|North Dakota State Senate District 11|
|December 1, 2014|
|Years in position||27|
|Per diem||Up to $1,351/month for lodging|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||North Dakota State University, 1971|
|Master's||University of Nebraska Lincoln, 1980|
|Birthday||April 19, 1950|
|Place of birth||Edgeley, ND|
|Profession||Director, Public Policy, Prairie Saint John's Hospital|
Mathern was a child welfare caseworker at Catholic Family Service from 1973 to 1978. He worked as a Supervisor of Social Services at the same agency from 1978 to 1994. He then worked as Catholic Family Service(Catholic Charities)Family Life Director, Development Director, and Executive Director until 1999. He has been an Administrator for Nativity Church from 2000 to 2006. Since 2006 he has been Director of Public Policy and Nonprofit Development for Prairie Saint John's hospital in Fargo ND.
Mathern has held national positions in the National Association of Family Life Ministry, Council of State Governments and has been a Bush Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government. In 2009 he received the Grassroots Advocacy Award from the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems.
Mathern earned his BA in Sociology from North Dakota State University in 1971. He received his Master's in Social Work, MSW,from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, in 1980. He then earned his Master's in Public Administration, MPA, from Harvard University in Cambridge MA in 2000.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Mathern served on the following committees:
|North Dakota Committee Assignments, 2013|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Mathern served on these committees:
|North Dakota Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Human Services|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Mathern served on these committees:
|North Dakota Committee Assignments, 2009|
|North Dakota Senate General Election, District 11 (2010)|
On November 7, 2006, Mathern was re-elected to the 11th District Seat in the North Dakota State Senate, besting Daniel Narloch (R).  Mathern raised $6,568 for his campaign, while Narloch raised $1,000. 
|North Dakota Senate, District 11 (2008)|
|Tim Mathern (D)||2,746|
|Daniel Narloch (R)||1,296|
In 2010, Mathern received $6,051 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|North Dakota State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Tim Mathern's campaign in 2010|
|North Dakota Senate Democratic-NPL Caucus||$750|
|Friends Of Byron Dorgan||$500|
|North Dakota Chiropractic Association||$500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$6,051|
In 2006, Mathern collected $6,568 in donations.
These were the largest contributors.
|JNORTH DAKOTA SENATE DEMOCRATIC-NPL CAUCUS||$1,000|
|NORTH DAKOTA CHIROPRACTIC ASSOCIATION||$650|
|MATHERN, VICTOR & TERRY||$543|
Mathern and his wife Lorene have four adult children. Lorene is employed with the public school system. Reba is married to Scott and they have two children. Tonya is married to Joe and they have two children. Josh is married to Hope. Zach attends NDSU.
Mathern serves on a number of boards and commissions including the Bush Foundation and the School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
- Tim Mathern's official campaign website
- Biography from the North Dakota State Senate website
- Legislative profile Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 1998
- Tim Mathern on Facebook
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