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Grand Forks Events Center Commission

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Grand Forks Events Center Commission
Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019-7:30 am
#12 Meadowlark Room - Alerus Center




Bill Chaves Hal Gershman




Jay Kleven




Curt Kreun


Pat McLean Matt Walkowiak



Ken Vein



Clare Albrecht


Julie Rygg

















Call to Order




Roll Call




Consent Agenda

a. Approval of Minutes - January 23rd, 2019




Approval of Financials




Alerus Center Surplus Vote




Capital Projects Review




Public Art Commission-Presentation/Review




Spectra Agreement Amendment




 Management Reports

a. Executive Report
b. Finance
c. Operations
d. Food & Beverage
e. Marketing

f. Partnerships
g. Conference Sales

h. Event Management

10. Committee Reports
               a. Finance/Renovation Committee - Curt Kreun, Pat McLean, Jay Kleven, Matt Walkowiak,        
                    Maureen Storstad, and Ken  Vein
                b. Convention & Visitors Bureau - Julie Rygg

11. Other

12. Adjournment

Alerus Center Mission Statement

The mission of the Alerus Center is to provide premier entertainment and events that stimulate economic impact and improve the quality of life for Grand Forks area citizens.


                                                                    Upcoming Meeting Dates

                                                                     March 27              April 24

Alerus Center Commission

Matt Walkowiak, Chair Public at Large


(701) 610-9620


1st Term: 9/19/2016 to 9/19/2019 (full)

Jay Kleven

Public at Large


(701) 740-4747


1st Term: 8/1/2016 to 8/1/2019 (full)

Curt Kreun, Vice Chair Public at Large


(701) 741-2612

1st Term: 12/1/2015 to 11/30/2018 (full)

2nd Term: 12/1/2018 to 11/30/2021

Hal Gershman

Public at Large


(701) 780-0902

1st Term: 3/1/2015 to 2/28/2018 (full)

2nd Term: 3/1/2018 to 2/28/2021 (full)

Pat McLean, Secretary Public at Large


(701) 740-8405

1st Term: 12/1/2015 to 11/30/2018 (full)

2nd Term: 12/1/2018 to 11/30/2021

Ken Vein

City Council Representative


(701) 772-3673

1st Term: 7/21/2014 to 7/30/2016 (partial)

2nd Term: 7/18/2016 to 8/1/2019 (full)

Bill Chaves (non-voting) UND Representative


(701) 777-2794


1st Term: 3/1/18 to 2/28/2021 (full)

Clare Albrecht

Public at Large


(701) 680-2663


1st Term: 12/6/2017 to 11/30/2020 (full)


Julie Rygg, (non-voting) CVB Representative


(701) 746-0444

1st Term: 4/18/2011 to 11/30/2013 (partial)

2nd Term: 12/1/2014 to 11/30/2017 (full)

3rd Term: 12/1/2018 to 11/30/2021

                                                                       Alerus Center Management


Anna Rosburg

General Manager


Daniel Melise


Assistant GM/Operations Director


Erin Perronteau


Finance Director


Riley Simenson


Marketing Director


Derek Hoffert


Director of Partnerships


Kaitlyn Spinney


Director of Conference Sales & Marketing


Dan Ange            


      Director of Events


Dan Toop


      Director of Food & Beverage

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