David Sprynczynatyk, Bismarck, is a retired adjutant general for the state of North Dakota (ND). He was responsible for leading 4,400 ND National Guard Soldiers, Airmen, and 1,100 full-time employees of the Bismarck-based Office of the Adjutant General, carrying out state and federal missions. Sprynczynatyk served as director of the ND Department of Emergency Services, including the Department of Homeland Security and the Division of State Radio for local, state and federal disaster response efforts. He currently serves as the president of the Northern Lights Boy Scout Council and as the chairman of the ND Water Coalition. He has served as treasurer of the Adjutants General Association of the United States, finance vice president of the Northern Lights Council of the Boy Scouts of America, and was a board member and founding member of the Gateway to Science. He has also served or been a member of the National Guard Association of the United States, the National Guard Officers Association of ND, the National and ND Water Users Associations, the National and ND Society of Professional Engineers, the American and the Western Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, the Far West Rotary Club, and served as hospitality minister at the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit. Sprynczynatyk earned a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from North Dakota State University. He has served on the Board since 2013.