Burgum names new policy director

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Jace Beehler. Photo courtesy of Gov. Doug Burgum's office.
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BISMARCK — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum named Jace Beehler as his new policy director Thursday, Aug. 29.

Beehler will take over for Levi Bachmeier, who took a new job as business manager for West Fargo Public Schools. Beehler is currently a policy adviser for the Republican governor.

“Jace has been a highly effective advocate for several of this administration’s priorities, including the Main Street Initiative, higher education, transportation, commerce, UAS and the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum,” Burgum said in a statement.

Beehler is a Grand Forks native and has a master's degree in public administration from Syracuse University. He'll take over the new position Oct. 1.

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