Representing State Board of Higher Education:

  • Sue Andrews, Chair, State Board of Higher Education

Representing Community:

  • Karla Aaland, Executive Director, Fargo-Moorhead Area Foundation
  • Jennifer Feist, Executive Director, VC/BC Development Corp.
  • Dean Koppleman, Superintendent of Valley City Public Schools
  • Mary Lee Nielson, Mayor, Valley City

Representing Students:

  • Amanda Bryson, VCSU Student Senator/Fisheries and Wildlife Club President

Representing Foundation:

  • Teresa Christianson, Service Manager, Wells Fargo Bank

Representing Faculty:

  • Margaret Dahlberg, VCSU Professor and Chair of Communication Arts Department
  • Donald Hoff, VCSU Professor of Science, Faculty Senate
  • Don Mugan, VCSU Professor, Technology Education
  • Joe Stickler, VCSU Professor of Science/Division Chair

Representing Staff:

  • Erin Klingenberg, VCSU Director of Counseling Services & Human Resources
  • Larry Robinson, VCSU Foundation Director, alumnus and State Senator

Ex officio, non-voting:

  • William Goetz, Chancellor


Linda Donlin
Director of Communications and Media Relations
North Dakota University System
Phone: 701-328-2962

The North Dakota University System and the Valley City State University Presidential Search Committee are being assisted by

James H. McCormick
Senior Consultant
AGB Search
Phone: 651-238-5188

Names of all applicants or nominees for the position are a matter of public record as the search process complies with the open meetings-open records statutes and policies of the State of North Dakota.