Gov. Burgum appoints new Job Service North Dakota executive director

BISMARCK, N.D. - Gov. Doug Burgum has appointed Labor Commissioner Michelle Kommer to also serve as Job Service North Dakota executive director.

Kommer had already been serving as interim executive director since August.

Kommer will remain as Labor Commissioner, serving in both roles.

Burgum says consolidating leadership will save the state money and mark progress toward his efforts to reinvent government.