Hoeven: Lance Yohe Confirmed to Serve on International Joint Commission

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today issued the following statement after the Senate unanimously approved the nomination of Fargo’s Lance Yohe to serve on the International Joint Commission (IJC) – U.S. Section. 

“Lance Yohe brings three decades of experience to the IJC,” said Hoeven. “Lance has a solid understanding of the importance of water supply and management practices, and will ensure that the interests of our state and nation are well-represented on the commission.”

The IJC is responsible for preventing and resolving disputes over cross-border water rights between the U.S. and Canada. Hoeven worked to get Yohe’s nomination approved, outlining his long service in water management and the need for a representative experienced in western states’ water rights.