ND (Mike Nowatzki) - Gov. Doug Burgum appointed Jamestown Mayor Katie
Andersen to the State Water Commission Thursday, one of seven
appointments to the board.
nine-member State Water Commission consists of Burgum as chairman,
Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring as an ex-officio member, and
seven members appointed by the governor, with one member each from
the seven major drainage basins in North Dakota.
representing the James River basin, as mayor has been involved in a
variety of water topics including flood control, stormwater
management, drainage and wastewater treatment. She has a bachelor’s
degree in political science from South Dakota State University. Her
term expires June 30, 2019.
appointed from this area was Matthew Pedersen of Valley City for the
Upper Red River basin, a certified public accountant and city
commissioner. He chairs the Valley City Permanent Flood Protection