About Us

Board of Directors

The Bis-Man Transit Board oversees the operation of the paratransit and CAT bus systems in Bismarck and Mandan. Up to 9 members comprise the board and each member serves a three-year term. A third of the Board is up for election at the Annual Board meeting in April each year. Current board members elect new members when there is a vacancy and officers are also chosen by the board. The Bis-Man Transit Board has a wide variety of people representing various interests and occupations in the communities.

To Apply

Board Member Applicants:If you would like to apply to serve on the Bis-Man Transit Board, please submit the application through our site or fill out this form and mail or deliver it to 3750 East Rosser Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58501.

Current Board Members:

  • Shauna Laber, President
  • Lynn Wolf, Vice President
  • DeNae Kautzmann, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Glenn Lauinger
  • Lacey Long
  • Royce Schultze
  • Karel Sovak
  • Steve Heydt
  • Helen Baumgartner

Meeting Information

Regular Transit Board meetings are held monthly at 11:30 a.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month (except in November and December, when meetings are held on the third Thursday) , at the Bis-Man Transit Center's Training Room (3750 East Rosser Avenue in Bismarck). The annual meeting is held the fourth Thursday of April.

2021 Transit Board Meeting Dates: January 28, February 25, March 25, April 22, May 27, June 24, August 26, September 23, October 28, November 29, and December 16.

The November, 2021 Regular Board meeting will be held on Monday, November 29th, 2021 at 11:30AM.

To view upcoming meeting information, click here.


Meetings will be hosted via conference call. If you wish to attend, please call our administrative office at 701.258.6817 for call in information.

Agendas & Minutes

The Bis-Man Transit Board traditionally approves the previous month's minutes at each Transit Board meeting . Agendas can be published prior to upcoming meetings, but are subject to change.