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Profiles in Service - Nov. 26, 2018

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Charlotte Sandvik

Board Member

Treasurer, Cass County, N.D.

Number of years involved in NACo: 22

Years in public service: 28    

Occupation: Cass County treasurer

Education: Business college 

Three people (living or dead) I’d invite to dinner are: My dad, my mother and Ronald Reagan.

A dream I have is to: Leave the country a better place than when I was first elected in 1990.

You’d be surprised to learn that I: Was a pretty good athlete.

The most adventurous thing I’ve ever done is: Run for president of the Fargo Jaycees Women. 

My favorite way to relax is to: Read and enjoy my time at my place at the resort.    

I’m most proud of: Starting a Cass County Youth Commission 14 years ago to teach high school students about local government.

Every morning I read: The Fargo Forum. 

My favorite movie is: Doctor Zhivago.  

My favorite meal is: Italian food.    

My pet peeve is: People who are always late to meetings or events.

My motto is: “Service to humanity is the best work of life.”

My favorite music is: Music from the 1960s, ‘70s and ‘80s.   

My favorite U.S. president is: Ronald Reagan. 

My county is a member of NACo because: We understand the benefits of NACo and the great service they do, not only for education, but also for all the different services that can help counties.

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