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Grand Forks Events Center Commission

Grand Forks Events Center Commission
Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019 - 7:30 a.m.
#12 Meadowlark Room - Alerus Center

_____Bill Chaves                  _____Hal Gershman             _____Ken Vein

_____Pat McLean                _____Matt Walkowiak           _____Curt Kreun

_____Julie Rygg                    _____Jay Kleven                      _____Clare Albrecht


1.  Call to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Consent Agenda
    a. Approval of Minutes from February 27th, 2019

4. Approval of Financials

5. Capital Projects Review

6. Marquee Bid Approval

7. Surplus Kitchen Equipment

8. Canad Inn Connecting Door

9. Permanent  Turf Option

10. Vote for Bylaws to be amended to reflect 4 voting members as a quorum

11. Management Reports
a. Executive Report
         b. Finance
         c. Operations
         d. Food and Beverage
         e. Marketing
         f. Partnerships
         g. Conference Sales
         h. Event Management

12. 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

13. Other

14. 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

April 24    May 29    June 26



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

(701) 792-1200

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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