MICHELLE KOMMER

North Dakota Commerce Commissioner Leaving For The Private Sector

Michelle Kommer has led the commerce team through the coronavirus pandemic

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota Commerce Commissioner Michelle Kommer is leaving and returning to the private sector. Kommer has led the commerce team through the coronavirus pandemic. She was appointed by Gov. Doug Burgum as state labor commissioner in December 2016 before being appointed to head the Department of Commerce two years later. Kommer is leaving October 2 to run…

Head of Job Service North Dakota To Lead Commerce Department

Gov. Doug Burgum has appointed Michelle Kommer to the position

BISMARCK, ND —┬áThe North Dakota Commerce Department has a new leader. Gov. Doug Burgum has appointed Michelle Kommer to the position, effective January 1. She succeeds Jay Schuler, who resigned in October over a controversial email about then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Kommer currently serves as labor commissioner and head of Job Service. Burgum cited her leadership qualities, extensive private-sector…