Board of Directors & Staff


2017 Board Members

The volunteer Board of Directors of the Cultural Center actively participates in policy development for the Center, in strategic planning, and financial oversight for the organization.

Vicki Chepulis
Chair, Wadena

Teresa Pederson
Treasurer, NYM

Sarah Carlson
Vice Chair, NYM

Carol Myhre

Rebecca Imsande
Chair, Wadena

Nikki Thompson
Secretary, Perham

Nick Leonard
Fergus Falls

Kirstin Roberts

Don Niles


Cultural Center staff members carry out the mission of the organization through program and activity planning and execution, and assisting in making connections between artists and community members.

Betsy Roder
Executive Director

Susan Kay
Program Coordinator

Derek Henderson
Marketing, PR, & Curatorial Coordinator

Pam Robinson
Education Outreach Volunteer

Not pictured

Erika Leija, Gift Shop, Membership, & Education Coordinator
Tammy Kasma, Facilities & Program Assistant
Tyler Perish, Maintenance


Board and Staff photos courtesy of Sarah Wilhelmi of Impressions by Sarah Photography. Visit Sarah’s website: