Foundation Board & Staff Members


The Bismarck Library Foundation Inc. board of directors meets monthly to guide the Foundation's goals and mission. The two-member office staff manages the daily responsibilities, works with donors, writes grants, and administers the planned giving program.

Interested in getting involved? Consider joining the Bismarck Library Foundation board of directors. The Bismarck Library Foundation raises private funds to enhance the programs, resources, and facilities of Bismarck Veterans Memorial Public Library. Directors are unpaid volunteer positions. All directors must be residents of Burleigh County. To review Foundation director responsibilities and apply, click here for the Foundation board member application form. 

  • Justin Hughes, President
  • Joyce Hinman, Vice President
  • Bob Bartosh, Treasurer
  • Cynthia Norland, Secretary
  • Tyler Demars
  • Keith Demke, Friends of the Library Rep.
  • Nikki Ferderer
  • Jenny Hallenbeck Orr
  • Michelle Hintz
  • Mike LaLonde, Library Board Rep.


  • Kathy Nordquist
  • Kristi Paris
  • Jesse Sailer
  • Patty Sandness
  • Michael Schaff
  • Zoe Wergeland Manstrom           
  • Christine Kujawa, Library Director (ex officio)
  • Beth Schatz Kaylor, Executive Director (ex officio)
  • Kristi Simenson, Office Manager (ex officio)