The City of Fargo will host a COVID-19 Economic Roundtable along with other metro governments and regional business leaders. The roundtable will begin at 1 p.m. on March 26 at Fargo City Hall.

Speakers will include:

Fargo Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney

Cass County Commission Chair Chad Peterson

West Fargo Commission President Bernie Dardis

West Fargo Planning and Zoning Director Tim Solberg

Downtown Community Partnership President/CEO Melissa Brandt

Moorhead Mayor Johnathan Judd

Downtown Moorhead Inc. President/CEO Derrick LaPoint

Greater FM Economic Development Corporation President/CEO Joe Raso

Microsoft Fargo Site Leader/Senior Director Sandi Piatz

Bremer Bank Senior Region President Judd Graham

Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce Vice-President of Finance and Operations/Interim CEO Jim Parsons

FM Convention and Visitors’ Bureau President/CEO Charley Johnson

Home Builder’s Association of Fargo-Moorhead CEO Bryce Johnson

Emerging Prairie Executive Director Greg Tehven

Speakers will provide information on the business community’s response to challenges presented by the COVID-19 Pandemic, in addition to identifying resources available to the workforce and businesses.

In an effort to exercise Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines pertaining to social distancing, members of the public and media will not be admitted into the Commission Chambers facility during the roundtable. Interested parties are encouraged to watch the briefing via a livestream hosted on the City of Fargo’s Facebook and Twitter accounts, on the web at or via the Fargo Access Channel 56.