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Darin Hanson, ND State and Local Intelligence Center
2021 Conference Chair 

Darin Hanson is the Critical Infrastructure/Key Resources (CI/KR) Program and Security Manager for the ND Dept. of Emergency Services where he is assigned to the North Dakota State & Local Intelligence Center (NDSLIC).  In this role he works to assist North Dakota stakeholders to prevent, mitigate, prepare, respond, and recover from disasters taking an all hazards approach.  Retired from the MT Army National Guard, he has over 20 years of Military Police, Military Intelligence and corporate security experience.  Mr. Hanson received a Bachelor of Science degree in Management and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Mary.  He is currently completing a Master’s in Homeland Security at the Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Homeland Defense & Security where he is researching the implementation of the Incident Command System in significant cyber events.  He is also a co-chair of the NDSLIC Cyber Security Task Force, ND School Partners Safety Committee, Central Region Representative to the National Fusion Center Association’s subcommittee on outreach, Ex-Officio Board Member of the ND Infragard, CyberCon planning Committee and past President of the Greater Bismarck/Mandan Area Rebuilding Together.  Darin currently lives in Mandan, ND with his wife Lynn and daughter Delaney.  In his spare time, he enjoys camping, fishing, and hunting as long as the weather cooperates.

Tony Aukland NDIT
Art Bakke Starion Bank (2020 Chair)
Bailee Bulman Bismarck State College
Kevin Fishbeck University of Mary
Matt Frohlich Bismarck State College (Faculty)
Col. Dave Hall ND National Guard
Darin Hanson NDSLIC (2021 Chair)
Bill Heinzen NISC
Jason Herner High Point Networks, LLC
Dave Landsiedel Doosan Bobcat
John Nagel CyberNet Security
Nick See Bismarck State College (Faculty)
Maj. Dan  Sly North Dakota Air National Guard 119th Wing
Tanya Taplin Bismarck State College (Faculty)
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
Cole Craven Student Representative - Bismarck State College
Matthew  Norton Student Representative - Bismarck State College

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