephone: 701-489-3184
E-mail: cheadland@nd.gov

Biography
• Farmer
• Montpelier High School; Attended Moorhead State University and NDSU
• Elks Club, Montpelier Lutheran Church
• Married (Dawn); 1 child
• House since 2003

District 29 – Representative Chet Pollert

Address: 560 South Sixth Street, Carrington, ND 58421-2317
Telephone: 701-652-2494
E-mail: cpollert@nd.gov

Biography
• Owner/Operator of G & R Grain and Feed
• Trinity Luthern Church
• Married (Jo)
• House since 1999

District 30 – Representative Mike Nathe

Address: 1899 Bonn Boulevard, Bismarck, ND 58504-7019
Telephone: 701-250-0645
E-mail: mrnathe@nd.gov

Biography
• Owner, Funeral Home
• BS, Mortuary Science, University of Minnesota
• Kiwanis
• Married (Karen); 3 children
• House since 2009

District 30 – Representative Diane Larson

Address: 2525 Larson Road, Bismarck, ND 58504-8926
E-mail: dklarson@nd.gov

Biography

• Youth Worker, Bismarck Police Department
• Bismarck High School; AA, BSC; BS. Ed, UND
• BSC Alumni Association; Bismarck Crisis Response Team; Out-of-home Placement Prevention Taskforce; Board, South Central High School Advisory Board; Board, Ronald McDonald House Charities Care Mobile Committee; Fraternal Order of Police; NRA
• Married (Greg); 2 children; 4 grandchildren
• House since 2013

District 31 – Representative Karen M. Rohr

Address: 1704 Fourth Street NE, Mandan, ND 58554-3814
Telephone: 701-202-1956
E-mail: kmrohr@nd.gov

Biography
• Bioethics and Clinical Research Director
• Ph.D Nursing Research/Education, UND; MSN Nursing Administration, University of Mary; Board Certified Nurse Practitioner; Board Certified Nursing Executive, Advanced
• Single, 3 children
• House since 2011

District 31 – Representative Jim Schmidt

Address: 5165 Highway 1806, Huff, ND 58554-8721
Telephone: 701-663-0009
E-mail: jeschmidt@nd.gov

Biography
• Retired, USDA; Farmer
• Minot Model High School; BS, Utah State University
• President, North Dakota Association of Resource Conservation and Development Councils; Board, Morton County Water Resource Board; Board, Missouri West Water Systems; Board, Morton County Soils Committee; Council, Dakota Prairies RCD
• Single; 2 children
• House since 2011

District 32 – Representative Mark A. Dosch

Address: 509 Cottonwood Loop, Bismarck, ND 58504-7411
Telephone: 701-223-0569
E-mail: mdosch@nd.gov

Biography
• Hotel General Manager/Owner, Expressway Inn & Suites
• UND; ND School of Banking
• Elks; Knights of Columbus; Advisory Board, Job Service ND; Board, St. Mary’s Central High School; Advisory Board, US Bank
• Married (Deb); 3 children
• House since 2001

District 32 – Representative Lisa Meier

Address: 1713 South Third Street, Bismarck, ND 58504-7114
Telephone: 701-202-7126
E-mail: lmeier@nd.gov

Biography
• Management with Retail Store
• Mandan High School; AAS, BSC
• District Commissioner Boy Scouts; Board, Pride Industries; American Council of Young Political Leader delegate to South Korea, 2001; Delegate to Asian summit in Tokyo, Japan, 2006; Participant in Government of Canada’s Rising State Leader Program for 2007
• Married (Mark); 1 children
• House since 2001

District 33 – Representative Jay Seibel

5801 Lakeshore Estates Lot 27, Beulah, ND 58523-9124
Telephone: 701-873-2795
Email: jayseibel@nd.gov

Biography
• Retired Funeral Home Owner
• Jamestown College; BS, Mortuary Science, U of Central Oklahoma
• ND National Guard
• Past President, NDFDA; Past Board, NFDA; Past Member, ND State Board of Funeral Service; Asst. Scoutmaster, Boy Scouts; Youth Football and Wrestling Coach; Lions Club; American Legion; Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
• Married (Karen); 2 children
• House since 2015

