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President's Club

The MSU President's Club is the most prestigious annual giving group within our university. It's about people who are passionate about MSU, and are truly dedicated to partnering with fellow members to serve our students.

For more information regarding the President's Club and how you can become a member, please contact the MSU Advancement Office at 701-858-4158.

Dr. Steven W. Shirley, Ph.D.
Minot State University President

Member Privileges
President's Club members are an elite group who annually demonstrate strong support for students and Minot State University. Members of this club are entitled to special privileges.

The greatest benefit of the President's Club is the pride you experience knowing your dedication to MSU will make a difference in the lives of students. In appreciation of your generosity, the University extends certain benefits, including

  • Insider newsletters from the President regarding current initiatives and campus happenings
  • Invitation to and recognition at the annual luncheon held during Homecoming week
  • A special recognition gift for fist-time members
  • Recognition in the annual President's Report

President's Club Members
Since 2008, Minot State University has recognized its most generous annual donors by welcoming them into the President’s Club. Membership in the President’s Club is open to all donors making annual contributions totaling $1,000 or more to any area of campus.


Lynn W. Aas
Beverly A. Alex
Jay and Dyanne Altringer
Donald and Joyce Anderson
Donald and Carolyn Andrews
C. R. Arneson
Clara J. Ayers
Orlin and Millie* Backes
Edward W. Baker
Michael and Liz Bakk
Larry and Deborah Baklenko
Jan L. Barlow
Chuck and Leslie Barney
Richard and Linda Beall
Doug and Patti Bengson
Mary Lou Bertsch
Steve and Barb Blikre
Byron and Christine Blowers
Jody and Lori Braasch
Duane and Jeanne Brekke
John M. Brey
Jean C. Brown*
Frank and Val Bruels
Chris Brunkhorst
John B. Buchwitz
Randy and Pat Burckhard
Catherine Carlson
Andrew and Rena Carter
Gary and Theresa Cederstrom
Daniel and Tracy Christen
Bill and Diana Christianson
Eric Clausen
Jim Clute and Sherlene Nelson
Shirley Cole-Harding
Charles D. Cunningham
Josh and Kayla Dascher
Conrad and Karen Davidson
Daniel Demary
David and Myrna DeMers
Blaine and Kathy DesLauriers
Al and Shirley Dietz
Dwight and Maria Enget
Grace J. Fisher
Wayne and Brenda Foster
Dean and Sara Frantsvog
Thomas and Judy Fredericks
David and Nancy Fuller
David and Sheila Gerding
Gary and Judith Gottschalk
David and Dolly Gowan
Vernon and Marlene Haddeland
Connie R. Hagen
Travis and Brenda Halvorson
Luther and Diann Hanson
Kevin and Leisa Harmon
Jerome A. Harstad
Rick and Andrea Hedberg
Glen and Ardell Hegstad
Joe* and Jackie Hegstad
Timothy D. Henry
Jack and Raziye Hoeven
Thomas G. Holum
Gwen M. Howard
Tyler and Lisa Hughes
Peter Hugret and Judith Howard
Randy Hedberg and Cheryl Hysjulien
Mike and Deb Jensen
John and Ann Jermiason
Adelaide Johnson
Marlys E. Johnson
Sharon R. Johnson
Pat and Mary Kay Jones
Christopher Jundt
Paul and Patricia Kaald
Risa L. Kanavas
Steven and Carol Kettler
Kent and Chelsea Kirkhammer
William A. Koering
John and Peggy Korf
Brekka E. Kramer
Karen K. Krebsbach
Dan and Jeri Langemo
Betty A. Lewis
Pat and Jacqueline Limke
Michael and Nichole Linnell
JoAnn K. Linrud
Darrel and Teresa Loftesnes
Roger and Ann Looyenga
Mike and Nancy Lucy
Karen L. Lund
Audrey Lunday
Jarid and Lynn Lundeen
Wes and Donna Luther
Claude and Gwenlyn Marsh
Todd and Janet Mathistad
Doug Mattson and Penny Miller
Joan L. Mattson
Devin McCall
Jim McIntyre
Chad P. McNally
Patrick W. McNally
Tami J. McNally
Gayne and Barbara Meiers
Stu Melby and Karen Pocha-Melby
Tim and Laura Mihalick
Jim Montgomery
Jeff and Heather Myers
Thomas J. Myhra
Kelly and Maria Nesheim

