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NHCC Foundation Board

The NHCC Foundation Board of Directors is made up of alumni, community leaders, and NHCC employees. Their purpose is to execute the foundation's mission of creating access and changing lives of students and to actively reach out to the greater community for support. Below is the 2017 Board of Directors:

Stacie HaugenPresident

Stacie Haugen
Prospect Development Manager
Allina Health
NHCC Alumna
Joseph WallaceVice President

Joseph Wallace
Independent Packing Services, Inc.
Tom SmithTreasurer

Tom Smith
President & Chief Executive Officer
TopLine Federal Credit Union
Kelly Johnson

Kelly Johnson
Sales Associate
Dunkin Lewis, Inc.

Dave Kiser
Past President

Dave Kiser
Assistant Executive Director
CCX Media

Ben Dossman

Ben Dossman
Executive Director
Affirmation House

Jim Dow

Jim Dow
Chairman of the Board
Diversified Plastics

Wendy HansonDirector

Wendy Hanson
Vice President of Marketing
NHCC Alumna
 Board Member Kari HovorkaDirector

Kari HovorkaRegulatory Project Specialist

R & Q Solutions, LLC
NHCC Alumna

Board Member Chip Norris

David "Chip" Norris
Group President
Alerus Financial

Julie Zieminski

Julie Zieminski, M.ED
Interim Dean of Science, Math & Health Sciences
North Hennepin Community College

Foundation Executive Director Dale M. Fagre, MAEx-Officio

Dale M. Fagre, MA
Executive Director of the Foundation
North Hennepin Community College
NHCC President, Dr. Barbara McDonaldEx-Officio

Dr. Barbara McDonald 
North Hennepin Community College


Contact Information

NHCC Foundation
7411 85th Avenue North
Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

Location: ES 10
Phone: 763-424-0815
Fax: 763-493-0577

Dale M. Fagre, MA
Executive Director

Bob Kuhlman
Director of Alumni Relations & Development

Laura Brandt

Brittany Kiser
Administrative Specialist

  • "I can only say 'thank you' to show my appreciation, but words cannot fill the value and meaning this [scholarship] has to me. It provides the chance to continue my education."
    - Abdou Gassama
  • "With my parents' work sitatuion being a little unsteady, I will be paying for college myself. This scholarship alleviated much of my stress. Thank you from the bottom of my heart!!!"
    - Emily Marie Parks
  • I am a single father trying to provide for my family and continue my education. This award has lifted a lot of the financial burden off my shoulders. I can't thank you enough."
    - Chero Kee Yang 

  • "After being away from college for 12 years, I decided it was time to continue my education. This scholarship will help me attain my goal of returning to school, [while being a] working adult with a family."
    - Kimberly Zeidler