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Laura McDaniel

Laura McDaniel
Associate Vice President


Laura has been with University Relations since 1989, and is the associate vice president. She has a master's degree from NDSU and a bachelor's from the University of North Dakota. Her previous work experience includes news reporting and corporate communication.

Phone: (701) 231-8330
Fax: (701) 231-1989
Email: Laura.Mcdaniel@ndsu.edu

Brad Clemenson

Brad Clemenson
Creative Services Manager and Art Director

Brad earned his bachelor's degree in mass communication from NDSU. He joined the University Relations staff in 1998 as a writer; in 2001 he joined the Publications Services office as a graphic designer and is now the art director. Brad also is currently the governor of the American Advertising Federation’s eighth district, which encompasses North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin. 

Phone: (701) 231-6373
Fax: (701) 231-8969
Email: Brad.Clemenson@ndsu.edu

Steve Bergeson

Steve Bergeson
Senior Writer/News Coordinator

Steve joined the staff in August 1996. He has a bachelor's degree in mass communications from Minnesota State University Moorhead. Before coming to NDSU, he worked for 19 years as a broadcast journalist in the Fargo-Moorhead market.

Phone: (701) 231-6101
Fax: (701) 231-1989
Email: Steven.Bergeson@ndsu.edu

Linsey Davis
Project Manager

Linsey joined the University Relations staff in August 2005. Originally from Cooperstown, N.D., she earned her bachelor's degree in mass communications from NDSU in 2003. Before coming to NDSU, Linsey worked for a magazine publisher in Grand Forks, N.D., and the Hotel Donaldson in downtown Fargo.

Phone: (701) 231-8321
Fax: (701) 231-8969
Email: Linsey.Davis@ndsu.edu

Rebekka DeVries

Rebekka DeVries
Senior Graphic Designer

Rebekka joined the staff in April 2005. She is a 1998 graduate of North Dakota State University where she earned a bachelor's degree in mass communications and a minor in music. She has worked locally in both the printing and advertising industries.

Phone: (701) 231-9417
Fax: (701) 231-8969
Email: Rebekka.DeVries@ndsu.edu

Justin Eiler
Graphic Designer

Justin joined the publication services team in August 2015. His previous experience includes writing, photography and design work at agency and in-house settings. Originally from central Minnesota, he earned a bachelor’s degree in mass communication at the Minnesota Sate University Moorhead. 

Phone: (701) 231-6550
Fax: (701) 231-8969
Email: Justin.Eiler@ndsu.edu

Sara Flowers
Communication Specialist

Sara joined the University Relations staff in October 2015. She earned her bachelor’s degree in public relations from NDSU. Sara’s previous experience includes work in account management and marketing. 

Phone: (701) 231-5633
Fax: (701) 231-8969
Email: Sara.Flowers@ndsu.edu

Sonya Goergen
Marketing Coordinator

Sonya joined North Dakota State University in 2009. She earned a bachelor’s degree with a triple major in communication, English writing and apparel and design from Concordia College, and a master’s degree in mass communication from NDSU. Sonya’s prior experience includes teaching and working in public relations and marketing in education, health care and manufacturing industries. 

Phone: (701) 231-7771
Fax: (701) 231-1989
Email: Sonya.Goergen@ndsu.edu

Beth Hagemeister

Beth Hagemeister
Graphic Designer

Beth joined the Publications Services staff in November 2006. She worked 3 1/2 years at a local design agency and six years at a graphic design agency in Des Moines, Iowa. Beth earned a bachelor's degree in industrial technology (graphic design emphasis) from Bemidji State University in 1997. An Argusville, N.D., native, she now lives on her grandparents' homestead near Argusville.

Phone: (701) 231-9418
Fax: (701) 231-8969
Email: Beth.Hagemeister@ndsu.edu

Heath Hotzler
Staff Writer

Heath, who joined the University Relations staff in July 2013, has a bachelor’s degree in mass communications from the University of Minnesota-Duluth. He worked as a sports reporter at the Mesabi Daily News in Virginia, Minn., before moving to a similar position at The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead from 2001-2012.

Phone: (701) 231-8326
Fax: (701) 231-8969
Email: Heath.Hotzler@ndsu.edu

Janelle Kistner

Janelle Kistner
Senior Graphic Designer

Janelle joined the Publications Services staff in August 2000. She earned her bachelor's degree in graphic communications from Minnesota State University Moorhead in 1998. Before coming to NDSU, Janelle worked in the printing and web design industries both locally and in Omaha, Neb.

Phone: (701) 231-7010
Fax: (701) 231-8969
Email: Janelle.Kistner@ndsu.edu

Dan Koeck

Dan Koeck
University Photographer

Dan, a native of St. Paul, Minn., has a bachelor's degree in photojournalism with a minor in history from the University of Minnesota. He was a photographer at the Minot (N.D.) Daily News from 1984 to 1992 and joined NDSU Publications Services in 1992. Koeck's assignment work has been published in Smithsonian Magazine, Forbes, The New York Times, USA Today and other national and regional publications.

Phone: (701) 231-8334
Fax: (701) 231-8969
Email: Dan.Koeck@ndsu.edu

Lisa Morrison
Assistant to the Vice President

Lisa Morrison is a returning North Dakota native, who joined the University Relations staff in March 2016. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English and speech communications, with a radio/TV/film emphasis, from Minnesota State University Moorhead. She worked in corporate communications for a Washington D.C. non-profit for 13 years, and as an office manager for a Washington, D.C. transportation association for almost 12 years.

Phone: (701) 231-1068
Fax: (701) 231-1989
Email: Lisa.C.Morrison@ndsu.edu

Nathaniel Navratil
Graphic Designer

Nathaniel joined the University Relations staff in December 2014. Originally from Clearbrook, Minn., Nathaniel has 10 years experience designing for a local advertising agency.

Phone: (701) 231-8327
Fax: (701) 231-8969
Email: Nathaniel.Navratil@ndsu.edu

David Nilles
Communication Specialist

David joined the University Relations staff in January 2012. Originally from Casselton, N.D., he earned a bachelor’s degree in mass communications from NDSU in 2004. Before coming to NDSU, David worked for a magazine publisher in Grand Forks, N.D., co-owned a magazine publishing company in Fargo, N.D., and did a variety of freelance writing and editing.

Phone: (701) 231-7113
Fax: (701) 231-8969
Email:  David.Nilles@ndsu.edu

Anne Robinson-Paul
Communication Coordinator


Anne joined University Relations in August 2011. She earned a bachelor’s degree in writing from Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn., and a master of fine arts in creative writing from Eastern Washington University, Cheney. Before joining NDSU, she worked in corporate communications for more than eight years. She also has worked as a weekly and daily newspaper reporter and as a college English instructor.

Phone: (701) 231-8325
Fax: (701) 231-1989
Email: Anne.Robinson-Paul@ndsu.edu

Sadie Rudolph
Media Relations Coordinator

Sadie most recently joined the staff in 2015 as media relations coordinator. She previously served as an information specialist in University Relations from 2007-2010. Sadie earned a master’s degree in mass communication from NDSU and a bachelor’s degree in print journalism from Minnesota State University Moorhead. Her work experience includes writing and editing, public relations and social media for a variety of industries.

Phone: (701) 231-8421
Fax: (701) 231-1989
Email: Sadie.Rudolph@ndsu.edu


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