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Capitol Grounds Planning Commission

Type of Board: Advisory Created by: NDCC 48-10
Voting Members: 9 Other Members: 1
Non-Voting Members: 0  
Length of Terms: 2 years Pay/Benefits: State Rate
Frequency of Meetings: Call of the Chairman Licensing Board:
Address: 600 East Boulevard - 4th Floor, , Bismarck, ND 58505
Phone: 701-328-2471
Fax: 701-328-3230
Email: roberg@nd.gov
The Commission shall advise the director of the Office of Management and Budget and the Legislative Council on matters relating to the physical and aesthetic feature of the interior and exterior of all buildings on the Capitol Grounds. The Commission consists of the lieutenant governor as chairman and eight other members including two citizens, one licensed architect, and one representative from the State Historical Society appointed by the governor. The president of the Senate shall appoint two senators as members and the speaker of the House of Representatives shall appoint two representatives.

Member Name Work LD County Position Appt. Date Term Ends
Burns, Michael (701) 298-0140 Cass Governor's Appointee
08 01 05
07 31 15
Carlson, Lisa Burleigh Governor's Appointee
10 07 03
07 31 15
Facility Management (701) 328-2471 Secretary

Kelsh, Representative Jerry Legislative Appointee

Klein, Representative Matt Legislative Appointee

Laffen, Senator Lonnie (701) 746-1727 43 Grand Forks Legislative Appointee
05 01 11

Paaverud, Merl (701) 328-2667 32 Burleigh Governor's Appointee

07 31 15
Prchal, Doug Burleigh Governor's Appointee
10 07 03
07 31 15
Triplett, Senator Connie Legislative Appointee

Wrigley, Lt. Governor Drew (701) 328-2200 30 Burleigh Chairman


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