Julie Mohler Elected APUC Chair
Posted on February 10, 2000
BISMARCK, ND � Julie Mohler, Bismarck, has been elected the new chair of the North Dakota Agricultural Products Utilization Commission (APUC). Mohler replaces Kevin Pifer who resigned as chairman of the board in October of last year.
Gov. Ed Schafer appointed Mohler to the APUC board in 1994 as one of his business appointments, and since then, Mohler has chaired the commission�s Executive Committee, responsible for reviewing the projects submitted for funding.
�I am committed to APUC�s mission of creating new wealth and jobs through the new and expanded use of North Dakota�s agricultural products,� Mohler said. �I look forward to leading the commission as we work to develop new value-added agricultural opportunities for the state.�
Mohler has owned a small business for the past 21 years and is currently an investment executive with US Bancorp Piper Jaffray in Bismarck.
APUC is a division of the state Economic Development and Finance Department and administers five grant programs for researching and developing new and expanded uses for North Dakota agricultural products: basic and applied research, marketing and utilization, cooperative marketing, farm diversification, and agricultural prototype.
For more information, contact: Lance Gaebe, (701) 328-5350.
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