NDHP Leadership

Colonel Brandon Solberg began his career with the North Dakota Highway Patrol in 1999 as a trooper stationed in Grafton before transferring to Grand Forks.  In 2005 he was promoted to a regional sergeant in Fargo.  In 2007 he was promoted to the rank of lieutenant and served as the planning and property officer in Bismarck.  In 2011 he was promoted to the rank of captain and served as the support services director.  In 2014 he was promoted to the rank of major and served as the chief of staff.  On July 1, 2018, he was appointed superintendent by Governor Doug Burgum.

 

Solberg received an associate’s degree in law enforcement from Alexandria (MN) Technical College and a bachelor’s degree in social science from the University of North Dakota.  He is a 2006 graduate of Northwestern University’s School of Police Staff and Command.

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Colonel Brandon Solberg

Superintendent

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Major Aaron Hummel began his career with the North Dakota Highway Patrol in 1999 as a trooper stationed in Grafton before transferring to Grand Forks.  He was promoted to regional sergeant in 2007 in Grand Forks.  He was promoted to the rank of lieutenant in 2011 and served as the Southeast Regional Commander before transferring to the Northeast Regional Commander position.  In 2013 he was promoted to rank of captain and served as the Administrative Services Division Commander.  He was promoted to the rank of Major in 2018, where he currently serves as the highway patrol’s Chief of Staff.  His responsibilities include planning, directing, and oversight of staff and activities within the Administrative Services Division, Support Services Division, and Finance.

 

Hummel received a Bachelor of Science degree in Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences from North Dakota State University.  He is a 2009 graduate of Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command.  He also achieved certification as a Senior Certified Professional (SCP) through the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) in 2017.

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Major Aaron Hummel

Chief of Staff

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Major Tom Iverson began his career with the North Dakota Highway Patrol in 2004.  He was promoted to regional sergeant in 2010 and appointed as the agency’s Safety and Education Officer in 2012.  He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in 2014 and to the rank of Captain in 2017 where he served as the Support Services Division Commander.  He was promoted to the rank of Major in 2018, where he currently serves as the highway patrol’s Chief of Operations.  His responsibilities include the planning, directing, and oversight of staff and activities within field operations. 

 

Iverson received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Jamestown College.  He is a 2012 graduate of Leadership in Police Organizations and a 2016 graduate of the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command.  He also received a Masters Degree in Management from the University of Mary.

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Major Tom Iverson

Chief of Operations