North Dakota University System
Military, Veterans & Families

VA Certifying Officials


Certifying officials are campus representatives authorized to sign and submit forms to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs on behalf of veterans, active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members and their dependents. Certifying officials verify enrollment, document changes in status and report circumstances affecting benefits.


Certifying Officials on University System Campuses
Jaime Lawler Bismarck State College
April Abrahamson Dakota College at Bottineau
Johnna Douthit Dickinson State University
Dan Johnson Lake Region State College
Christine Blanchfield Lake Region State College
Mindy O'Connor Mayville State University
Andrew Pflipsen Mayville State University
Andy Heitkamp Minot State University
Mindy Manock Tayer North Dakota State College of Science
Scott Fuller North Dakota State University
Carol Anson University of North Dakota
Leslie Kalmbach Valley City State University
Crystal Hotchkiss Williston State College

For additional assistance or information, contact the Fargo ND Department of Veteran Affairs Office with questions at (701) 239-7165, State Approving Agency.




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