Board of Directors

EERC Foundation Board Member
Pictured, left to right: DeAnna Carlson Zink, John Snustad, Chuck McConnell, Ron Ness, Tom Erickson, Dave Straley, and Jeff Hume.
Not pictured: Mark Johnsrud, Robert “Mac” McLennan, Alice Brekke, and Mark Kennedy.

President

Ron Ness
North American Coal Corporation
Grand Forks, North Dakota

Vice President

David Straley
Global Safety Network
Bismarck, North Dakota

Secretary/Treasurer

John Snustad
US Bank
Grand Forks, North Dakota

Board Members

DeAnna Carlson Zink, Ex Officio/Voting
University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, North Dakota

Mark Johnsrud
Nuverra Environmental Solutions
Scottsdale, Arizona

Jeff Hume
Continental Resources, Inc.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma



Charles "Chuck" McConnell
Energy and Environment Initiative
Rice University
Houston, Texas

Robert "Mac" Mclennan
Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc.
Grand Forks, North Dakota

Alice Brekke, Ex Officio/Nonvoting
University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, North Dakota

Thomas Erickson, Ex Officio/Nonvoting
Energy & Environmental Research Center
Grand Forks, North Dakota

Mark Kennedy, Ex Officio/Nonvoting
University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, North Dakota