Traill County EDC Director

Ben Hershey
Chairman, City of Buxton Representative

Ben_Hershey_Bio_Pic.pngBen Hershey is the Associate VP of Weather Services Operations for Iteris, Inc. located in Grand Forks.  He has served on the Traill EDC board since 2015.

Ben is from the Minneapolis area and moved to Grand Forks in 2000 to pursue a degree in Atmospheric Sciences from the University of North Dakota.  He completed his undergraduate work in 2004 and continued on to receive his master’s degree in Atmospheric Sciences from UND in 2007.

Ben currently resides in Buxton with his wife and children where he is an active member within the community.  He is currently the President of the Buxton Improvement Group (BIG), assistant fire chief for the Buxton Fire Department, and serves as a community member on the CTE Advisory Committee at Central Valley School.