NDANO Board of Directors
Current Board of Directors
Our board represents a cross-section of missions and communities from across our state and has a deep commitment to advancing the North Dakota nonprofit sector.
Tim Chapman, President
Tim is the executive director of the International Peace Garden, having served there since May 2018 and assisted in successful 2019 lobbying efforts to secure historic capital improvement funds from North Dakota and Manitoba. He was a journalist in his first career, covering news and sports in North Dakota, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Wyoming.
Myrna Hanson, Vice President
Myrna has served as the executive director of Community of Care in rural Cass County since 2011. She previously was a public school band director and a youth and Christian education director.
Kara Geiger, CFRE, Secretary
Kara is a Development Director with the North Dakota Community Foundation where she has been employed since 2008. Geiger previously served on the board of the North Dakota Humanities Council and currently holds the position of Trustee at the Morton Mandan Public Library.
Anne Stoll, CPA, Treasurer
Anne is a tax manager for Eide Bailly in Fargo. She has been there since 2008, and specializes in tax compliance and consulting for tax exempt organizations. She currently serves as the vice president of the ND CPA Foundation.
Becca is the executive director of the Community Foundation of Grand Forks, East Grand Forks & Region. She previously held various nonprofit positions in Grand Forks, St. Paul and in New York City.
Casondra serves as the Operations Manager at Jeremiah Program Fargo-Moorhead. She is passionate about giving back to the community and enjoys volunteering with Hope Blooms, Future Business Leaders of America, and 4-H.
Michelle Erickson was raised in the Bismarck-Mandan area and has worked in the nonprofit sector for 17 years. She is currently the Executive Director for the Abused Adult Resource Center.
Melanie Gaebe is the North Dakota Public Policy Director for the Alzheimer's Association Minnesota-North Dakota chapter. She uses her passion for public policy to change the lives of those living with dementia and their caregivers.
Patrick is the Founder of Do Good Better Consulting, Amazon best selling author, speaker & podcaster of all things fundraising, and has spent nearly two decades in the nonprofit sector.
Tracy serves as the chief financial officer for the Community Violence Intervention Center where she has been employed since 2018. She has over 25 years of experience in not-for-profit leadership and is a member of the ND CPA Society and the AICPA.
Sue is the Executive Director for the West Essentia Health Foundations where she has been employed since 2015. Sue’s previous fundraising experience has been with NDSU and Hospice of the Red River Valley.
Gayla is the Foundation Director for Missouri Slope in Bismarck. Serving nonprofits for over three decades, Gayla's experience includes executive leadership, fundraising/marketing, higher education, foster care, and healthcare. She has served as a board/committee member for many organizations and worked as a producer for National Public Radio during her early career as a journalist. She, too, served as a congressional office staff member in Washington, DC, for Rep. Les Aspin (WI).
Stacy is the executive director of 31:8 Project in Bismarck. She has served on an extensive list of boards and has volunteered for several community activities including the Farwest Rotary Club, North Dakota Human Trafficking Task Force and the North Dakota Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Task Force.
Lyndsay is a grantmaking officer at the Bush Foundation. She previously served Souris Basin Planning Council in Minot for 11 years, supporting community and economic development.