Meet the Staff & Board

Greater Fergus Falls is made up of a diverse board that represents the arts, philanthropy, education, healthcare, government, and other business professionals who care deeply about the community.

Annie Deckert


Ms. Annie Deckert has over fifteen years of experience read more…

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Andrew Yaggie

Board Member

A native of Thief River Falls, MN, Andrew has lived read more…


Brent Nelson

Board Member

Learn about Brent soon!

Gary Spies

Board Member

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Kyle Richards

Board Member

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Sally Godfrey

Board Member

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Tara Kempfer

Board Member

I grew up in Madison, MN until high school when read more…


NeTia Bauman

Executive Assistant

NeTia Bauman is the Executive Assistant read more…


Anthony Hicks

Board Member

Ward Four Board of Equalization Representative read more…


Carrie Brimhall

Board Member

Dr. Carrie Brimhall, Chief Academic Officer and read more…


Jasmine Sonmor

Board Member

Jasmine Sonmor is president and CEO read more…


Klara Beck

Board Member

Klara Beck grew up in Fergus Falls and attended St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN read more…


Lee Rogness

Board Member

Lee has spent his entire career focused on the Agri-Business community. He is currently operating Interstate Equipment and read more​…

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Stephen Rufer

Board Member

Steve joined read more…


Thad Olsen

Board Member

Thad Olsen has been with Bremer Bank since read more…


Allison Stock

Board Member

Allison Stock grew up on a farm south of Fergus read more…


Ben Schierer

Mayor & Board Member

Ben Schierer was first elected to the Fergus read more…

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Erik Ahlgren

Board Member

Legal practice with focus on bankruptcy read more…


Jason Vaughn

Board Member

Learn more about Jason soon!


Kristi Hastings

Board Member

Kristi Hastings is a partner at the Fergus Falls office of Pemberton Law, and her practice read more…


Rebecca Petersen

Board Member

Rebecca recently moved back to Fergus Falls and is currently working at West read more…

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Steve Schoeneck

Board Member

Otter Tail Power read more…