Community Services Team

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The North Dakota Department of Commerce Division of Community Services was established to provide technical assistance to local governments and state agencies in the areas of community and rural planning and development, policy research and development, and grant program implementation.

We provide the people of North Dakota with effective, efficient and customer-oriented administration of federal and state programs for:

  • Community Development
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Housing
  • Self Sufficiency
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Maria Effertz Hanson

 

Maria Effertz Hanson
Director 
701-328-5319
Email Maria

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Community Development Programs

Rikki Roehrich
701-328-2687
Deputy Director/Federal Program Lead

Tonya Forderer
701-328-2676
CDBG/ESG/NDHG/NSP Program Manager

Keiara Lesmeister
701-328-2618
CDBG/ESG Program Administrator 

Keylee Engelhard
701-328-4559
CDBG/ESG Program Specialist

Alyssa Kroshus
ESG-CV Program Assistant 

Ben Faul
701-328-5316
CSBG Program Administrator

Tracey Miller
701-328-4420
Main Street Community Development Lead

Emma Cook
701-328-7261
Main Street Community Development Liaison

Melinda Padilla Lynch
701-328-5383
EDA Public Engagement Liaison


Energy Programs

Bruce Hagen
701-328-5371
Program Manager

Rory Hoffmann
701-328-5386
Program Administrator