Gov. Fargo businessman names new chief operating officer | North Dakota News

Gov. Fargo businessman names new chief operating officer | North Dakota News

Tammy Miller, Chief Executive of Border State Electric, is in line with Gov's administration. Doug Burgum as chief operating officer.

Burgum announced the appointment on Wednesday, saying Miller will give "extensive experience" of efforts to improve government services for residents.

Since 2006, Miller served as CEO and board chair in Fargo-based Border States, the seventh largest electrical distributor in North America. The Brocket native joined the employee-owned company in 1991 as the accounting manager and served in a variety of roles including corporate regulator, vice president of finance, Executive Vice President, general manager of the region. south and president.

As Burgum's chief operational officer, Miller will succeed with Jodi Uecker, who is retiring at the end of the month. Uecker has served since Burgum created the position when he took up office in December 2016.

Miller will not officially take on his new role until 1 April, 2020, due to his commitment to the Border States. It will begin on a transitional period of 1 October, getting to know the administration and operation of state governments. Uecker will assist the transfer on a part-time basis.

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