About NDFB - Meet the Staff
Executive Vice President and CEO
General administration. Oversight of staff and coordination of leadership training efforts throughout the state. Tracks membership numbers and coordinates statewide membership recruitment and retention plan. Partners with agribusiness for mutually beneficial programs. Sources funding for the NDFB Foundation, and coordinates NDFB strategic plan implementation.
Manages financial activities of NDFB, the NDFB Foundation, the NDFB PAC and the North Dakota Farm Bureau PAC including accounting, purchases, payments, data processing and human resources.
Director of Organizational Development
Oversees NDFB field staff. Serves as staff liaison to state-level Young Farmer and Rancher Committee and the Promotion and Education Committee.
Assistant Corporate Secretary
Membership verification and changes, county membership lists, arrangements for Executive Vice President and NDFB Board of Directors, logistics for NDFB Board meetings, update monthly county board meeting agendas, maintain and update Route 1000 records.
Director of Member Relations
Oversees evaluation and implementation of member benefits. Develops and conducts NDFB Foundation fundraising activities. Assistant field staff in conducting farm visits and other duties as needed.
Member Services/Office Coordinator
Membership, processes and distributes new membership cards, member benefits, county membership lists, monthly membership reports, NDFB Annual Meeting coordinator, Farm and Ranch Conference logistics, leadership directory updates, promotional items and orders.
Food, Land and People Coordinator
Coordinates Project Food, Land and People workshops and outreach.
Director of Public Policy
Represents NDFB on legislative and regulatory issues, serves as an issue strategist and analyst, prepares informational backgrounders for member dissemination, assists in public policy development process of county Farm Bureaus, coordinates special and ad hoc committees, and establishes relationships with elected officials.
Public Policy Liaison
Assists in representing NDFB during legislative session and conducts research in support of the organization’s public policy function.
Assists in representing NDFB in the legislative session, bill tracking, and writing for Legislative Front.
Director of Public Relations
Focus and Leader Update editor, news releases, media inquiries, media planning, brand marketing, assists public policy division with information dissemination, Route 1000.
Director of Content and Communications
Content development and management, promotional material oversight and design, NDFB website, On Your Table blog, social media, radio, video.
Manages office. Assists with public policy, public relations and communications activities of the Bismarck staff. AFBF Convention planning.
NDFB Field Staff
Northeast Field Representative
Provides support and leadership development opportunities for NDFB members in Benson, Cavalier, Eddy, Foster, Grand Forks, Griggs, Nelson, Pembina, Ramsey, Steele, Towner, Traill and Walsh Counties.
Northwest Field Representative
Provides support and leadership opportunities for NDFB members in Divide, Williams, Burke, Mountrail, Renville, Ward, McLean, Sheridan, Bottineau, McHenry, Rolette and Pierce counties.
Southeast Field Representative
Provides support and leadership development opportunities for NDFB members in Barnes, Cass, Dickey, Emmons, Kidder, LaMoure, Logan, McIntosh, Ransom, Richland, Sargent, Stutsman and Wells counties. Serves as NDFB advisor to NDSU Collegiate Farm Bureau.