NDSCS Alumni Foundation Staff
NDSCS Foundation Executive Director
Through her leadership of the NDSCS Alumni Foundation, Kim Nelson is a dedicated and conscientious advocate for students. She supports the Foundation's mission to support and assist those activities that develop and strengthen NDSCS by building strong relationships with business and industry leaders.
Kim's fundraising and development work, in partnership with the NDSCS Alumni Foundation's Board of Directors, provides students with scholarship resources to reach their academic goals and career aspirations.
She has held various positions at NDSCS over the past two decades. In her current role, she has helped grow the investment and endowment funds. Kim values the many friendships she has with Alumni and friends across the country. Kim is a Wyndmere, ND native. She and her husband, Brian, now resides in Minnesota lake country near Fergus Falls.
Donor Development Representative
Barb joined the NDSCS Alumni Foundation in 2009. In her role as a Donor Development Representative, she communicates with alumni and friends, manages annual and endowment scholarships and works with database and financial tracking.
Barb is from Powers Lake, N.D. She is a 1987 NDSCS graduate with a Stenographic Secretarial and Computer Operation degree. Barb enjoys the diversity of the college and working in the Alumni/Foundation office. Barb resides in Wahpeton with her husband, Will, and two sons.
Alumni Relations Coordinator
Stephanie joined the NDSCS Alumni Foundation as Alumni Relations Coordinator in November of 2020. Stephanie, an NDSCS graduate, is excited to be back on campus. She will oversee Alumni Homecoming Events, help coordinate the DREAMS Auction, and coordinate marketing materials.
Stephanie and her husband Casey live in Rothsay. They have three boys, Wyatt, Ethan, and Preston. Ethan is currently attending NDSCS in the HVAC/R program. Stephanie looks forward to getting involved on campus and in the community through the many events the Foundation has to offer.
Denise is a valuable member of the Alumni/Foundation team and serves as the Event Specialist. She directs the NDSCS Alumni Foundation's DREAMS Auction fundraising event. Denise also assists with the coordination of the Alumni Meet & Greet Events, Homecoming and other related functions.
Denise grew up in Goodrich, N.D. and graduated from Bismarck High School. She is also an NDSCS Alumni with a Marketing and Management degree. Denise and her husband Perry live in Wahpeton and have three grown children. She enjoys the excitement the DREAMS Auction creates in the community and working with the many student volunteer groups.
Interim Donor Development Manager
Perry, a Wahpeton native, is a 1981 NDSCS Ag-Business graduate, former Foundation Board Member and 2015 Alumnus of the Year. His great grandmother attended NDSSS many years ago, along with his mother, sister and many cousins. He brings a strong knowledge of the College, the surrounding communities and the goals of the NDSCS Alumni Foundation.
We are extremely grateful to Perry for taking on the interim position as the Foundation searches for a full-time person. Perry would be happy to visit with you about planned giving, the Challenge Grant State Matching Program, the ND Career Builders Program and other ways you can make a difference at NDSCS.
Director of Gift Planning
The NDSCS Alumni Foundation is excited to welcome Yoney Fobb as our Director of Gift Planning. Yoney, originally from Denver, CO, is a 2003 NDSCS Business Administration graduate. While a student he played football for the Wildcats and met his wife Renata, a member of the 2003 Wildcat Volleyball team. Following graduation, Yoney continued playing football for East Central Oklahoma then returned to the community to raise his family. Yoney and Renata have four children Jaida (14), Sienna (11), Malea (7), Camden (4) and own the local Snap Fitness. The Fobb’s are very invested in the community and NDSCS.
Yoney will be organizing the NDSCS Foundation’s fundraising initiatives and building relationships with donors, staff and volunteers. He looks forward to spending time with fellow alums and friends of the college, hearing stories and sharing his Wildcat Pride.