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Administrative Office

Name Title Phone Email
Olson, Paul Superintendent 701-795-2717
Purcell, Tami Business Manager 701-795-2707
Glander, Jane Front Desk/Volunteer Coordinator 701-795-2703
Evenson, Nicole Store Manager 701-795-2714
Nelson, Sherri Deaf/Blind Grant Coordinator 701-239-7376

Adult Services

Name Title Phone Email
Dockter, Ken Coordinator of Adult Services 701-795-2724
Haus, Pam Vision Rehabilitation Specialist - NE North Dakota 701-795-2719
Osvold, Amy Vision Rehabilitation Specialist - Western North Dakota 701-857-7634
Shirek, Jesse Vision Rehabilitation Specialist - SE North Dakota 701-739-0946

Student Programs

Name Title Phone Email
Johnsen, Deb Coordinator of Center-Based Programs 701-795-2721
Bolt, Jessica Learning Media Specialist 701-795-2716
Lien, Candy Braille Teacher 701-795-2731
Hill, Pat Outreach Teacher 701-795-2718
Soderberg, Pamela Evening Activity Coordinator 701-795-2700

Regional Offices

Name Title Phone Email
Kraft, Linda Regional Coordinator-Fargo Region 701-739-3429
Grzadzielewski, Kathy Regional Coordinator-Devils Lake Region 701-795-2722
Long, Lisa M Regional Coordinator-Minot/Williston Regions 701-857-7635
Slaby, Lanna Regional Coordinator-Jamestown Region 701-253-3012
Verlinde, Mary Regional Coordinator-Bismarck/Dickinson Regions 701-328-3986
Williams, Cindy Regional Coordinator-Grand Forks Region 701-795-2704

Orientation & Mobility

Name Title Phone Email
Lentz, Margo O&M Specialist 701-795-2723


Name Title Phone Email
Bornsen, Gary Assistive Technology - Blind 701-795-2712
Westling, Laurie Computer & Networking Specialist 701-795-2710
Wicken, Tracy Assistive Technology Teacher 701-795-2720

Vision Resource Center

Name Title Phone Email
Foley, Lori APH Coordinator - NIMAS Contact 701-795-2732
Legg, Elaine Talking Book Machine Coordinator 701-795-2711
Stenberg, Emily Librarian 701-795-2709
Pederson, Leslie Braillist 701-795-2713


Name Title Phone Email
Roufs, Greg Maintenance Supervisor 701-795-2726
Hewitt, Edward Maintenance 701-795-2700
Iverson, Patty Maintenance 701-795-2700
Torgerson, Ryan Maintenance 701-795-2700
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