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Jeanette Hoff, President

District 4

Parshall, Plaza

Jeanette farms with her husband Steve near Parshall. After graduating from Minot State University, Jeanette taught school in Parshall, North Shore, and White Shield for a combined total of 20 years.

Jeanette has been recognized by the NTCA with the “Excellence in Leadership Award” for outstanding commitment to telecommunications and organizational education. She has also served as a “team leader” for NTCA during legislative conference visits of our Senators and Representatives.

Jeanette is currently involved with the following organizations: RTC Board President, First Lutheran Church Choir Director, First Lutheran Church Quilting Group, Parshall Promoters supporter, and Plaza Quilting Guild. Previously, Jeanette’s activities included: NDATC Board Past President, Parshall Township Clerk for 26 years, Parshall Horizons Circle, First Lutheran Church Council, Parshall Education Association, Parshall Dive-Rescue squad, Chairperson for the Parshall Centennial Celebration, and Big Band Reflections/Dixie Band Reflections.

Jeanette and Steve have three sons (two are married) and seven grandchildren. Jeanette enjoys being with family and friends, church and community involvement, sewing, painting, golfing, listening to music, and being at the lake.

Jared Eagle, Vice President

District 2A

Mandaree, New Town, Ross

Jared Eagle has lived in New Town his entire life. He is the son of Ronnie and Kim Eagle. Jared has worked for the Indian Health Service and the Three Affiliated Tribes health system for eight years. The first four of those years were spent as the community health educator, and the past four have been with the diabetes program, as the fitness director and now the program director.

A graduate of North Dakota State University, Jared is active in the community. He served on the New Town Volunteer Fire Department for four years and the North Dakota Comprehensive Cancer Advisory Board for four years. For the last nine years, he has served on the Edgewater Country Club Board and remains there today. His wife, Candice Eagle, works at Corner Stone Bank.





Glenn Schreiner, Secretary/Treasurer

District 5

Douglas, Makoti, Max, Roseglen, Ryder

Glenn Schreiner lives eight miles south of Max on his family farm homestead. He is retired from North American Coal after working there for 35 years.

He was Director of CHS Garrison for 24 years, on the St. Nicholas Church Council for six years, and Director of Garrison Golf Course for four years. Glenn also served on the Advisory Committee for the Garrison Hospital emergency room renovation.

Glenn has three grown children and three grandchildren. He enjoys golfing, fishing, cooking, hunting, and watching his grandchildren participate in a variety of activities.





Wayne Skarda

District 1A

Alexander, Arnegard, Keene, Squaw Gap, Watford City

Wayne Skarda lives in the rural Keene area with his wife Kim, where he presently works on the family farm. Wayne and Kim were both raised and went to school in the Watford City and Keene area. They have three grown daughters. After working in Wyoming for 20 years for a rural electric cooperative they moved to Garrison in 2010 where Wayne worked at McLean Electric Cooperative as operations manager. In 2014 he retired from the electric industry.








Jennifer Sorenson

District 1B

Alexander, Arnegard, Keene, Squaw Gap, Watford City

Jennifer Sorenson has served on the RTC Board of Directors since 2008. She and her husband Curtis farm and ranch five miles south of Watford City.

Jennifer graduated from Watford City High School and North Dakota State School of Science.

Jennifer and Curtis’ son Jarvis, his wife Kadie, and their three children join them as 4th and 5th generation on the family ranch. Their daughter Erin and her three children also live in Watford City. Jennifer enjoys helping out on the ranch, traveling and keeping up with her grandchildren’s activities.

Jennifer is Secretary for District One Cattlewomen and past President of the Watford City Lions and the Pioneer Museum. She is active in the First Lutheran Church and enjoys volunteering and being active in the community.




Terry Wilber

District 2B

Mandaree, New Town, Ross

Terry Wilber has served on the RTC Board of Directors from District 2B since 1999. Terry is also a past president of the RTC Board of Directors.

Terry was employed by Northrop Grumman in New Town and retired after 32 years, with over 28 years as the Plant Manager. He graduated from New Town High School and Dickinson State University with a degree in Business Administration.

Terry is currently involved in a variety of organizations including the New Town Lakeside Community Living Center, New Town Health Support, Van Hook Cemetery Association, New Town Industrial Development and the Bethel Lutheran Church. Terry was involved in the startup and initial operation of TJMD, LLP, which performs various oilfield services.

Terry has been married to Marcia since 1974 and they have three children: Dana, Mike and Jesse; and ten grandchildren. When time allows, Terry enjoys yard work, hunting, fishing, golfing and getting involved in projects that provide business development and employment opportunities in the area.

Marlyn Froseth

District 3

Kenmare, Norma, Spencer

Marlyn has been in the Kenmare area since 1961. He is a retired farmer, but now drives for Skar Trucking, LLC. on a part-time basis. After graduating from high school, Marlyn enlisted in the United States Air Force for four years.

Marlyn has served on the RTC Board of Directors since 1979. He was President for seven years and also served as Secretary-Treasurer. Marlyn is a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church and has served on the Parish Council. He was previously on the Norma Co-op Elevator Board for 17 years, on which he served as president for several years, and the Kenmare Hospital Board for 12 years.

Marlyn has been married to LaDonna for over 64 years. They have four children: JeAnne Ones, Gayla Froseth, Shawn Froseth and LaCinda Froseth; six grandchildren: Lanelle Ramey, Ryan Ones, Justin Froseth, Tarra Hysjulien, Dayna Froseth and Cassandra Ottinger; and seven great grandchildren: Grace Ones, Brooks Ones, Collin Ramey, Grace Hysjulien, Brekka Hysjulien, Everett Froseth and Aspen Froseth. Marlyn enjoys yard work, fishing, photography, playing cards and reading.



Barbara Steinmetz

District 6

Emmet, Garrison

Barbara Steinmetz lives in Garrison with her husband, Doug. She was raised near Oberon, North Dakota. Her family was always active in the community and cooperatives.

Barb is currently involved in the following activities: Reservation Telephone Cooperative Board for six years, volunteer at the Benedictine Living Center, and a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church.

Barb worked in the banking industry for 20 years. She and Doug have lived in Garrison since 2006. Their daughter, Jill, lives in Boise, Idaho and son, Matt, lives in Cody, Wyoming.






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