Member directory

 
Lyndon Anderson
Great River Energy
Title: Leader, Communications
Contact:
701-391-0759
landerson1@grenergy.com
@prairiejournal
Areas of expertise: event planning, community relations, tours
James Barnhardt
James Barnhardt
Bank of North Dakota
Title: College SAVE Plan Director
Contact:
701-328-5882
jbarnhardt@nd.gov
@barnhardts1
Areas of expertise: 28 years of experience across a broad spectrum of communications, public relations and marketing
Tracie Bettenhausen
Tracie Bettenhausen
Basin Electric Power Cooperative
Title: Senior Staff Writer/Editor
Contact:
701-557-5789
tbettenhausen@bepc.com
@TracieLee
@Basin_Electric 
Andrea Blowers
Andrea Blowers
Basin Electric Power Cooperative
Title: Supervisor of Communications
Contact:
701-557-5768
ablowers@bepc.com
@andrea_blowers
Areas of expertise: Editing, publications, communications planning, organization
Would like to learn more: Using communications tools efficiently
Meghann Chamberlain
Meghann Chamberlain
Odney
Title: Digital Media Strategist
Contact:
701-222-8721
mchamberlain@odney.com
@MegJChamberlain
Areas of expertise: Public relations, social media, digital media
Doris Cooper
Wesley Engbrecht
Wesley Engbrecht
Capital Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Title: Director of Communications and Public Relations
Contact:
701-557-4923
wese@capitalelec.com
@wes_engbrecht
Areas of expertise: communications, media relations, community relations
Would like to learn more: social media, new technology, everything communication related
Matt Fern
Tracy Finneman
Tracy Finneman, ABC
Integrity Partners, Inc.
Title: Principal
Contact:
701-527-3725
tracy@NDIntegrityPartners.com
@tfinneman
Areas of expertise: accredited business communicator, strategist, creative thinker, problem solver
Andrea-Fonkert
Andrea Fonkert
MDU Resources Group, Inc.
Title: Senior Public Relations Representative
Contact:
andrea.fonkert@
mduresources.com
Chris Gessele
Chris Gessele
Basin Electric Power Cooperative
Title: Staff Writer
Contact:
701-557-5438
@ChrisGessele
Areas of expertise: News and feature writing
Would like to learn more: Communications planning, everything
Mark Hanson
Mark Hanson
MDU Resources Group, Inc.
Title: Senior Public Relations Representative
Contact:
701-530-1093
mark.hanson@
mduresources.com
Areas of expertise: Communications, media relations
Trish Helgeson
Trish Helgeson
Starion Financial
Title: VP Marketing and Communication
Contact:
701-667-7529
trishh@starionfinancial.com
Areas of expertise: branding, marketing strategy, PR
Would like to learn more: intranet solutions
Daryl Hill
Daryl Hill
Retired: Basin Electric Power Cooperative
Title at time of retirement: Manager of Media and Communications Relations
Contact:
(h) 701-258-9958
(m) 701-226-7709
gencam@centurylink.net
@NDdiver
Areas of expertise: Media relations, communications, public relations, event planning, energy development, scuba diving, Lake Sakakawea
Erin Huntimer
Erin Huntimer
Basin Electric Power Cooperative
Title: Project Coordinations Representative
Contact:
701-557-5625
ehuntimer@bepc.com
@erin_rae
Areas of expertise: cooperatives, energy industry, community relations, tours, public speaking, PR writing, social media
Would like to learn more: community relations, media relations
Sarah Johnson
Beth Schatz Kaylor
Beth Schatz Kaylor
Agency MABU
Title: Client Services Director
Contact:
701-250-0728
bkaylor@agencymabu.com
@rhubarbvenison
Kimberly Kranz
Kimberly Kranz
Basin Electric Power Cooperative
Title: Demonstration Coordinator
Contact:
701-989-4702
kkranz@bepc.com
Would like to learn more: All topics related to social media and communications in general
Kay LaCoe
Kay LaCoe
Lignite Energy Council
Title: Communications and Education Coordinator
Contact:
701-258-7117
@klacoe
@LigniteCouncil
@Action4Energy
Areas of expertise: social media strategy/development/
implementation, writing and editing for in-house and public communications, website development, graphic design and layout for local non-profit organizations and energy-related industries; membership development and relations; special events; Adobe Creative Suite
Would like to learn more: social media, content curation, communications ROI and reporting/
analytics
Lacey Lange
Bismarck State College
Title: Marketing and Communications Specialist
Contact:
701-224-5748
lacey.lange@bismarckstate.edu
Areas of expertise: strategic marketing and communications campaigns; social media; writing, design, and production; special events and promotions; creation of new products and services; employee communications; supervision of in-house and agency staff
Would like to learn more: shift to mobile marketing; digital influencers; brand journalism
Tammy Langerud
Tammy Langerud
Basin Electric Power Cooperative
Title: Staff Writer/Editor
Contact:
701-557-5617
@tammyjo2
Areas of expertise: public relations strategy, media relations, employee relations, marketing
Would like to learn more: Everything!
