Cody Schulz, the catastrophe restoration chief for the state Division of Emergency Providers, will succeed Greg Wilz, who’s retiring after greater than 12 years within the position. Schulz will oversee the Division of Homeland Safety inside the division and can function the state’s homeland safety advisor.
Schulz is a Morton County commissioner and served as its chairman in 2016 and 2017. The governor’s workplace in a information launch stated he “performed an integral position in serving to to deliver the Dakota Entry Pipeline state of affairs to a peaceable decision.”
“Cody has a confirmed monitor document of managing disaster conditions with sound judgment and powerful communication expertise,” Burgum stated in a press release. “His in depth expertise in main employees via disasters and dealing collaboratively with a number of stakeholders all through the state will profit North Dakotans in occasions of disaster and calm.”