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North Star Human Service Zone Board


The powers and duties of the North Star Human Service Zone Board are outlined in ND Century Code Chapter 50-01.2. The Board is comprised of local elected officials and key community partners. The North Star Human Service Zone (HSZ) Director serves as the presiding officer of the Zone Board as a non-appointed member.

The HSZ Board serves as the advisors of the North Star HSZ and provides information to the ND Department of Human Services relative to community and resident needs and advocate to meet those needs. Some of the responsibilities of the board includes reviewing services and programs provided by the HSZ, making recommendations for improvement in services, programs or facilities, and assisting in efficiently coordinating and conducting human service activities within the Zone.


Qualifications: Elected official or key community partner. Each county in the Zone must be represented on the human service zone board by at least one county commissioner of that county
Compensation: $181
Created by: NDCC 50-01.2
Members: 8; one County Commissioner and one community member per Zone member county
Length of Terms: Appointments will be for 3 years after the original expiration of appointment


Member Name

Member Type

Term Length

Term Ends

Jarret Van Berkom Burke County Commissioner 3 years 12/31/2022
Jennifer Titus Burke County Community Member 4 years 12/31/2023
Gerald Brady Divide County Commissioner 3 years 12/31/2022
Nicole Johnson Divide County Community Member 4 years 12/31/2023
Arnold Langehaug Renville County Commissioner 5 years 12/31/2024
Angela Sundahl Renville County Community Member 3 years 12/31/2022
Beau Anderson Williams County Commissioner 4 years 12/31/2023
Lois Reierson Williams County Community Member 5 years 12/31/2024


Recent Agendas

Point of Contact

 Robert Blanton, North Star Human Service Zone

 110 W Broadway
Suite 2020
Williston, ND 58801

(701) 774-6300

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