Police Advisory & Oversight Board Members
The recommendations of board members were the collective work of the chairpersons of the Fargo Human Rights Commission and Native American Commission, along with City Administration, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and the Fargo Police Department.
Dr. Tonya Greywind
An educator, foster parent and member of a Native American family, Greywind earned a doctoral degree in educational leadership and currently works for the North Dakota Center for Distance Education as its assistant state director. As a lifelong Fargo resident, Greywind looks forward to contributing to her community’s future successes through the work on this board.
A business leader, collaborator and avid volunteer, Hogenson organized and continues to foster collaborations with formerly-incarcerated individuals to establish a support network. He seeks to understand the challenges faced by law enforcement, opportunities for continuous improvement and supporting a culture of success for all.
Dr. Joanna Johnson
A psychiatric nurse practitioner who provides mental healthcare in the outpatient and residential care settings, Johnson has served in various healthcare capacities including service to institutions such as NDSU, Sanford Health, Luther Hall and the Madison Veterans Affairs. She is looking forward to building a positive connection and rapport with members of the community and law enforcement to create new synergies and collaborations.
As a former New York Police Department and federal parks employee, King volunteered for community-based programs in New York City. The wife of a military veteran and the mother of two students enrolled in the Fargo Public School system and a currently-enlisted military son, she will strive to represent all viewpoints and opinions in this important role.
A retired U.S. Air Force veteran, Paul dedicated his adult life to serving others. With advanced degrees in public administration and political science, he brings a collaborative approach to consensus building. With a member of Paul’s family having served in law enforcement, he seeks to improve communication and understanding among residents and police.
A longtime educator in the Fargo Public Schools system, Spellerberg teaches science and math to middle school students. He enjoys working with people of all ages, cultures and social backgrounds to find practical solutions to challenges.
A design engineer and former NDSU lead research engineer, Thomas is a faith leader with a passion to understand and bridge differences. He received the 2022 Martin Luther King Radical Change Award and seeks to learn, listen and provide input into police operations. He looks forward to making a difference and adding a voice to those who feel under-represented.