Senator Hoeven’s Chief of Staff Ali Aafedt and NDBA ED Beth Helfrich discuss Issues affecting ND Broadcasters at NAB reception at Union Station.


From Left to right – Kris Cramer, wife of Senator Kevin Cramer, NDBA
Counsel Jack McDonald, Senator Kevin Cramer, NAB President Gordon Smith, and NDBA ED Beth Helfrich at NAB reception at Union Station


ND Broadcasters from Midwest
Communications Peter Tanz
and Dan Cash visiting Trump Hotel
NDBA Counsel Jack McDonald
and NDBA Chairman Dan Cash
visit our Nation’s Capital from
the outside

In the North Dakota State Legislature, NDBA members are strongly represented by attorney Jack McDonald, NDBA appointed officers and the NDBA Executive Director, Beth A. Helfrich. They tirelessly fight to maintain open meetings and open records, keep taxes off advertising and maintain the legality of advertising all types of products, goods and services.

On the federal level the NDBA Executive Director, Board of Directors, & members work closely with NAB members and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) to inform our Congressional Delegation on issues of importance to broadcasters.  As ND Broadcasters face the challenges and opportunities confronting our industry in 2017, we are here to assist you. With Public affairs programming, issue advocacy, regulatory advice, community service and much more, your NDBA is working on your behalf. From Bismarck to Washington, D.C. your NDBA represents your interests and ensures our elected representatives understand the vital service you provide to their constituents.

Political Broadcast Catechism Handbooks, 18th edition,  are available at

Contact ND Members of Congress:

Senator John Hoeven
338 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Senator Kevin Cramer
B40C Dirksen Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Congressman Kelly Armstrong
1004 Longworth Office Building
Washington, DC 20515