John and Cheryl Nilsen
Tim and Kathy Peil
Tom and Mary Probst
Mary B. Quandt
John M. Quie
Jacqueline L. Reep-Jarmin
David and Carla Reiten
Lowell and Carole Romfo
Rod L. Romine
Scott and Linda Ross
Maynard H. Sandberg
Nell E. Sander
Dave R. Schmitz
Edward and Linda Schnaible
Deborah R. Schultz
Marv and Barb Semrau
Clint Severson and Conni Ahart
Tom and Anita Seymour
Steven and Jennifer Shirley
Joe and Nancy Siefried
Lowell T. Skabo
Robert and Jo Ann Skabo
Doris Slaaten
Darryl and Kathy Smette
Paul and Jacqueline Soderberg
Mary Lou Soukup
Jason and Catherine Spain
Dale Spartz and Shelley Erickson
Jerome and Judith Spitzer
Richard and Stephanie Strom
Terry and Lynne Summers
Steven J. Swenson
Roger and Michelle Tollefson
Robert K. Torgerson
Burton and Gwendolyn Traub
Darrik and Betsy Trudell
Don and Bonnie Trueblood
Curtis and Irva Undlin
Todd and Heidi Van Dusen
Larry and Edwina Wahlund
Don and Deb Wahus
F. Bruce and Diane Walker
Richard and Shirley Walker
Brock and Glenda Weppler
Max and Shelly Weppler
Keith and Anne Westlake
Richard K. Westlake
Kim R. Weydahl
Pat and Renae Wheeler
Lorraine J. Willoughby
Brent and Shelley Winiger
Kevin and Renae Yale
Jason and Dusty Zimmerman
Marvin and Wanita Zochert



Allstate Insurance - Kim Albert Agency
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 26
Brady Martz & Associates, PC
Bremer Bank
Clear Channel
Comfort Inn
Community Rocks, Inc.
Dacotah Bank
EAPC Architects
Eck Foundation
Edson and Margaret Larson Foundation
Enbridge Pipelines ND
Farstad Oil, Inc.
First International Bank & Trust
First Western Bank & Trust
Gate City Bank
Hampton Inn & Suites Minot Airport
Homesteaders Restaurant
I. Keating, Inc.
Integrity Viking Funds
Investors Mgmt. & Marketing, Inc.
Investors Real Estate Trust
Jim Artz Insurance
JLG Architects
Lowe’s Printing, Inc.
Mabel & Ethel Maloney Education Trust

Magic City Beverage
Magic City Financial Group
Mandan, Hidatsa & Arikara Nation
Marketplace Foods
Maxson Law Office, PC
McGee, Hankla & Backes, PC
Minot Area Chamber of Commerce
Minot Area Community Foundation
Minot Daily News
Minot Junior Golf Association
Minot Model Alumni Association
Minot Restaurant Supply
Minot Symphony Association
Minot Young Professionals
Monarch Products Company
Morelli Distributing
MSI, Inc.
MSU Alumni Association
MSU Alumni Association Gaming
MSU Staff Senate
Newman Outdoor Advertising
North Dakota Guaranty & Title, Co.
Northwest Building Improvement
Papa Murphy’s
Peoples State Bank
Planet Pizza/Sports on Tap
Power of 1
Preferred Restaurant Group, Inc.
Rockstar Real Estate, Inc.
Roughrider Wrestling Club
Ryan Family Dealerships, Inc.
Sand & Sea Organics
Sertoma Club of Minot
Sleep Inn & Suites
SRT Communications, Inc.
St. Joseph’s Comm. Health Foundation
Stonebridge Farms of Minot
The Grand
The Heritage Singers
The UPS Store
Thompson-Larson Funeral Home
Tires Plus Total Car Care
Tollefson’s Retail Group
Tom and Frances Leach Foundation, Inc.
Town & Country Credit Union
Town & Country Insurance Agency, LLC
United Community Bank of North Dakota
Vardon Golf Club
Visit Minot
Wells Fargo - Minot
Western ND Golf, Inc.
WGO Sunny 101
Xcel Energy