District 33 – Representative Gary Kreidt

Address: 3892 County Road 86, New Salem, ND 58563-9406
Telephone: 701-843-7074
E-mail: gkreidt@nd.gov

Biography
• Nursing Home Administrator/Farmer
• Past President, West River Transportation; Past President, New Salem School Board; Past President, NDLTCA; Past Secretary/Treasurer, New Salem Development Corporation; Past Region VI Vice President, American Healthcare Association; American Healthcare Association Presidential Citation; National Leadership, Republican Party; Elks; Peach Church New Salem
• Married (Judy); 5 children, 10 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild
• House since 2003

District 34 – Representative Nathan Toman

Address: 203 Fourth Avenue NW, Mandan, ND 58554-3135
Telephone: 701-516-4964
E-mail: nptoman@nd.gov

Biography

• Information Systems, Ducks Unlimited Inc.
• AA, BSC
• Married (Jessica); 4 children
• House since 2013

District 34 – Representative Todd Porter

Address: 4604 Borden Harbor Drive SE, Mandan, ND 58554-7961
Telephone: 701-667-2922
E-mail: tkporter@nd.gov

Biography
• Paramedic/Part Owner of Metro-Area Ambulance Service
• Mandan High School; Century College (Paramedic Program)
• Chair, Bismarck/Burleigh County 911 Center; Elks; Pheasants Forever; Ducks Unlimited; Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation; Bismarck/Mandan Chamber of Commerce; Bismarck/Mandan Development Association; ND Chamber
• Married (Shirley); 2 children
• House since 1999

District 35 – Representative Karen Karls

Address: 2112 Senate Drive, Bismarck, ND 58501-1978
Telephone: 701-258-6836
E-mail: kkarls@nd.gov

Biography
• Self-Employed Wedding Cake Decorator
• BS, Medical Technology, Minot State University
• Secretary, ND State Electrical Board; Farm Bureau; ND Youth Council; NRA; Chair, District 35 Republican for 12 years; Cathedral of the Holy Spirit
• Married (Ken); 4 children
• House since 2007

District 35 – Representative Bob Martinson

Address: 2749 Pacific Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58501-2513
Telephone: 701-223-0835
E-mail: bmartinson@nd.gov

Biography
• Independent Landman
• BSC; BS, University of Mary
• Retired NDARNG, Lt. Col.; Majority Leader 1993-95; ND Tourism Director 1997-2000; American Legion; AMVETS; Elks; Moose; Eagles
• Married (Jodi)
• House 1972-97, since 2000

District 36 – Representative Alan Fehr

10641 Highway 10, Dickinson, ND 58601-9567
Telephone: 701-225-1050
Email: afehr@nd.gov

Biography
• Clinical Psychologist
• PhD, Clinical Psychology, UND
• US Navy; ND Army National Guard; Army Reserve
• American Legion; Boy Scouts; VFW; AMVETS
• Married (Kris); 3 children
• House since 2013

District 36 – Representative Mike Schatz

Address: 400 Ninth Street East, New England, ND 58647-7528
Telephone: 701-579-4823
E-mail: mischatz@nd.gov

Biography
• Businessman
• New England High School; Minot State University
• Former Vice President, Education Standards and Practices Board; Former President, New England Park Board; Lifetime Member ND Coaches Association; NRA; Rotary; ND Stockmen’s Association
• Married (Patti); 4 children
• House 1988-90, since 2009

District 37 – Representative Mike Lefor


P.O. Box 1347, Dickinson, ND 58602-1347
Telephone: 701-456-3069
Email: mlefor@nd.gov
Biography

• President/CEO, DCI Credit Services, Inc.; President, Blackridge Enterprises, LLC
• DSU
• President, Dickinson Park Board; Chairman, St. Joseph Hospital Board; Board, CHI Home Health; Board, St. Joseph Foundation, 1997-2008; Elks
• Married (Sherryl); 3 children
• House since 2015

