Dan Stenvold

Director At Large


Dan Stenvold

Dan Stenvold serves as a Director at Large on VVA’s National Board.

Stenvold served three consecutive tours in Vietnam (1969, 1970, 1971) with U.S. Army artillery units attached to the 11th Cavalry and other units.

His involvement with VVA has included service as president of the North Dakota State Council and a member of the North Dakota Coordinating Council since 1999. Stenvold was instrumental in winning $50,000 grants from the state legislature for Agent Orange education and outreach in 2013 and 2015, and has held Agent Orange roundtables in 32 of the state’s 54 counties. Stenvold serves on VVA’s Finance, Public Relations, Substance Abuse, and Suicide Prevention committees; chairs the Convention/Leadership Conference Committee; and subchairs the National Awards Committee. Stenvold is a life member of VVA, VFW, DAV, AMVETS, and the Canadian VVA, and an annual member of the American Legion.

Stenvold is now in his 11th year as the Mayor of Park River, N.D., a city of almost 1,700 with annual budgets of up to $7.5 million. He is a past president of the Red River Regional Council, a multicounty business incubator, and is on the board of the Northern Municipal Power Association. He was elected vice president and president-elect of the North Dakota League of Cities in 2017.

Stenvold has three children and seven grandchildren living in North Dakota, Minnesota, and Georgia.

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