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Agricultural Products Utilization Commission

Type of Board: Policy Making Created by: NDCC 4-14.1
Voting Members: 9 Other Members: 1
Non-Voting Members: 0  
Length of Terms: 2 years Pay/Benefits:
Frequency of Meetings: Quarterly for 2 days Licensing Board:
Address: 1600 East Century Avenue, Suite 2, Bismarck, ND 58501
Phone: 701-328-5350
Fax: 701-328-5320
Website: www.ndapuc.com
Email: jfschneider@nd.gov
The Commission's duties include to apply for, accept, and expend any appropriation, grant, gift, or service made available from public or private sources. The Commission administers a cooperative marketing grant program designed to encourage agricultural producers groups to develop innovative marketing strategies and it adopts rules to implement this grant program. The Commission also administers a farm diversification grant program designed to stimulate and foster diversification and innovation and to encourage value-added processing. Of the members, four are actively engaged in farming, of whom three are appointed by the governor and one appointed by the commissioner of agriculture; two are actively engaged in business and appointed by the governor. The commissioner of agriculture; director of Economic Development and Finance; president of North Dakota State University, or their designees, also serve.

Member Name Work LD County Position Appt. Date Term Ends
Bresciani, Dean Statutory

Goehring, Commissioner Doug (701) 328-4754 Burleigh Statutory

Kalil, Daniel "Dan" L. (701) 774-8067 02 Williams Chairman

Governor's Appointee
07 01 00
06 30 14
Kingsbury, Bill (701) 352-2032 16 Walsh Governor's Appointee
07 01 02
06 30 16
Lucy, Paul (701) 328-5388 Statutory

Ongstad, Bill Wells Ag Commissioner Appointee
07 01 11
06 30 15
Peltier, Keith Cass Governor's Appointee
07 20 12
06 30 14
Retterath, Rachel McLean Governor's Appointee
07 01 11
06 30 15
Schneider, John (701) 328-5350 32 Burleigh Administrative Officer

Thompson, Myron 03 Ward Vice Chair

Governor's Appointee
07 01 01
06 30 15
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Bismarck, ND 58505-0001
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