District 37 – Representative Vicky Steiner

Address: 859 Senior Avenue, Dickinson, ND 58601-3755
Telephone: 701-225-4227
E-mail: vsteiner@nd.gov

Biography
• Executive Director, ND Association of Oil Counties and Coal Conversion Counties Association
• BS, Moorhead State University
• St. Wenceslaus School Board; Rotary; ND Right to Life; Toastmasters
• Married (Calvin); 4 children
• House since 2011

District 38 – Representative Larry Bellew

Address: 812 Bel Air Place, Minot, ND 58703-1751
Telephone: 701-852-5786
E-mail: lbellew@nd.gov

Biography
• Retired Golf Course Superintendent, Part-time school bus driver
• AA, Horticulture
• US Air Force
• Sertoma; Board, Minot Commission on Aging; Board, MUAW
• Married (Carol); 4 children
• House since 2001

District 38 – Representative Dan Ruby

Address: 4620 46th Avenue NW, Minot, ND 58703-8711
Telephone:
E-mail: druby@nd.gov

Biography
• Self Employed with Circle Sanitation Inc. and Noonan Landfill LLC
• Des Lacs Burlington High School
• Minot Area Chamber of Commerce; Minot Area Development Corporation; Minot Builders Association; St. John the Apostle Church
• Married (Lori); 10 children; 3 grandchildren
• House since 2001

District 39 – Denton Zubke

Address: P.O. Box 927, Watford City, ND 58854-0927
Telephone: 701-444-6484
Email: dzubke@nd.gov

Biography
• CEO, Dakota West Credit Union
• CCUE Graduate
• Married (Margaret); 5 children; 3 grandchildren
• House since 2015

District 39 – Keith Kempenich

Address: 9005 151st Avenue SW, Bowman, ND 58623-8857
Telephone: 701-523-3858
E-mail: kkempenich@nd.gov

Biography
• Rancher; Crop Adjuster; Owner, Box K Trucking
• Bowman High School; Black Hills State
• Farm Bureau; Farmers Union; AOPA
• Married (Melinda); 3 children
• House since 1993

District 40 – Robert Frantsvog

Address: 14 Ruyak Point, Minot, ND 58703-1232
Telephone: 701-839-5307
E-mail: rfrantsvog@nd.gov

Biography
• Retired Finance Director for City of Minot
• BA, Minot State University
• ND National Guard (Berlin Crisis)
• Board, ND Public Finance Authority; 1999-2004 ACIR; Past President, ND League of Cities; Past President, NDIRF; Vounteer Norsk Hostfest; St. Mark’s Lutheran
• Married (Sandy); 5 children
• House since 2009

District 40 – Matthew M. Klein

Address: 1815 Seventh Street NW, Minot, ND 58703-1314
Telephone: 701-838-6309
E-mail: mklein@nd.gov

Biography
• Engineering Consultant
• Ellendale College; Amarillo Jr. College; BSEE, NDSU; Graduate Work at USC and UCLA
• US Air Force
• Worldwide Construction Manager of the Year Award; American Legion
• Married (Isabell); 6 children
• House since 1993

District 41 – Al Carlson

2548 Rose Creek Parkway South, Fargo, ND 58104-6699
Telephone: 701-232-5832
Email: acarlson@nd.gov

Biography
• Contractor; Partner, Up North Recreation
• NDSCS; Secondary Education, NDSU
• Past President, F-M Homebuilders Association; Past President, North Dakota Association of Builders; State Chairman, State Legislative Leaders Foundation; St. Anthony’s Catholic Church
• Married (Sharon); 3 children; 10 grandchildren
• House since 1993

District 43 – Richard S. Becker

3633 Lynwood Circle, Grand Forks, ND 58201-3934
Telephone: 218-779-5736
Email: rsbecker@nd.gov

Biography
• Management/Marketing Consultant
• BSBA, UND
• Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation; Dakota Certified Development Corp; Past Board, UND Alumni Association; UND Energy & Environmental Research Center; Prairie Public Broadcasting; GF/EGF • • Chamber of Commerce; Grand Forks Regional Airport Authority; Board, GF Youth for Christ; Hope Covenant Church
• Married (Joanne); 3 children; 4 grandchildren
• House since 2015

