Searle Swedlund is the Executive Director of Jamestown Tourism. In this role, he works with a variety of community agencies to market the community and grow the ways visitors interact with the region. Prior to this, Searle worked at Concordia College for 14 years in a variety of capacities including Alumni Relations. He is active with Habitat for Humanity, the Jamestown Chamber of Commerce, and the Jamestown Arts Center. He is married to Emmy Swedlund and together they have a rescue dog, Freki.
Searle is originally from Velva, ND where his family still resides. “Having worked closely with the Jamestown Arts Center, I have witnessed how the arts cultivate creative thought processes and build community,” says Swedlund. “I look forward to working with the North Dakota Council on the Arts to promote, preserve and perpetuate the arts in North Dakota.”
Counties served (figures taken from 2012 census): Wells County, population 4,274; Foster County, population 3,396; Stutsman County, population 20,986; Logan County, population 1,940; McIntosh County, population 2,765; LaMoure County, population 4,126; Dickey County, population 5,259; Griggs County, population 2,357; Barnes County, population 11,036
1600 East Century Avenue, Suite 6
Bismarck, ND 58503-0649
(701) 328-7595 (Fax)
Hours of business are:
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed on National Holidays