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Board of Directors

“You can do what I cannot do. I can do what you cannot do. Together we can do great things.” Mother Teresa

Thank you to the following outgoing board members:

  • David Schlossman
  • Bruce Harmon
  • Becky Walen
  • Dr. Richard Warner

It has been an incredible honor to serve with you on the FPS Foundation Board. We hope to continue to build on the successes you have helped create and make each and every one of you proud.


Current Board of Directors

The Fargo Public Schools Development Foundation Board of Directors is comprised of alumni, students, community leaders, parents, school board members, and current and retired district teachers and administrators. Board members are the fiduciaries/stewards who steer the Foundation towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical, and legal governance and financial management policies, as well as by making sure the Foundation has adequate resources to advance the Foundation’s mission.

  • Nancy Jordheim

    President, Fargo Public Schools Retired Asst. Superintendent

  • Shanon M. Gregor


  • Alexis Odden

    Treasurer, Eide Bailly

  • Jennifer Gompf

    Secretary, Winmar Diagnostics
    (Fargo South, Class of 2000)

  • Nikkie Gullickson

    Fargo Board of Education Liaison

  • Dr. Rupak Gandhi

    Fargo Public Schools Superintendent

  • Lisa Farnham

    Director, Retired Fargo Public Schools Communications
    (Fargo North, Class of 1980)

  • Stacey Griggs

    Director, Fargo Parks And Recreation Board Member

  • Kent Hochgraber

    Director, Kiwanis International

  • Deanna Ness

    Director, S&S Promotional Group

  • Todd Olson

    Director, Gate City Financial Planning
    (Fargo North Class of 1994)

  • Dr. Jeff Schatz

    Director, Retired Fargo Public Schools Superintendent
    (Fargo North Class of 1977)

  • Ron Schneider

    Director, Retired Fargo Public Schools Counselor

  • Kristi Ulrich

    Director, Past Fargo Board of Education

  • John Martin

    Fargo North Student Representative

  • Guadalupe Marino-Garcia

    Fargo South Student Representative

2019-20 Impacts...Thank You!

  • 34 Innovative Ed, Literacy & Music Grants

    Totaling $50,108

  • 116 Scholarships Funded

    Totaling $100,600

  • 3,500 Students Receiving Critical Needs Help

    Totaling $169,951

  • All 2019-20 Emergency Lunch Debt Covered

    Funds Raised $52,615

Thank you to our Adopt-A-School Partners!

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