District 44 – Blair Thoreson

Address: 1246 Second Street North, Fargo, ND 58102-2723
Telephone: 701-234-0862
E-mail: bthoreson@nd.gov

Biography
• Small business owner
• BS, NDSU; Masters (Management), University of Mary
• Leadership Fargo Program Graduate; NDSU Teammakers; Sons of Norway; Horace Mann/Roosevelt Neighborhood Association; Life Member, American Council of Young Political Leaders – Delegate to Australia, 2003; FM/West Fargo Chamber of Commerce; NRA; ND Public Sector Co-Chair, American Legislative Exchange Council; Public Sector Chair, Telecommunications and Information Technology committee, American Legislative Exchange Council; First Luthern Church
• Married (Jennifer); 2 children
• House since 1999

District 45 – Mary C. Johnson

Address: 3407 Birdie Street, Fargo, ND 58102-1203
Telephone: 701-235-5912
Email: marycjohnson@nd.gov

Biography
• Controller, Valley Bus, LLC
• BS, Accounting, MSUM; JD, UND School of Law
• Fargo Park Board
• Married (David); 2 children
• House since 2015

District 45 – Tom Kading

Address: 7205 County Road 31, Fargo, ND 58102-6117
Cellphone: 701-639-4849
Email: tkading@nd.gov

Biography
• Attorney; Entrepreneur
• BS, Civil Engineering Degree, NDSU; JD, UND; MS, Business Administration, UND
• Salem Evangelical Free Church
• Married (Ashley)
• House since 2015

District 46 – Kathy Hawken

Address: 4442 Carrie Rose Lane South, Fargo, ND 58104-6818
Telephone: 701-293-5483
E-mail: khawken@nd.gov

Biography
• Retired Educational Consultant
• AA, Stephens College; BS (Education), University of Missouri
• Board, Fargo Public School Foundation; Director, Union State Bank; Board, Y of NDSU; ND Judicial Standards Committee; Chair, WIG CAN; Board, Women in Government; Director, Women’s Legislative Lobby; Kid’s Count Advisory Committee; Rotary Club; Past Fargo Board of Education; Gethsemane Cathedral
• Married (Harry); 2 children; 4 grandchildren
• House since 1997

District 46 – Jim Kasper

Address: 1128 Westrac Drive, Fargo, ND 58103-2342
Telephone: 701-799-9000
E-mail: jkasper@nd.gov

Biography
• President, Asset Management Group
• BSC; BS, NDSU
• US Army Reserve
• Former Chair, District 46 Republican Party; Former Chair, Fargo Area Republican Party; President, F-M Life Underwriters Association; Co-founder Valley Christian Leadership Association; ND and F-M – Life Underwriter of the Year Award; 36 Years Member and Honor Roll of Million Dollar Round Table; Recipient of ND Pharmacy Service Corp. “Friend of Pharmacy Award”; F-M and ND Life Underwriters Association; 2007 Outstanding Legislator, ND Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors; Testified in front of US Senate Banking Committee on Privacy; Bethel Evangelical Free Church
• Married (Sandy); 2 children
• House since 2001

District 47 – George J. Keiser

Address: 422 Toronto Drive, Bismarck, ND 58503-0276
Telephone: 701-258-0333
E-mail: gkeiser@nd.gov

Biography
• Owner, Quality Printing Service
• PhD, University of Utah
• US Army
• Past Bismarck City Commissioner
• Married (Kathy); 4 children
• House since 1993

District 47 – Lawrence R. Klemin

Address: 1709 Montego Drive, Bismarck, ND 58503-0856
Telephone: 701-222-2577
E-mail: lklemin@nd.gov

Biography
• Lawyer
• BA, English, UND; JD, UND
• US Army, Vietnam Veteran
• Who’s Who in American Law; American Legion; Elks; Eagles; Optimist Club; National Uniform Laws Commission; American Red Cross Disaster Volunteer; Church of Corpus Christi
• Married (Rita); 2 children
• House since 1999

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