Deputy Mayor & Commissioner Dave Piepkorn
Commissioner Dave Piepkorn was elected to the Fargo City Commission in June 2008 and served until 2012. He was re-elected in 2014. Piepkorn served seven years as a member of the Fargo Dome Authority.
Professional background: Commissioner Piepkorn is franchise owner of TruGreen lawn care service. The business has two locations, one in downtown Fargo and the other in Grand Forks, ND.
Educational background: Piepkorn graduated from North Dakota State University with a bachelor’s degree in 1984. He was a captain of the 1983 National Champion Football team. Piepkorn was drafted in 1984 in the 5th Round by the Cleveland Browns.
Personal: Piepkorn is a lifelong Fargo resident who attended Washington Elementary, Ben Franklin Junior High and graduated from Fargo North High in 1979. He and his wife, Vickie, were married in 1990. She is a former elementary teacher and has a Master’s degree from NDSU. The Piepkorn’s have two sons, Alex and Will. Alex attends Concordia College and plays football. Will attends Fargo North and plays wheelchair soccer with HOPE, Inc.
Hobbies: The commissioner enjoys skiing, boating, attending NDSU and Concordia football games and attending his sons’ school activities and sporting events.