Ricky L. Engebretson, AIA, NCARB, of Fargo, North Dakota, is a member of the North Dakota State Board of Architecture and Landscape Architecture. Engebretson has served on NCARB committees over the last 15 years—including the Education, Practice Analysis Steering, Professional Development, and Regional Leadership committees. He has also served as Region 5’s treasurer, vice president, and president.

Engebretson is the president and CEO of the RLE Group, which was founded in 1992. The RLE Group includes five individual firms under the RLE Group with services of architecture, construction, interior design, forensic architecture, and marketing. He graduated from North Dakota State University, holds the NCARB Certificate, and is registered in North Dakota and 19 other states. He also is a licensed real estate broker in North Dakota and Minnesota, and has a Class A General Contractor License in North Dakota.