The NDHSAA Board of Directors is comprised of representatives from member schools representing different factions of our membership. Directors are elected by the membership to a four-year term. They may only hold a board position for one term in their lifetime. The Board sets the policies that govern NDHSAA. The Board meets on a monthly basis. All Board information is available on our website.

Current Board Members

Principals' Association Representative
Ned Clooten
Wahpeton

Class A East Representative
Matt Bakke
Devils Lake

Class B NE Representative
Patti Aanenson
Larimore

Athletic Administrators Representative
Guy Fridley
Dickinson

Class A West Representative
Paul Jundt
Bismarck

Class B NW Representative
Dave Schoch
Velva

ND School Boards Association
Alexis Baxley
Bismarck

Class A At Large Representative
Josh Johnson
Valley City

Class B SE Representative
Rick Diegel
Steele

Department of Public Instruction
Kirsten Baesler
Bismarck

 

Class B SW Representative
Andrew Jordan
Wilton

Dave Schoch
Class B NW Representative - President

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Mr. Schoch joined the Board in July 2019 as the Class B North West Representative. He is currently the superintendent of Velva Public Schools in Velva, North Dakota. His term goes through June 2023.
Tel. (701)338-2022

Josh Johnson
Class A At Large Representative - Vice President

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Mr. Johnson joined the NDHSAA Board in July, 2020 as the Class A At Large Representative. He is currently the superintendent at Valley City Public Schools.  His term goes through June, 2024.
Tel. (701)845-048

Patti Aanenson
Class B NE Representative

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Ms. Aanenson joined the NDHSAA Board in July, 2022 as the Class B North East Representative. She is the athletic director of Larimore High School in Larimore, North Dakota. Her term goes through June, 2026.
Tel. (701)847-2220

Kirsten Baesler
Department of Public Instruction Representative


Ms. Baesler serves on the NDHSAA Board as the Department of Public Instruction representative.
Tel. (701)328-2461

Matt Bakke
Class A East Representative

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Mr. Bakke joined the NDHSAA Board in July, 2022 as the Class A East Representative. He is the superintendent of Devils Lake Public Schools in Devils Lake, North Dakota. His term goes through June, 2026.
Tel. 701-787-4869

Alexis Baxley
ND School Boards Association

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Ms Baxley represents the North Dakota School Boards Association and began her term in July 2018.
Tel. (701)255-4127

Ned Clooten
Principals' Association Representative

Mr. Clooten is the Principals' Association Representive. He is currently the principal of Wahpeton High School in Wahpeton, North Dakota. His term goes through June, 2025.
Tel. (701)642 2604

Rick Diegel
Class B SE Representative

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Mr. Diegel joined the Board in July 2020 as the Class B South East Representative. He is currently the superintendent of Kidder County Public Schools in Steele, North Dakota and Linton Public Schools in Linton, North Dakota. His term goes through June 2024.
Tel. (701)475-2243

Guy Fridley
Athletic Administrators Representative

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Mr. Fridley joined the NDHSAA Board in July, 2020 as the Athletic Administrators Representative. He is currently the Atletic Director for Dickinson Public Schools in Dickinson, North Dakota.  His term goes through June, 2024.
Tel. (701)456-0030

Andrew Jordan
Class B SW Representative


Mr. Jordan joined the NDHSAA Board in July of 2021 as the Class B South West Representative. He is the superintendent of Wilton Public Schools in Wilton, North Dakota. His term goes through June, 2025.
Tel. (701)734-6331

Paul Jundt
Class A West Representative

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Mr. Jundt joined the NDHSAA Board in July, 2019 as the Class A West Representative. His term goes through June, 2023.
Tel. (701)323-4850

Past Board Members

List of former NDHSAA Board and Staff members.

Updated 07/20/2022