About the Consortium

The Consortium is a collaborative team of representatives from western North Dakota counties, economic development regions, universities, and state organizations.

Becoming a member

If you are interested in becoming a member of Vision West please download the appropriate membership form below:



Daryl Dukart, Commissioner - Dunn County  

Jim Hennessy, Mountrail County

Sarah Tunge, Mercer County Soil Conservation District  


Stacey Swanson, Billings County

Gontran “Buster” Langowski, Hazen Community Development/ Mercer County

Kaycee Lindsey, Divide County JDA

Past President
Donna Scott


Advisors are representatives of any federal agency, state agencies that are not allowed to pay dues, any North Dakota Legislator, and representatives from the North Dakota Congressional delegation. The expertise of advisors is valued and important. Advisors are welcome to participate in all meetings, but have no voting authority unless they choose to pay membership dues that would allow a vote.

  • U.S. Economic Development Admin.

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

  • U.S. Housing and Urban Dev.

  • ND Gov's Committee on Aging

  • ND Department of Transportation


  •    ND Legislators

    • Sen. Brad Bekkedahl, Dist. 1

    • Sen. Richard Wardner, Dist. 37

    • Rep. David Richter, Dist. 1

    • Rep. Don Longmuir, Dist. 2

    • Rep. Vicky Steiner, Dist. 37

    • Rep. Denton Zubke, Dist. 39       

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  • City of Belfield

  • City of Bottineau

  • City of Flaxton

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  • Beulah JDA

  • Bottineau Co EDC

  • Bowman County Development Corp

  • Child CareAware

  • Common Sense Consulting

  • Dakota College at Bottineau

  • DLN Consulting

  • Donna Scott

  • Dunn County JDA

  • Dunn County Soil Conservation Dist


  • Hazen Chamber of Commerce

  • Hazen Community Dev

  • Interstate Engineering

  • McKenzie County Healthcare Systems

  • Mercer County Soil Conservation District

  • Mandan, Hidatsa, & Arikara Nation

  • ND Department of Commerce

  • NDSU Ext Ctr for Community Vitality

  • Shirley Meyer

  • Souris Basin Planning Council

  • Stark & Billings Soil Conservation District

  • Strengthen ND


  • Theodore Roosevelt Expressway

  • Upper Missouri District Health Unit

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  • Downtown Dickinson Assosciation

  • Houston Engineering

  • Killdeer Mountain Manufacturing

  • Land Stewards Inc

  • ND Natural Resources Trust

  • ND Petroleum Council

  • ND SBDC(UND check)

  • Southwestern District Health Unit

  • SW Water Authority