Our Team

Our team at Catholic Charities North Dakota is dedicated to serving others. Learn more about them by reading their bios below.

Management Team

Donna Byzewski
Guardianship Director
Fargo

Kris Haycraft
PPAS Director
Fargo

Kara Eastlund
AASK Adoption Program Director
Fargo

Dianne Nechiporenko
Executive Director
Fargo

Chad Prososki
Director of Development
Fargo

Vicki Schlenker
Development of Finance & IT
Fargo

Staff
Grand Forks

Marisa Austinson
AASK Adoption Worker
Grand Forks

Michele Burger
Guardianship Worker
Grand Forks

Kathy Myklebust
Guardianship Support Staff
Grand Forks

Suzanne Netzer
Guardianship Worker
Grand Forks

Jill Erickson
AASK Administrative Support
Grand Forks

Molly Schaefer
AASK Adoption Supervisor
Grand Forks

Megan Robbins
AASK Adoption Worker
Grand Forks

Dr. Kenneth Flanagan
Clinical Therapist
Grand Forks

Grafton

Megan Clapp
Guardianship Worker
Grafton

Langdon

Barb Boesl
Clinical Therapist
Langdon

Williston

Tara Olson
AASK Adoption Worker
Williston

Devils Lake

Barb Reed
AASK Adoption Worker
Devils Lake

Bismarck

Talia Biederstedt
Guardianship Worker
Bismarck

Tami Christianson
Clinical Therapist
Bismarck

Kristal Huntley-Egemo
PPAS Social Worker
Bismarck

Sara Pachl
Guardianship Support Staff
Bismarck

Whitney Rath-Wald
Guardianship Worker
Bismarck

Josh Schlichenmayer
Guardianship Worker
Bismarck

Dodge

Tarri Joki
Guardianship Worker
Dodge

Minot

Patience Boesl
Guardianship Worker
Minot

Jeanne Helmers
Guardianship Support Staff
Minot

Ashley Mickelsen
Guardianship Worker
Minot

Brian Osvold
Guardianship Worker
Minot

Kristie Urness
PPAS Social Worker
Minot

Doreen Cerkowniak
AASK Adoption Supervisor
Minot

Fargo

Jennifer Anderson
Clinical Therapist
Fargo

Marjorie Baumgartner-Hill
Clinical Therapist
Fargo

Tracy Buckmeier
Guardianship Worker
Fargo

Kelsey Buss
WWK Recruiter
Fargo

Sue Dokken
Guardianship Worker
Fargo

Joan Edwards
Development Associate
Fargo

Joyce Flaig
Guardianship Support Staff
Fargo

Nancy Germain
AASK Adoption Worker
Fargo

Amanda Havelange
Administrative Assistant
Fargo

Bethany Ill
WWK Recruiter 
Fargo

Dana Johnson
AASK Administrative Support
Fargo

Karla Johnson
Guardianship Supervisor
Fargo

Angie Jokela
AASK Administrative Support
Fargo

Tesia Miller
AASK Adoption Worker
Fargo

Liz Parries
Accounting Specialist 
Fargo

Sara Renfrew
AASK Adoption Worker
Fargo

Annie Retka
Assistant Director of Development 
Fargo

Margaret Rundlett-Doom
Guardianship Worker
Fargo

Kristin Russell
PPAS Support Staff
Fargo

Shawna Steen
Guardianship Worker
Fargo

Samantha Watson
PPAS Social Worker
Fargo

Board of Directors
  • Bishop John T. Folda – Diocese of Fargo
  • Bishop David Kagan – Diocese of Bismarck
  • Steven Lies – Chairman, Wahpeton
  • Aaron Krauter – Vice Chairman, West Fargo
  • Rev. William Gerlach – Secretary, Oakes
  • Kaylin Frappier – Treasurer, Fargo
  • Rev. James Ermer – Liaison to Bishop Folda, Casselton
  • Ron Schatz – Liaison to Bishop Kagan, Bismarck
  • Liz Sillers – Langdon
  • Julie Jacobson – Mandan
  • Dianne Allmaras – New Rockford
  • Jana Heen – Bismarck
  • Diane Weir – Medora
  • Roxana Gayton – Bismarck
  • Rev. Shane Campbell – Mandan
  • Lynn Davis – Belcourt
  • Sr. Maura DeCrans, PBVM-Fargo
  • Deacon Anthony Ternes – Mandan
  • Alice Hoffert – Grand Forks
  • Dr. Diane Fladeland- Bismarck
  • Dianne Nechiporenko – Ex Officio, Fargo