Lance Gaebe has more than 25 years of experience working with state and federal officials, most recently as the N.D. Commissioner of University and School Lands, a role he held from 2010-2017. Previously, he served as a senior advisor to then-Governor Hoeven in the areas of agriculture, energy, environment, and economic development. Prior to his experience in the public sector, Lance operated an association management firm specializing in ag-related organizations. He holds a bachelor of science degree and a master of business administration degree from North Dakota State University.
In his free time, Lance enjoys the lake, family activities and working on his part-time farm. He is originally from New Salem, N.D.