Staff

NDACo Staff

NDACo Staff at the "Bismarck Alley Art" project, 5th Street downtown Bismarck, summer 2017.
ND Counties mural by Paul Noot.
In the profiles below, each staff member shows their connection to one or more North Dakota Counties. Get to know us!

(Formal portraits available for media requests, etc. - contact Jeff Eslinger at jeff.eslinger@ndaco.org)

 

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Aaron Birst
Legal Counsel, Assistant Director - Policy
Aaron was born and raised in Bismarck , went to NDSU and then UND Law School, and then worked as a prosecutor in Cass County. He is now back home serving two distinctive roles at NDACo. One role is acting as the Legal Counsel for the Association, which includes legislative relations. His second role is as North Dakota's Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor (TSRP). In this role, Aaron provides training and support to prosecutors and law enforcement on traffic safety cases, particularly drug and alcohol driving offenses. '