The CVIC board meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month, except July and December

2023-2024 Board of Directors

CVIC Board Member Jody Hodgson

Jody Hodgson

General Manager, Ralph Engelstad Arena


Member Since 2018
CVIC Board Member Catherine Gillach

Catherine Gillach

Associate Superintendent of Secondary Education, Grand Forks Public Schools

Vice Chair

Member Since 2019
CVIC Board Member Jodi Sorum

Jodi Sorum

Retired Healthcare Director

Immediate-Past Chair

Member Since 2020
CVIC Board Member Will Kusler

Will Kusler

General Manager, Markit County Grain LLC


Member Since 2016

Cory Geffre

Executive Vice President of Hospital Operations & Chief Nursing Officer,

Altru Health System

Member Since 2023
Meredith Larson, board member

Meredith Larson

Attorney, North Dakota Attorney General’s Office

Member Since 2021
CVIC Board Member Becky Mindeman

Becky Mindeman

Senior Vice President of Retail Banking, Gate City Bank

Member Since 2020
Chief Mark Nelson, Grand Forks Police Department

Mark Nelson

Chief, Grand Forks Police Department

Member Since 2021
Kristen Price, CVIC board member

Kristen Price

Vice President, McFarlane Mechanical Contractors

Member Since 2020

Courtney Ritterman

Owner, Dakota Commercial

Member Since 2023

Kay Schraeder

Vice President & CFO, Minnkota Power Cooperative

Member Since 2023