Nick Archuleta currently serves as the first President of North Dakota United (NDU) (formerly the North Dakota Education Association), which is an affiliate of both the National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers. He was elected in 2013.
Born in San Francisco and raised in New Mexico, Colorado, and North Dakota, Archuleta began his teaching career in Minnesota where he was very involved in his local. Upon returning to North Dakota, Archuleta remained involved in his union, serving in many capacities at the state and local level.
In addition, Archuleta serves on the NEA MLT/WLT planning team as well as the NEA Human and Civil Rights committee. As an enrolled member of the Three Affiliated Tribes, he is especially proud to serve on these two important councils.
Archuleta also served on the NDEA Board of Directors and is former Vice Chairman of the Education Standards and Practices Board having been appointed by former Governor John Hoeven as well as by Governor Jack Dalrymple.
Archuleta is devoted to Mary Pat Archuleta, the Director of choral music at Century High School in Bismarck. They are the proud parents of three talented daughters and one outstanding son.