David Sprynczynatyk has served on the board since 2013. Now retired, he was the adjutant general for the state of North Dakota. In this role, he led 4,400 ND National Guard Soldiers, Airmen, and 1,100 employees of the Office of the Adjutant General, carrying out state and federal missions.
David previously served as director of the ND Department of Emergency Services, including the Department of Homeland Security and the Division of State Radio for local, state and federal disaster response efforts.
David serves as the president of the Northern Lights Boy Scout Council and as the chairman of the ND Water Coalition. He has served as treasurer of the Adjutants General Association of the United States, finance vice president of the Northern Lights Council of the Boy Scouts of America, and he was a board member and founding member of the Gateway to Science.
David has also served or been a member of the National Guard Association of the United States, the National Guard Officers Association of ND, the National and ND Water Users Associations, the National and ND Society of Professional Engineers, the American and the Western Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, and the Far West Rotary Club. He has also served as hospitability minister at the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit.
David earned a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from North Dakota State University in Fargo.