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Dance, Drama, Literature, Music, Visual and Traditional Arts
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Agency Staff

The agency's professional staff implements the policies, manages the programs, and provides technical and informational services to the public.

North Dakota Council on the Arts
1600 East Century Avenue, Suite 6
Bismarck, ND 58503-0649
(701) 328-7590
(701) 328-7595 (fax)

Beth Gigante Klingenstein, PhD, Executive Director
(701) 328-7592
Programs Managed: Individual Artist Fellowship, Institutional Support, Special Projects, Budget and Administration

Rebecca Engelman, Arts in Education Director
(701) 328-7593
Programs Managed: Artist in Residence, STE[A]M Teams, Teacher Incentive, Poetry Out Loud and Icelandic School Exchange

Troyd Geist, Folklorist
(701) 328-7590
Programs Managed: Traditional Arts Apprenticeship and Art for Life

Amy Schmidt, Public Information Officer and Accessibility Coordinator
(701) 328-7594 or
Programs Managed: Community Arts Access, Presenter Support, Professional Development, Newsletter and Website

Robin Bosch, Administrative Officer
(701) 328-7590
Programs Managed: Grants and Financial Systems Management

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