Schneider named general manager
Jasper Schneider is the new general manager of the Northern Municipal Power Agency. He replaces Darryl Tveitbakk, who retired Nov. 5, 2018. Dalene Monsebroten served as interim GM until Schneider was hired. A Fargo native, Schneider graduated from Jamestown College, which is now the University of Jamestown, and the Hamline University School of Law. Schneider comes to NMPA from the National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC), where he served as a vice president since 2015. Before that, Schneider was acting administrator of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Utilities Service. Schneider was a member of the North Dakota House of Representatives from 2006-09. He also spent time as North Dakota rural development state director for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Schneider once had a law practice. He and wife Kim have four children.