RRRDC Board of Authority


The Red River Regional Dispatch Center (RRRDC) Board of Authority is responsible for the overall policy and direction of the Center and delegates responsibility for the day to day operations to the Center Director. The Chair and Vice Chair positions are rotated between the ND and MN members.


Clay County Sheriff  Mark Empting (Chair) 

Fargo Fire Chief Steve Dirksen  (Vice Chair)

Clay County Police Agencies – Hawley Police Chief Joe Backlund

Moorhead Police Chief Shannon Monroe

Cass County Sheriff  Jesse Jahner

West Fargo Police Chief Denis Otterness

Moorhead Fire Chief Rich Duysen 

 Fargo Police Chief  David Zibolski 

FMA Senior Director Tim Meyer