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Office of External Affairs


The Executive Commissioner of External Affairs works to develop relationships with state officials and policymakers. He or she uses these relationships to advocate for policy to improve higher education at NDSU. The commissioner also attends State Board of Higher Education and Interim Higher Education Funding Committee meetings to stay informed on information regarding the North Dakota University System and will testify on NDSU’s behalf when needed. The executive also plans and provides transportation for NDSU delegates attending the monthly North Dakota Student Association (NDSA) meetings. He or she is the head delegate at these meetings and will create legislation and testify on NDSU’s behalf. The commission assists in writing legislation and stays informed about various issues.

Commission Meetings:

 Will resume fall semester

              Contact Information

Nick Evans, Executive Commissioner of External Affairs

Katie Mastel, Assistant Executive Commissioner of External Affairs

Please contact Nick or Katie with any student concerns or questions about external affairs. 

About the External Affairs Executive Commissioners

Nicholas Evans 



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Katherine Mastel

 Hometown: Bismarck, ND

Major: Marketing

Favorite Hobby: Traveling and listening to music

Fun Fact: I can juggle. 

Favorite thing about NDSU: Bison Pride!

Why you chose NDSU: I chose NDSU because it was the perfect distance from home and it was small enough to have my voice heard but large enough to have unique opportunities that other universities might not offer. I also loved the campus! 

Why you are in Student Government: I joined Student Government because I wanted to create a positive impact on NDSU as well as expand my leadership and service! 

Organizations: Bison Ambassadors, College Republicans, Big Brother Big Sister  

Student Focused. Land Grant. Research University.

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North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-8460
Campus address: 128 Memorial Union
Physical/delivery address: NDSU Memorial Union, Fargo, ND 58105
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 5360 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Executive Commissioner of Technology

Last Updated: Thursday, May 26, 2016 5:20:39 PM