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Mike Hulett

Columnist

Born in Illinois, Mike graduated from high school in Wisconsin and moved to Moorhead with his family. A University of Minnesota graduate, he served in the Navy during the Vietnam War.

Mike has 40+ years experience in human resources management, creating the City of Moorhead HR department, serving as HR Executive at Fargo Clinic/MeritCare Health System, and teaching management/supervisory workshops for the University of Minnesota Employer Education Service and other clients.

He was a charter member and a past-president of the Fargo-Moorhead Area Human Resources Association and a past national president of the Human Resources Society, Medical Group Management Association. Mike has been guest speaker at national conferences of the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration and the Human Resources Society of the Medical Group Management Association.

He volunteered in the Clay County Police Reserve, earned a part-time Minnesota peace officer license, then served many years as a part-time deputy sheriff with the Clay County Sheriff’s Office.

Mike was elected to the Moorhead School Board for two terms, was Chair of the Board for one year, and was also elected to the Moorhead City Council for one term.

He assisted in merging the Fargo and Moorhead Chambers of Commerce and served as first Board Chair. He was part of the team that earned All America City status for Fargo and Moorhead. Gov. Dayton appointed Mike a Commissioner on the Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission. He is an active bike rider in the F-M area and Minnesota.

Mike is a 30-year volunteer on the Fargo AirSho Committee. An avid videographer, he has produced many DVDs of weddings and special events for family and friends over the years. His current passion is drone videography of regional parks and trails.

Janie and Mike have five sons and four grandchildren.

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