Mark Weber

Mark Weber, NCI Director

Mark Weber, NCI Director

NCI Director

Responsibilities: Provide administrative leadership for Institute’s fiscal, personnel, and program efforts. Secure state and private funding. Lead public relations efforts with regional, national and international partners. Maintain contact with commodity groups, food processing industries, trade organizations, professional organizations, private sector representatives. Consult with NCC for Institute direction. Implement policies and procedures to comply with Institute, state, and federal regulations.

Bachelor of Science in mechanized agriculture and agronomy, North Dakota State University, Fargo, N.D.

Master of Science in agriculture economics, North Dakota State University, Fargo, N.D.

Weber has more than 18 years of experience in agricultural leadership. He served as the Executive Director for the Red River Valley Sugarbeet Growers Association (RRVSGA) for 12 years and, previous to that position, he served as the first Executive Director of the North Dakota Soybean Council and Growers Association for nearly six years.