TechND Elects Board Members


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Bismarck, N.D. – The Technology Council of North Dakota (TechND) recently elected 10 members to two-year terms on its board of directors.


Incumbent directors are: Jason Anderson, Bank of North Dakota, Bismarck; Kristi Berg, Minot State University, Minot; Justin Forde, Midco, Fargo; Ron Gronneberg, City of Fargo, Fargo; Kalvin Kingsley, KK BOLD, Bismarck; and Jeremy Neuharth, Sycorr, Fargo.


Elected to a first term are: James Burgum, Arthur Ventures, Fargo; Ryan Goellner, Gate City Bank, Fargo; Taya Spelhaug, Microsoft, Fargo; and Justin Walsh, CoSchedule, Bismarck.


Founded in 2000 by North Dakota business, government and education leaders, TechND (formerly Information Technology Council of North Dakota) has spent the past 17 years advocating for a positive business climate for technology companies, addressing tech workforce needs, encouraging infrastructure development and providing knowledge sharing opportunities for its membership. Signature programs have included the Dakota Fiber Initiative, IT Career Awareness Program, State of the IT Industry Guide and IT Awards Program.


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