Amber Larson
Amber Larson
Bartlett & West
Title: Marketing Manager
Contact:
701-221-8406
@AmberLarson
Areas of expertise: social media marketing, event planning, presentation coaching, copywriting, graphic design, print production
Would like to learn more: staff leadership, B2B marketing tactics, marketing and business development (sales) integration, marketing through webinars, lead generation and tracking
Brianna Ludwig
Brianna Ludwig
North Dakota Department of Commerce
Title: Marketing Specialist
Contact:
701-328-5300
bludwig@nd.gov
Areas of expertise: intranet creation and implementation, employee engagement and development
Laura Lueder
Laura Lueder
MDU Resources Group, Inc.
Title: Corporate Public Relations Manager
Contact:
701-530-1095
701-426-8812
laura.lueder@
mduresources.com
@15lauralu
Areas of expertise: corporate communications, writing and editing, financial/corporate responsibility reporting, event management
Would like to learn more: New strategies and tools for PR and communications, such as mobile device apps, messaging tools, etc. Where are we now, and where are we headed?
Mike Mabin
Mike Mabin
Agency MABU
Title: President
Contact:
701-250-0728
mmabin@agencymabu.com
@MABUman
Areas of expertise: Marketing strategy, creativity and visual arts
Would like to learn more: Native advertising and digital media strategies
Richard Matteson
Richard A. Matteson
MDU Resources Group, Inc.
Title: Director of Communications and Public Affairs
Contact:
701-530-1700
richard.matteson@
mduresources.com
Areas of expertise: Strategic planning, executive communications counsel, public relations and corporate communications strategy, media relations, government affairs
Sandy McMerty
Sandra McMerty
North Dakota Department of Commerce
Title: Senior Marketing and Communications Manager
Contact:
701-328-5371
smcmerty@nd.gov
@ideamonster
Areas of expertise: media/public relations, social media, websites, event and marketing
Aime Miller
Mary Miller
Mary Miller
Basin Electric Power Cooperative
Title: Communications Manager
Contact:
701-557-5604
marymiller@bepc.com
@maryrobin
Areas of expertise: public relations, media relations, communication planning, publications, writing
Would like to learn more: strategic planning, digital trends, leadership skills
Jan Nelson
Jan Nelson
BNC National Bank
Title: Marketing Director
Contact:
701-250-3000
jnelson@bncbank.net
Julie Ness
Julie Ness
Basin Electric Power Cooperative
Title: MSIII/Senior Graphic Designer
Contact:
701-557-5619
julien@bepc.com
@cre8veness
Areas of expertise: graphic communications; extensive knowledge of Adobe software: Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator; publication design and production (print to digital interactive publications); event design and production of large format banners, posters displays and murals
Would like to learn more: Adobe products and the cloud; presentation tools; communication strategies
Curt Pearson
Curt Pearson
Basin Electric Power Cooperative
Title: Manager of Media and Community Relations
Contact:
cpearson@bepc.com
Tim Rasmussen
Tim Rasmussen, ABC
MDU Resources Group, Inc.
Title: Operating Company Public Relations Manager
Contact:
701-530-1069
tim.rasmussen@mduresources.com
Areas of expertise: Media relations, public relations, issue advocacy
Kathleen Risch
Kathleen Risch
Risch Consulting
Title: President and CEO
Contact:
701-223-8801
ker@bis.midco.net
@sensibulchic
Areas of expertise: executive communication, writing, editing, publication management
Would like to learn more: worthwhile software or app solutions and upgrades, best small business management software
Tessa Sandstrom
Jennifer Schlecht
Janel Schmitz
Janel Schmitz
Bank of North Dakota
Title: Communications & Marketing Manager
Contact:
701-328-5880
janelschmitz@nd.gov
@janel_schmitz
Areas of expertise: Strategic planning, communications and marketing planning, crisis communications, management
Would like to learn more: Social media, website development
Cameo Skager
Cameo Skager
Cameo Communications, Inc.
Title: Owner
Contact:
701-663-1965
cksn@bis.midco.net
Areas of expertise: writing, editing, communications consulting, graphic design
Tony Spilde
Cindy Soberg
Dain Sullivan
Dain Sullivan
Basin Electric Power Cooperative
Title: Staff Writer
Contact:
701-557-5606
dsullivan@bepc.com
Annette Tait, ABC, APR
Bismarck State College
Title: Speech Lecturer
The Center Republican
Title: Editor
Contact:
annette.murraytait@
bismarckstate.edu
Bryce Tellmann
Bank of North Dakota
Title: Business Communications Specialist
Contact:
701-328-5772
btellmann@nd.gov
@foggygentleman
Areas of expertise: communications theory, public speaking, content creation
Would like to learn more: strategic planning, campaign execution