Judi Paukert - CEM Executive Board Member
Community Relations Manager for Xcel Energy, Grand Forks, ND
Judi has been with Xcel Energy over 30 years and has held various positions. She was raised in East Grand Forks, MN and has lived in Grand Forks, ND, since receiving her BSBA from the University of North Dakota. In 2007 she was named the Volunteer Developer of the Year for Economic Development by Governor John Hoeven. In 2013 she was the recipient of the Henry Havig Award for Community Service, the most prestigious recognition given by the Grand Forks/East Grand Forks Chamber of Commerce. Judi has chaired the North Dakota Economic Development Foundation Board, the Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corporation, the Grand Forks Chamber of Commerce, Altru Health System and the Grand Forks East Grand Forks & Area United Way Campaign. She currently serves as Chair of the Grand Forks East Grand Forks & Area United Way and the Grand Forks Economic Development Corporation Community Leaders; and is a member of the North Dakota Economic Development Foundation Board, the Grand Forks Region Economic Development Advisory Board, Altru Health System Corporate Board, University of North Dakota Fellows and the Greater Grand Forks Young Professionals Advisory Board.