Chris Boerboom is the new director of the North Dakota State University Extension Service.
Boerboom replaces Duane Hauck, who retired at the end of 2011 after 35 1/2 years with the NDSU Extension Service. Boerboom served as interim Extension director for the last 4 1/2 months.
Boerboom earned a bachelor's degree in agronomy and agricultural economics in 1984, a master's degree in agronomy in 1987 and a doctorate in agronomy in 1989, all from the University of Minnesota. Before coming to NDSU, Boerboom was an Extension weed specialist in the Agronomy Department at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.