BISMARCK, North Dakota — North Dakota's Senate has confirmed Nicholas Hacker of Bismarck and Greg Stemen of Fort Ransom as members of the state Board of Higher Education.
The Senate confirmed Hacker and Stemen by unanimous votes on Tuesday.
Stemen is president of First State Bank of North Dakota in LaMoure and Marion. He is a former teacher.
Stemen will succeed Grand Forks attorney Grant Shaft, whose is stepping down June 30 after serving two four-year terms. That's the limit allowed under the state constitution.
Hacker is president of North Dakota Guaranty and Title Co. and a former state senator. He will replace Terry Hjelmstad, who is leaving June 30 after serving one four-year term.
The board has eight members.
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