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Airport Authority

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1. Purpose

It is the intent and purpose by adoption of this article and resolution that the regional airport authority is to accommodate the community and region at large with a cohesive governing body or board of commissioners that will provide the policy, structure, zoning, land acquisition, regulations and approval process necessary to oversee the development and management of an airport for the good of the communities and area which it serves. This purpose includes sound fiscal management functions, the adoption and approval of all operating maintenance budgets and capital improvement programs in addition to the appropriate staffing of a professional airport management team. For more information on the Airport Authority, please visit their website by clicking here.

2. Members

The powers and responsibilities of the regional airport authority shall be vested in a board of commissioners consisting of seven (7) members.

  • Three (3) members shall be residents of the City of Grand Forks appointed by the Mayor of the City of Grand Forks and confirmed by the Grand Forks City Council.

  • Two (2) members shall be residents of either the City of Grand Forks and/or the County of Grand Forks and appointed by the Grand Forks County Commission.

  • One (1) member shall be a member of the Grand Forks City Council, nominated by the President of the Grand Forks City Council and appointed and confirmed by the Grand Forks City Council.

  • One (1) member shall be a member of the Grand Forks County Commission appointed by the Grand Forks County Commission.

3. Terms

Five (5) years.

4. Members

  • Steve Kuhlman
    City Representative
    Term: 5 years - Expires July 31, 2022

  • Karl Bollingberg
    City Representative, Chair
    Term: 5 years - Expires July 1,  2020

  • Dane Simonson
    City Representative
    Term: 5 years - Expires August 1, 2023

  • Jeannie Mock
    City Representative
    Term: 5 years - Expires July 31, 2022

  • Tim Mutchler
    County Representative
    Term: 5 years - Expires July  1,2024
  • Rick Meland
    County Representative
    Term: 5 years - Expires July 1, 2021

  • Gary Malm
    County Representative
    Term: 5 years - Expires July 1, 2022

Staff

Ryan Riesinger, Executive Director
Work: 795-6981

Grand Forks Events Center Commission-VIDEO CONFERENCE

Grand Forks Events Center Commission
Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020-7:30 a.m.
Zoom Meeting - Alerus Center


Members of the Grand Forks Event Center Commission may be attending this meeting electronically or telephonically. Due to the Covid-19 Public Health Emergency, Alerus Center is closed to the public. This meeting will be conducted with social distancing modifications consistent with the recommendations of the CDC. In person attendance at the meeting by the public will not be allowed.

Members of the public wishing to view the live meeting of the Grand Forks Event Center Commission should contact Erika Lampert at (701) 792-1200 or by email at Erika.Lampert@SpectraXP.com prior to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 for further information.

___Bill Chaves   ___Hal Gershman   ___Jay Kleven   ___Curt Kreun   ___Pat McLean   ___Matt Walkowiak   ___Ken Vein   ___Clare Albrecht

___Julie Rygg

 

1.     Call to Order

2.     Roll Call

3.   Consent Agenda
         a.   Approval of Minutes from February 26, 2020

4.    February & March 2020 Financials

5.     COVID-19 Update

6.     Q1 Economic Impact

7.     Capital Projects Review

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

9.     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

10.    Other

11.    Adjournment

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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.

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Upcoming Meeting Dates

 
May 27th   June 24th   July 22nd

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Alerus Center Commission

Pat McLean, Chair

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 (full)

Matt Walkowiak, Vice Chair

Public at Large

(701) 610-9620

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

2nd Term: 9/19/2019 to 9/19/2022 (full)

Jay Kleven, Secretary

Public at Large

(701) 740-4747

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

2nd Term: 8/1/2019 to 8/1/2022 (full)

Curt Kreun

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

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)

3rd Term: 8/1/2019 to 8/1/2022 (full)

Clare Albrecht

Public at Large

(701) 680-2663

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

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)

Bill Chaves (non-voting)

UND Representative

(701) 777-2794

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

 

 






































Alerus Center Management

(701) 792-1200

Anna Rosburg

General Manager

Daniel Melise

Assistant General Manager

Brandon Ruege

Finance Director

Riley Simenson

Marketing Director

Derek Hoffert

Director of Partnerships

Kaitlyn Spinney

Director of Conference Sales & Marketing

Jonathan Greene

Director of Operations

Dan Toop

Director of Food & Beverage

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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