Our Team

Our team at Catholic Charities North Dakota is dedicated to serving others. See our list of service providers below to find one near you!

Management Team

Donna Byzewski
Director of Guardianship Division – Intellectual Disabilities 
Fargo

Kara Eastlund
Director of AASK Adoption Program 
Fargo

Kim Fritel

Kim Fritel
Director of Counseling
Fargo

Kris Haycraft
Director of PPAS Program
Fargo

Shannon Henrickson
Director of Guardianship Services -Vulnerable 
Fargo

Dianne Nechiporenko
Executive Director
Fargo

Chad Prososki
Director of Development
Fargo

Vicki Schlenker
Director of Finance & IT
Fargo

Staff
Grand Forks

Michele Burger
Guardianship Worker
Grand Forks

Crystal Keller
Guardianship Worker
Grand Forks

Kathy Myklebust
Guardianship Support Staff
Grand Forks

Suzanne Netzer
Guardianship Worker
Grand Forks

Marisa Austinson
AASK Adoption Specialist
Grand Forks

Jill Erickson
AASK Administrative Support
Grand Forks

Bailey Kitko
AASK Adoption Specialist
Grand Forks

Jean Pietruszewski
AASK Adoption Specialist
Grand Forks

Megan Robbins
AASK Adoption Specialist
Grand Forks

Molly Schaefer
AASK Adoption Supervisor
Grand Forks

Darcy Solem
Post Adopt Coordinator
Grand Forks

Grafton

Megan Clapp
Guardianship Worker
Grafton

Langdon

Barb Boesl
Counseling Therapist
Langdon

Williston

Tara Olson
AASK Adoption Specialist
Williston

Bismarck

Marisa Johnson
Guardianship Worker
Bismarck

Sara Pachl
Guardianship Support Staff
Bismarck

Mariah Banse
Guardianship Worker
Bismarck

Kaitlyn Weigel
Guardianship Worker
Bismarck

Vanessa Deibert

Vanessa Deibert
AASK Supervisor
Bismarck

Marianne Donner
AASK Administrative Support
Bismarck

Brittney Engelhard

Brittney Engelhard
Post Adopt Coordinator
Bismarck

Tayler Fitzgerald

Tayler Fitzgerald
Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Specialist
Bismarck

Maria Heidrich

Maria Heidrich
AASK Adoption Specialist
Bismarck

Becky Moser

Becky Moser
AASK  Adoption Specialist
Bismarck

Ambree Schmidt
AASK Adoption Worker
Bismarck

Talia Biederstedt
Counseling Therapist
Bismarck

Jacquelyn Flemmer

Jacquelyn Flemmer
Counseling Therapist
Bismarck

Kristal Huntley-Egemo
PPAS Social Worker
Bismarck

Dodge

Tarri Joki
Guardianship Worker
Dodge

Dickinson

Nancy Goellner
AASK Adoption Specialist
Dickinson

Devils Lake

Savanna Braathen
AASK Adoption Specialist
Devils Lake

Minot

Cindy Bader
Guardianship Support Staff
Minot

Patience Boesl
Guardianship Worker
Minot

Ashley Mickelsen
Guardianship Worker
Minot

Brian Osvold
Guardianship Worker
Minot

Doreen Cerkowniak
AASK Adoption Supervisor
Minot

Lindsay Fleming

Lindsay Fleming
AASK Adoption Specialist
Minot

Sharlotte Grote
AASK Adoption Specialist
Minot

Micaela Haider
AASK Adoption Specialist
Minot

Danielle Halverson

Danielle Halverson
AASK Adoption Specialist
Minot

Diane Haug

Diane Haug
AASK Administrative Support
Minot

Kim Waswick
Post Adopt Coordinator
Minot

Della Martinsen licensed psychologist in Minot office

Della Martinsen
Licensed Psychologist
Minot

Kristie Urness
PPAS Social Worker
Minot

Fargo

Tracy Buckmeier
Guardianship Worker
Fargo

Sue Dokken
Guardianship Worker
Fargo

Joyce Flaig
Guardianship Support Staff
Fargo

Karla Johnson
Guardianship Division Assistant Director
Fargo

Margaret Rundlett-Doom
Guardianship Worker
Fargo

Shawna Steen
Guardianship Worker
Fargo

Nicole Fearing
AASK Adoption Supervisor
Fargo

Nancy Germain
AASK Adoption Specialist
Fargo

Bethany Ill

Bethany Ill
AASK Adoption Specialist
Fargo

Sherie Madewell-Buesgens
Post Adopt Supervisor
Fargo

Angie Martinez
AASK Administrative Support
Fargo

Tesia Miller
AASK Adoption Specialist
Fargo

Morgan Nerat
AASK Assistant Director
Fargo

Sara Renfrew
AASK Adoption Specialist
Fargo

Elisa Samelson

Elisa Samuelson
WWK Worker
Fargo

Kelsey Schultz

Kelsey Schultz
AASK Adoption Specialist
Fargo

Jaclyn Stroehl
Post Adopt Coordinator
Fargo

Kristin Russell
PPAS Support Staff
Fargo

Samantha Watson
PPAS Social Worker
Fargo

Lisa Martin
Administrative Support
Fargo

Courtney Martel
Human Resources and Accounting Generalist
Fargo

Liz Parries
Accounting Specialist 
Fargo

Alyssa Yanish
Marketing Specialist
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
  • Sr. Stella Olson – Fargo
  • Deacon Anthony Ternes – Mandan
  • Alice Hoffert – Grand Forks
  • Dr. Diane Fladeland- Bismarck
  • Dianne Nechiporenko – Ex Officio, Fargo