Robert W. Harms is a lawyer and consultant in Bismarck, North Dakota and owner of The Harms Group, a government affairs firm with an emphasis on oil and gas development.
Harms served as Governor’s Counsel in North Dakota from 1992 until 2003, when he returned to the private sector. As Governor’s Counsel, he helped to set and implement policy within the administration and served as one of the Governor’s senior advisors.
Prior to joining the Governor’s office he co-founded and operated his own law firm for 12 years in northwestern North Dakota.
He has a Bachelor’s degree in political science from North Dakota State University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of North Dakota. Harms has been active in Republican party politics for 25 years, served as treasurer of the North Dakota Republican Party, and was elected as its Chairman in June, 2013.
He and his wife Cherie have two sons and live in Bismarck, North Dakota.
Sandy Boehler was elected to the Republican National Committee as National Committeewoman for North Dakota in 2008. She currently serves as the Chairman of District 46 for the North Dakota Republican Party, and is a member of the Governor's Forum and the Republican Presidential Task Force.
She is a life member of the RNC and has attended 5 national conventions. Boehler was previously the RNC Midwestern Treasurer and member of the National Platform Committee and Resolutions Committee.
Jason Flohrs began as Executive Director for the NDGOP in early March 2013, bringing over a decade of political experience to North Dakota. He has managed numerous campaigns throughout the Upper Midwest, including U.S. House races in Minnesota, Iowa, and North Dakota. He has operated his own public affairs consulting firm, served as Director of Government Affairs for one of the largest Chambers of Commerce in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area, and has also worked for the House Republican Caucus at the Minnesota State Capitol.
Flohrs is originally from Southern Minnesota, where he grew up on his family’s dairy farm. He is a graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota, and lived with his wife and children in Minneapolis prior to joining the NDGOP.
Jack Dalrymple was sworn in as governor of North Dakota on December 7, 2010, and was sworn in for his second term on December 15, 2012. He served on the Casselton Jobs Development Commission and helped establish Share House, Inc., a Fargo residential treatment program for recovering alcoholics and drug dependents. Dalrymple was elected to the North Dakota Legislature in 1985. He served eight terms, including six years as chairman of the House Appropriations Committee. Dalrymple was named the Outstanding Young Farmer of the United States of America in 1983. His work helping to found Dakota Growers Pasta Company, the third-largest manufacturer and marketer of dry pasta products in North America, earned him the 2007 Ernst and Young Midwest “Master Entrepreneur of the Year” Award. In 2000, Dalrymple was elected with John Hoeven as Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota. Dalrymple graduated with honors from Yale University and received a bachelor’s degree in American Studies.
HOEVEN, John, a Senator from North Dakota; born in Bismarck, N.D., March 13, 1957; graduated Dartmouth College, B.A., 1979; graduated Northwestern University, M.B.A., 1981; bank president and CEO; governor of North Dakota 2000-2010; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 2010 for the term ending January 3, 2017.
CRAMER, Kevin, a Representative from North Dakota; born in Rolla, Rolette County, N.Dak., January 21, 1961; graduated from Kindred High School, Kindred, N.Dak., 1979; B.A., Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn., 1983; M.A., University of Mary, Bismarck, N.Dak., 2003; chairman, North Dakota Republican Party, 1991-1993; North Dakota state tourism director, 1993-1997; unsuccessful candidate for United States House of Representatives in 1996; North Dakota state economic development and finance director, 1997-2000; unsuccessful candidate for United States House of Representatives in 1998; North Dakota public service commissioner, 2003-2012; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Thirteenth and to the succeeding Congress (January 3, 2013-present).