- Doug Burgum, Governor
- Wayne Stenehjem, Attorney General
- Doug Goehring, Agriculture Commissioner
Lynn D. Helms, Ph.D., Director Department of Mineral Resources
Lynn earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. Lynn has served as Director of the North Dakota Industrial Commission Oil & Gas Division since July 1998, then Director of the Department of Mineral Resources since it was formed in July 2005.
Bruce E. Hicks, Assistant Director Oil and Gas Division
Bruce Hicks has an Engineering Degree from the University of North Dakota. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the state and has been employed with the ND Industrial Commission for many years. He has held several positions, including Water Injection Supervisor, and Manager of Horizontal Drilling, and currently serves as the Assistant Director of the Oil and Gas Division.
Edward C. Murphy, Assistant Director of Geological Survey, State Geologist
Edward C. Murphy has a B.S. in Geology and an M.S. in Geology from the University of North Dakota. He has worked as a geologist for the North Dakota Geological Survey and the Department of Mineral Resources for 43 years and 19 as State Geologist.