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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

Tifanie Gelinske
Chair, Greater Fargo Moorhead EDC
Penny Aipperspach
Co-Chair, West Fargo Public Schools

Committee Members

Melissa Anderson, Shanley Highschool
Leah Baker, Stoneridge Software
Angela Boser, Consultant
Jody Breker, North Dakota State College of Science
Brenda Cornell, Job Service ND
Mark Dougherty, AGC of North Dakota
Teri Dobbs, Greater Fargo Moorhead EDC
Jenny Erickson, Home Builders Association of Fargo-Moorhead
Denis Jonas, Fargo Public Schools
Alison Streyle, South East Education Cooperative
Heather Schimke, Cat Reman Drivetrain LLC
Mark Wentz, Graybar Electric Company, Inc