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Mary Kathryn Heitkamp Edit Profile

also known as Heidi Heitkamp

Lawyer , state tax commissioner

Mary Kathryn Heitkamp, American state tax commissioner, lawyer. Bar: North Dakota, United States District Court North Dakota. Toll fellow Council State Governments, 1986; recipient Young Achiever award National Council Women, 1987. Crusade chairperson American Cancer Society, North Dakota, since 1988. Member Federation Tax Administrators, Midwestern States Association Tax Administrators, North Dakota Bar Association.

Background

Heitkamp, Mary Kathryn was born on October 30, 1955 in Breckenridge, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of Raymond Bernard and Doreen LaVonne (Berg) Heitkamp.

Education

Bachelor, University North Dakota, 1977. Juris Doctor, Lewis and Clark Law School, 1980.

Career

Executive director, N.W. Environmental Defense Center, Portland, Oregon, 1978-1979;research assistant, Natural Resources Law Institute, Portland, Oregon, 1979;attorney enforcement division, Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, 1980-1981;assistant attorney general, Office North Dakota State Tax Commissioner, Bismarck, North Dakota, 1981-1985;administrative counsel, Office North Dakota State Tax Commission, Bismarck, 1985-1986;tax commissioner, State of North Dakota, Bismarck, since 1986. Vice-chairman Multistate Tax Commission, 1987-1988, chairman 1988-1989.

Achievements

  • Bar: North Dakota, United States District Court North Dakota.

Membership

Crusade chairperson American Cancer Society, North Dakota, since 1988. Member Federation Tax Administrators, Midwestern States Association Tax Administrators, North Dakota Bar Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: triathlon competitions, racquetball, biking, softball, running.

Connections

Married Darwin K. Lange, June 9, 1984. Children: Alethea Ruth, Nathan Dennis.

father:
Raymond Bernard Heitkamp

mother:
Doreen LaVonne (Berg) Heitkamp

spouse:
Darwin K. Lange

children:
Alethea Ruth Heitkamp

Nathan Dennis Heitkamp