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What is the Health, Tech & Trades Career Expo?

This event is designed to promote careers in the health, technical and trades industries to 9th graders in Fargo, Moorhead, West Fargo and area rural, public and private schools. However, these interactive exhibits are engaging for all ages! Interested Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors and their parens are also invited to attend during regular exhibition hours.


The 14th annual Health, Tech & Trades Career Expo will take place at the Fargodome on Thursday, December 1, 2016.

Our Mission

Our Mission is to: Expose students to occupational opportunities available in the health, technology and trade industries in our region through hands on experiences.

Expo Steering Committee

Mark Dougherty
Chair, AGC of North Dakota

Melissa Anderson 

Co-Chair, Shanley High School


Committee Members

Penny Aipperspach, Sheyenne High School
Angela Boser, Expo Marketing Coordinator
Lisa Christianson, Fargo South High School
Brenda Cornell, Job Service ND
Lori Dauner, West Fargo High School
David DeMuth, Valley City State University
Jenny Erickson, Home Builders Association of Fargo-Moorhead
Tifanie Gelinske, Greater Fargo Moorhead EDC
Denis Jonas, Fargo Public Schools Career & Technical Education
Mandy Orth Gibney, Fargo North High School
Lynsey Rittenbach, North Dakota State College of Science
Mark Wentz, Graybar Electric Company, Inc
Alison Zima, South East Education Cooperative