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Denise Brown
NDLTAP Program Manager
Phone: (701)328-9856
Cell: (701)220-0101
Email: denise.brown.1@ndsu.edu

Denise is the NDLTAP Program Manager. She coordinates and develops training for NDLTAP customers and makes sure their staffs are receiving the training they need and desire. Denise helps market NDLTAP training opportunities on a local, state and national level.

Denise has attended several trainings and train-the-trainer sessions on roadway safety and is currently the trainer for Roadway Safety 365. Denise's passion for roadway safety focuses on getting everyone home safely every day.

Denise has participated in the National Local Technical Assistance Association (NLTAPA) leadership track. She is the past (2017-2018) NLTAPA President. She is a member of the National Association of County Engineers (NACE) Unpaved Roads and Membership committees.


  • 2021-Present, NDLTAP Program Manager, Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute
  • 2012-2021, NDLTAP Training Coordinator, Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute
  • 2007-2012, NDLTAP Administrative Assistant, Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute
  • 2005-2007, State Payroll Specialist, Office of Management and Budget
  • 1990-2005, Risk Management Coordinator, Sheridan County Auditor's Office
  • 1990-2005, Deputy Auditory/Administrative Assistant, Sheridan County Auditor's Office


  • B.S., Management, University of Mary, 2011

Professional Memberships/Affiliations

  • NLTAPA President
  • National LTAP/TTAP Strategic Planning committee member
  • American Public Works Association
  • National Association of County Engineers (NACE)
  • NACE Safety Committee
  • North Dakota Association of County Engineers
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