Commissioner Ryan Brunner

Staff

Renee Knapp

Renee Knapp
Investment Officer

My name is Renee Knapp and I am the Investment Officer for School and Public Lands. My responsibilities include the daily recording of land and mineral payments to schools and endowed institutions. I also administer loan and contract payments, as well as drafting new patents for paid contracts.

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Cammie Schmidt

Cammie Schmidt
Administrative Assistant

My name is Cammie Schmidt and I am the Administrative Assistant of School and Public Lands. My responsibilities include answering all incoming phone calls; greeting visitors to our main office; handling all incoming and outgoing mail and maintaining our staff calendar and schedules. Additional duties include the maintenance of the clearing account and checks received

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Treyton Kost-Hillmer

Treyton Kost-Hillmer
GIS specialist and Oil, Gas, & Minerals Agent

My name is Treyton Kost-Hillmer. I am the GIS specialist and the Oil, Gas, & Minerals Agent. My primary responsibilities include management of mineral holdings, conducting oil & gas and mineral lease auctions, and recording lease & royalty payments. I I also works with the Surface Agent on damage and reclamation issues.

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Mike Cornelison

Mike Cornelison
Land Agent

My name is Mike Cornelison and I am the Surface Agent for School and Public Lands. My primary role is the management of all surface holdings, which includes weed and pest control. I am responsible for conducting surface lease auctions, as well as overseeing dam inspections and right-of-ways, on school and public land. Additional duties include working with our Minerals Agent, on damage and reclamation issues. I am the contact person for hunting and recreation inquiries, regarding land managed by our office.

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Mike Lauritsen

Mike Lauritsen
Deputy Commissioner

My name is Mike Lauritsen and I am the Deputy Commissioner for School and Public Lands. My primary role is to manage daily operations of the office. My duties include overseeing the operating budget, finance and lobbying issues, human resources and assisting with policy issues. Additionally, I am authorized to act on behalf of the commissioner in his absence.

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