Board & Staff

Board of Directors

Our board represents a cross-section of our region and communities and has a passion for our organization and those we serve. The members work hard to ensure long-term sustainability of the organization and oversee that the funds raised directly impact our region.

  • Barb Fabre

    BECKER COUNTY including WHITE EARTH NATION
    Barb Fabre, chief executive officer
    Indigenous Visioning LLC

  • Yoke Sim Gunaratne

    CLAY COUNTY
    Yoke Sim Gunaratne, executive director
    Cultural Diversity Resources

  • Nicole Fernholz

    DOUGLAS COUNTY
    Nicole Fernholz, executive director 
    Living Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission

  • Larry Doss

    DOUGLAS/POPE COUNTY
    Larry Doss, vice president/agricultural lender, Glenwood State Bank
    Douglas County resident

  • OTTER TAIL COUNTY
    Sue Huebsch, business owner, Goose Group, Inc., Perham

  • Mark Helland

    OTTER TAIL COUNTY
    Mark Helland, retired, former vp of Customer Service
    Otter Tail Power Co.

  • John Dahlseng

    POPE COUNTY
    John Dahlseng
    Former owner, current product designer - LMC Enterprises

  • STEVENS COUNTY
    Sue Bruer, business manager
    Common Cup

  • Steve Kent

    WILKIN COUNTY
    Steve Kent
    Retired, sunflower product specialist consultant for Nuseed

  • BECKER COUNTY
    Jackie Buboltz, Mission Integration Director
    Essentia Health