Board & Staff

WCI Board

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.

  • Amy Stoller Stearns

    BECKER COUNTY
    Amy Stoller Stearns, executive director 
    Holmes Theater/Detroit Lakes Community & Cultural Center

  • Jerry Arneson

    CLAY COUNTY
    Jerry Arneson, business banker, Bell State Bank & Trust

  • Cheri Johnson

    CLAY COUNTY
    Cheri Johnson, president, Personal Touch Embroidery

  • Jessica Boyer

    DOUGLAS COUNTY
    Jessica Boyer, Head Start health coordinator

  • GRANT COUNTY
    Dan Ellison, farmer
    CEO, Herman Development Corporation

  • John MacFarlane

    OTTER TAIL COUNTY 
    John MacFarlane, retired CEO, Otter Tail Power Co.

  • Dean Simpson

    OTTER TAIL COUNTY 
    Dean Simpson, CEO, Dean's Country Market

  • Merle Wagner

    POPE COUNTY
    Merle Wagner, retired CEO, WASP Inc.

  • Warrenn Anderson

    STEVENS COUNTY
    Board Chair Warrenn Anderson, attorney
    Fluegel, McLaughlin, Anderson & Brutlag

  • Jane Vangsness Frisch

    TRAVERSE COUNTY
    Jane Vangsness Frisch, Vice President for Student Affairs
    North Dakota State College of Science