About Us

Board of Directors


Karen Kelner – Kelner Communications

Vice President

Molly Rohrer- Morgan Stanley


Barry Schuchard – KLJ


Diana Barta – KLJ



Mark Anderson

Lance Bergstrom – Bergstrom Eye & Laser

Carolyn Boutain – Fargo Park District

Jay Carney – Industrial Builders

Tim Dirks – Fargo Public Library

Justin Forde – Midcontinent Communications

Paula Grimestad– Former Executive Director, Red River Zoo

Jodie Kallias – Accelerated Greenworks

Dan Mahli – City of Moorhead 

Molly Swanston – Swanston Equipment

John Vanderlinden – First International Bank & Trust

Abbey Wick – NDSU Extension


Join the Board

The Red River Zoological Society is governed by a nonprofit board of directors. If you are interested in serving on our board, please return the application below for consideration by the Red River Zoological Society Governance Committee.

We also have openings on the following committees for community volunteers:

  • Education Committee
  • Fundraising Committee
  • Events Committee

Updated 6/20/18