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Criminal Justice Information Sharing Board (CJIS)

Type of Board: Advisory Created by: NDCC 54-59-21
Voting Members: 12 Other Members: 0
Non-Voting Members: 0  
Length of Terms: 3 years for Governor Appointees Pay/Benefits:
Frequency of Meetings: quarterly and as needed Licensing Board:
Address: 600 East Boulevard Avenue, Department 112, Bismarck, ND 58505
Phone: 701-328-1110
Fax: 701-328-3000
Website: www.nd.gov/cjis
Email: cjis@nd.gov
The information technology department, at the direction of the board, shall maintain a criminal justice data information sharing system to facilitate the exchange of criminal justice information among judicial, law enforcement, and emergency personnel. Only a criminal justice agency, as defined in section 12-60-16.1, and any other person designated by the board may access the system. The system only may be accessed for the purposes set forth by the board. Any law enforcement record in the possession of the department is an exempt record.

Member Name Work LD County Position Appt. Date Term Ends
Buchholz, Russ (701) 328-2561 Statutory

Transportation Designee

Carlson, Dallas (701) 328-5500 Statutory

Criminal Investigation

Holewa, Sally (701) 222-6682 Supreme Court Designee


Kleppe, Captain Dave (701) 328-4346 30 Burleigh Statutory

Highway Patrol Desginee

Lynk, Mike (701) 328-8150 Statutory

Emergency Svcs Desginee

Majerus, Rick (701) 241-5800 Cass Governor's Appointee
10 03 13
09 30 16
Ressler, Mike (701) 328-1001 Burleigh Chair


Schmitz Olson, Kara (701) 241-5853 Cass Governor's Appointee
08 01 09

Schroeder, Chief Keith (701) 662-0700 Ramsey Governor's Appointee
04 01 12
03 31 15
Trenbeath, Tom (701) 328-2210 Burleigh Attorney General Designee

Tufte, Jerod (701) 328-1048 Burleigh Member At Large

Governor's Appointee
08 01 12
07 31 15
Vorachek, Amy (701) 328-6918 Burleigh Statutory

Corrections Desginee

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Office of the Governor

600 East Boulevard Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58505-0001
Phone: 701.328.2200 Fax: 71.328.2205