Steve Bakken

 
City Commission
Title: Mayor
Phone: 701-355-1300
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Steve Bakken Term: 2022
Address:
P.O. Box 5503
Bismarck, ND
58506-5503

His portfolio assignments include:
  • Administration
  • City Attorney
  • City and County Planning Commissions
  • Community Development
  • Economic Development
  • Human Resources

Steve was born in 1968 in Grand Forks, North Dakota. He started his broadcasting career at the age of 12 and attended the University of North Dakota. Over his 34-year broadcasting career, he had the opportunity to work in major markets, but has always returned home to North Dakota.

  • As host of “What's on your mind?” and “Energy Matters” on the station he grew up listening to, KFYR 550, he honed his ability to listen to issues, work through solutions and build many relationships with political, business and community leaders across the region.
  • As the owner of his own consulting firm and formerly the Business Development Director for Larson Engineering in Bismarck, he worked to grow business opportunities within the community, state, region and nationally.

In 2011 he was afforded the opportunity to put down roots in Bismarck, where he met his wife, Wendy, who works in the Bismarck Public School District. 

 

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