Directors elected to EDC board

Grant McGimpsey
Grant McGimpsey
Karl Bollingberg
Karl Bollingberg
Jonathan Holth
Jonathan Holth

Three Grand Forks area leaders were recently elected to fill terms with the organization’s board of directors.

Karl Bollingberg, executive vice president at Alerus Financial, will serve a second term. Grant McGimpsey, vice president of research and economic development at the University of North Dakota, and Jonathan Holth, co-owner of The Toasted Frog restaurants were elected to their first terms at the EDC annual meeting March 30.

The 11-member board of directors provides direction for the region’s economic development strategy. Priorities identified include workforce development, entrepreneurship, strategic infrastructure, rural outreach, and business development in areas of UAS/aviation, agri-business, energy, and professional/technical services.

The Grand Forks Region EDC is a non-profit organization that leads business expansion, retention, recruitment, and workforce development initiatives to expand the economy and create new employment opportunities in the Grand Forks region.

by Doris Cooper News