Staff And Board

2017 Board of Directors


President – Charley Poytner, Atos

Treasurer – Tiffany Lawrence, Sanford Health

Secretary – Kelly Messerschmidt, Bell State Bank


Kirsten Jensen, Next Action Digital

Linda O’Halloran, retired

Brad Kraft, Ascensus Trust Company

Shauna Wimer, Midco

Jean Zimmerman – RDO Equipment Co.

Mary Ellen Rolfson, West Acres Development

Timothy Sayler, Essentia Health

Monica McConkey, Prairie St. Johns

Trina Michels, Eide Bailly

Aubrey Zuger, Fredrikson & Byron

Jonathan O’Keefe, McDonalds – Grand Forks

LuAnne Brosz – Dale Carnegie of ND and NW MN

Staff Members

All staff members may be reached at 701-232-3980 or by email. (listed below)

Jill Christopher

Jill Christopher
Executive Director

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Erica Johnsrud
Development Director

Caitlin Rakow
Director of Operations

Ashley Petersen
North House Manager

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Kelly Binfet
Community Outreach Coordinator

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Alexis Schermer
Development Coordinator

Resident Managers – Part time Staff

Resident Manager

Resident Manager