Tim Mathern is a lifelong North Dakota resident who grew up on a farm near Edgeley, and currently lives in Fargo. Since 1986 he has served the citizens of District 11 in the State Senate.
Senator Mathern serves on many boards and committees including Prairie Roots Food Co-op; the Suicide Prevention Coalition; and the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences.
Senator Mathern is married with four grown children, three married and one single. He has five living grandchildren.