NDACo Staff

In the profiles below, each staff member shows their connection to one or more North Dakota Counties. Get to know us!

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Terry Traynor Executive Director
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Alisha Adolf Professional Development Manager (ILG)
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Aaron Birst Legal Counsel, Assistant Director - Policy
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Cassie Braun Accounting Assistant
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Genny Dienstmann, CAE Assistant Director - Operations
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Patrick Engelhart CEG Safety Specialist
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Jeff Eslinger Assistant Director - Member Services
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Ryan Gellner Vision Zero Outreach Program Manager
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Cathy Heidt Administrative Secretary
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Jason Horning Next Generation 9-1-1 Program Manager
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Chuck Horter Human Resources Coordinator
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Lisa Jahner Assistant Director - Research & Programs
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Mary Korsmo ND State Association of City and County Health Officials - Executive Director
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Kathy Kottenbrock 9-1-1 Project Manager
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Jennifer Morman CEG Claims Manager
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Donnell Preskey Government/Public Relations Specialist
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Dave Schimetz Facility Manager
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Wendy Spencer Member Events and Outreach Coordinator
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Maggie Splonskowski 9-1-1 Data Analyst
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Linda Svihovec Research Analyst
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Michelle Tabbert Administrative Officer
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Angie Wentland Controller
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Mike Wolf CEG Underwriting & Loss Control Manager