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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.

You can reach Commissioner Piepkorn by email at or by phone at (701) 809-5449.


Commissioner Dave Piepkorn