• GNDC Enhances Its Board of Directors with Three New Members

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    October 11, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
     
    GNDC Enhances Its Board of Directors with Three New Members
     
    Kent Blickensderfer, Cory Fong, and Jeff LeDoux join GNDC Board
     
    (BISMARCK, N.D., October 10, 2018) – The Greater North Dakota Chamber (GNDC), North Dakota’s largest and leading statewide business advocacy association announced today the appointments of three new members of their Board of Directors: Kent Blickensderfer, Cory Fong, and Jeff LeDoux.
     
    • Blickensderfer has been with CenturyLink for over 20 years and currently serves as the company’s Director of Government Affairs for North Dakota and South Dakota.
     
    • Fong is the Director of Communications and Public Affairs for MDU Resources Group, Inc. He joined the company in 2016. Fong served as North Dakota Tax Commissioner from 2005 to 2013.
     
    • LeDoux is the President and CEO of Houston Engineering. He has been with the firm for 30 years.
     
    “GNDC is very fortunate to welcome Kent, Cory, and Jeff to our Board. We publicly asked for applications and the response was greater than we anticipated with several outstanding professionals applying. The GNDC Board selected Kent, Cory, and Jeff for many reasons, not the least of which, is they possess critical skills GNDC needs and come from sectors that broaden representation on our Board,” said Arik Spencer, GNDC President and CEO.
     
    “Every organization’s needs, especially one as dynamic as GNDC, often changes. With the legislative session quickly approaching and the issues of workforce development and infrastructure taking center-stage, we feel these three new directors will be valuable members of our team,” noted Spencer. “GNDC looks forward to leveraging their expertise, along with that of other Board members, to advance policies which enable economic growth for North Dakota’s business community.”
     
    About GNDC
     
    The Greater North Dakota Chamber is the state’s premier business advocacy organization. With more than 1,000 members across the state, in every economic sector, GNDC represents the interests of North Dakota’s business community in promoting policies and initiatives in pursuit of making our state’s business climate the best in the nation. For more information about GNDC, visit us online at www.ndchamber.com.
    Contact:
    Jason Matthews
    (701) 222-0929