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Art Bakke, Information Security Officer, Assistant Vice President, Starion Bank
2020 Conference Chair 

As the Information Security Officer, AVP for Starion Bank, Art provides oversight and management to protect the information assets of the bank and supports the information technology governance policies and processes, compliance, information security and business continuity management for the organization's 16 locations across North Dakota and Wisconsin. He has more than 27 years of information technology and information security experience supporting large, complex enterprise networking environments. 

He formerly served as the Enterprise Information Systems Security Administrator and Architect with the North Dakota Information Technology Department, and as a Wide Area Network administrator and Information Security Officer for the ND Department of Human Services. He served local government entities as a system support analyst with the ND Association of Counties, and he served at the federal level as an IT manager in the United States Air Force.  Art is a member of InfraGard – a partnership between critical infrastructure providers and the FBI. Art currently serves as a member of the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center. Art serves as an Adjunct Professor in the Bismarck State College cybersecurity program and is a founding committee member of CyberCon. 

2020 CyberCon Planning Committee
Karen Arlien Bismarck State College
Tony Aukland NDIT
Art Bakke Starion Bank (2020 Chair)
Bailee Bulman Bismarck State College
Kevin Fishbeck University of Mary
Matt Frohlich Bismarck State College
Col. Dave Hall ND National Guard
Darin Hanson NDSLIC (2021 Chair)
Tammy Heick Bismarck State College
Bill Heinzen NISC
Jason Herner High Point Networks, LLC
Donna Hogue Student Representative - Bismarck State College
Ray Knutson Retired - ND National Guard
Dave Landsiedel Doosan Bobcat
Riley Mueller Student Representative - Bismarck State College
John Nagel CyberNet Security
Nick See Bismarck State College
Mari Volk Bismarck State College
Sara Vollmer Bismarck State College
Troy Walker Dakota Carrier Network
Mike Wanzek Basin Electric Power Cooperative
Sean Wiese MDU Resources
Alison Zarr Bismarck State College

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