A nomination committee has chosen four finalists for two positions on the State Board of Higher Education.
Two incumbents’ terms are up: Dr. Casey Ryan and Kathleen Neset. Neset has served two terms, and is ineligible. Ryan is in his first term.
For Ryan’s seat, the finalists are Ryan, Kevin Black of Minot and Jeffry Volk of Fargo. Black is president of Creedence Energy Services, an oil and gas service company. Volk is president and CEO of Moore Holding Company, which is an engineering consultancy.