Board of Directors & Staff


2021 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.

Latham Hetland
Chair, New York Mills

Teresa Pederson
Treasurer, New York Mills

Sarah Carlson
New York Mills

Kirstin Roberts
New York Mills

Rebecca Imsande
New York Mills

Nick Leonard
Fergus Falls

Not pictured

Judith Brockway, Deer Creek, Secretary
Jennifer Parta, Perham, Vice Chair


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

Cheryl Bannes
Programs Director

Tammy Kasma
Facilities & Program Assistant

Tyler Perish



Not pictured

Angelina Nicholas, Program Assistant
Morgyn O’Dea, Program Assistant
NOW HIRING! – Gift Shop Manager
NOW HIRING! – Memberships/Events/Administrative Assistant 
Overflow Creative, Marketing & Design Contractor


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