Board Members

Board Members

The board consists of seven members appointed by the governor. Four members are licensed practicing addiction counselors, two members are laypersons, and one member is a licensed addiction counselor in private practice. The governor shall appoint board members for three-year terms, but no person may be appointed to serve for more than two consecutive terms.

The board annually elects from its membership a chairperson, a vice chairperson, and a treasurer at the fourth quarter meeting. The board may hire a secretary at its discretion.


  • Jeremy Traen

Vice Chair

  • Leslie Bakken Oliver

Board Members

  • Peggy Stenehjem-Titus
  • Courtney Burgad-Wifall
  • Elsie Motter
  • Karalee Harper
  • (Vacant Position – Layperson)


For more information about board members, term information or to apply for the board, click here.