Letter: Candidate Goettle promotes efficiency, government accountability
Shane Goettle is a candidate for the North Dakota House of Representative which is being vacated by Rep. Rick Berg.
Shane was born and raised at Donnybrook and is a graduate of Stanley High School, North Dakota State University in Fargo, and the Hamline University School of Law specializing in agriculture, business and constitutional law.
Throughout Goettle’s career in public service he has remained committed to promoting efficiency and government accountability.
Goettle has been involved in a variety of endeavors that has widened his experience. He was a sales associate for DowElanco, assisted with 4-H judging, was a law clerk for the attorney general, and was a partner in a law firm in Minot. His family still owns and operates a gravel business in Stanley.
Goettle’s public service career began in the Bush administration where he served as chief of staff to the undersecretary for Rural Development at the U.S. Department of Agriculture and directed activities for 47 state directors.
He also managed and was counsel for rural housing programs for the USDA. In 2005, he was appointed as the head of the North Dakota Department of Commerce where he helped to expand state exports, chaired an Energy Commission, promoted entrepreneurism and supported a thriving business climate.
He then managed state-wide campaign offices for U.S. Sen. John Hoeven. More recently he was the chairman of District 31 republicans until deciding to run for the U.S. House position.
Goettle, his wife, Brenda, and their six children live near Mandan where he owns cattle and remains active in the family gravel business. He and his family are active in community, church and school activities.
His dedication and wide experience will enable him to effectively advocate for pro-growth policies such as jobs and energy while attempting to reduce the national debt. He is driven by faith, family and freedom.
I strongly urge you to give him your support for the U.S. House of Representatives. He has my vote. Why not give him yours?
Marlene Kouba, Regent