Developer Station was initiated and funded by the Rural Economic Area Partnership Investment Board. The Great Plains Center for Community Research and Service, along with the Cavalier County Job Development Authority and KAT Communications, implemented the project.
There are many who helped move the Developer Station idea to a reality by sharing their time and insight. We would like to acknowledge the following people for participating in the initial work:
|Marvin||Erdmann||Chairman||Bismarck Chapter, Service Corp of Retired Volunteers|
|Diane||Olson||Director||Bottineau Economic Development Corporation|
|Carol||Goodman||Executive Director||Cavalier County Jobs Development Authority|
|Dr. Lana||Rakow||Director||Center for Community Engagement, UND|
|Lynette||Flage||Project Director, Horizons||Center for Community Vitality, NDSU Extension Service|
|Kathleen||Tweeten||Director||Center for Community Vitality, NDSU Extension Service|
|Bruce||Govig||Director & Entrepreneur Coach||Center for Innovation|
|Deb||Eslinger||Executive Director||Center for Technology and Business|
|Cindy||Sanford||State Outreach Specialist||Center for Technology and Business|
|Paul||Griffin||Deputy Director||Consensus Council, Inc.|
|Becky||Meidinger||Executive Director||Cooperstown/Griggs Economic Dev. Corp.|
|Paul||Govig||Director||Division of Community Services, North Dakota Department of Commerce|
|Paul||Lucy||Director||Economic Development & Finance Division, North Dakota Department of Commerce|
|Gaylon||Baker||President||Economic Development Association of North Dakota|
|Carissa||Richter||Administrator||Economic Development Association of North Dakota|
|Patricia||Bowen||Executive Director||Ellendale Jobs Development Authority|
|Paul D.||Markel, PhD||Co-Director||Great Plains Center for Community Research & Service, Minot State University|
|Pat||Downs||Cooperative Development Specialist||North Dakota Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives|
|JoAnn||Rodenbiker||Economic Development Consultant||Northern Plains Electric Cooperative|
|Don||Frye||Economic Dev Consultant||Otter Tail Power Company|
|Jim||Belquist||Executive Director||REAP Investment Board|
|Art||Wanner||Board Member||REAP Investment Board|
|Brenda||Dissette Foster||Executive Director||Rugby Job Development Authority|
|Patti||Perry||Executive Director||Slope County Job Development Authority|
|Bon||Wikenheiser||State Director||Small Business Development Center|
|Melanie||Bauer Dukart||Area Specialist||USDA Rural Development Dickinson|
|Bill||Davis||Deputy State Director||USDA Rural Development State Office|
|Josh||Kramer||Community Project Specialist||USDA Rural Development State Office|
|Dale||Van Eckhout||Business Program Director||USDA Rural Development State Office|
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