FARGO, N.D. — Two new members were elected as directors to the Board of Directors that governs Noridian Mutual Insurance Company, d.b.a. Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND), and two incumbents retained their board seats at the company's annual meeting held on Dec. 6 in Fargo.
The member-owned, not-for-profit insurance company holds an annual election for open seats on the board, which is made up of 13 men and women who represent business, government, health care and education. Eight are consumer directors and five are provider directors.
Dale Klein, Mandan, and Gary Miller, Bismarck, were unopposed in their re-election bids as provider directors. A full-time family physician for 28 years, Klein works at Sanford North Mandan Clinic. Miller is the president and CEO of St. Alexius Medical Center in Bismarck.
Also elected as consumer directors were Dennis Hill, Bismarck, executive vice president and general manager of the North Dakota Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives (NDAREC) in Mandan, and George Koeck, Fargo, senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of Otter Tail Corporation.
About Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota
BCBSND is a member-owned, not-for-profit independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. As North Dakota's largest provider of health care coverage, BCBSND is taking BOLD steps to collaborate with doctors, hospitals, clinics and members to ensure affordable access to quality health care in the state. To learn more about BCBSND, visit www.BCBSND.com.