Executive Director of Enrollment Management/Director of Admissions
Hometown: Turton, SD
Education: M.S. in Education, Northern State University
"NSU offers its students many opportunities to mature both in their education and in leadership skills. The faculty and staff honestly care about students and work with them to reach their goals."
Amy Blackstone - Admissions Counselor
Hometown: Canton, SD
Responsibilities\Area: Transfer students
Degrees\Education: BS, Business Science
Kathy Boschee - Admissions Counselor
Hometown: Aberdeen, SD
Responsibilities/Area: Mobridge to Ipswich and from Pollock to Pierre…and all the South Dakota towns in between.
Brent Dodds - Admissions Counselor
Hometown: White Lake, SD
Responsibilities\Area: The 11-county Twin Cities Metropolitan area in MN and the states of AZ, CA, CO, FL, IL, NV, TX, and UT.
Degrees\Education: Degrees/Education - Bachelors of Music Education/Vocal and Instrumental from Northern State University
"The passion that all members of our campus and the Aberdeen community have for NSU is amazing! Students attending Northern State University will receive an outstanding education and will be very well prepared to excel in their chosen career fields. I’m looking forward to visiting with you about your goals and helping you experience NSU. Go Wolves! "
Jeremiah Gard - Admissions Counselor
Hometown: Moorhead, MN
Responsibilities\Area: North Dakota
Degrees\Education: B.A. in Communication Arts from Montana State University-Billings (class of 2000).
"I'm proud to be part of a great team of educators and professionals. NSU is truly an amazing place to be!"
Hometown: Tappen, ND
Responsibilities\Area: Southern Minnesota
Degrees\Education: BS, Sports Marketing and Administration from NSU
Matt Scott - Admissions Counselor
Hometown: Spiritwood, ND
Responsibilities/Area: Northeastern South Dakota
Degrees/Education: B.A. in History and minor in Sociology from NSU
“Community is what it is all about. At Northern, being involved with activities in and outside the classroom is what makes the experience here great. Professors will know you by name, activities will draw you in, and your friends, the faculty, and the staff will help and support you along the way as you pursue your degree in this community of NSU.“
Amanda Weischedel - Admissions Counselor
Hometown- Gettysburg, SD
Responsibilities/area- Western South Dakota, MO, and WY.
Education- B.A., Mass Communications
"I hope I have the opportunity to show you what Northern State has to offer and show you how NSU is a great place to get a strong foundation for your future."
Tena Westling - Admissions Counselor
Hometown: Alcester, SD
Responsibilities\Area: Marketing Associate. Territory is Southeast SD, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri, and Kentucky.
Degrees\Education: B.A. in Sociology
"Whether you're involved in athletics, music programs, or social organizations Northern State University faculty and staff and the community of Aberdeen are here for YOU every day!"
Jill Vining - Admissions Secretary
Hometown- Wyndmere, ND
Responsibilities\Area- Secretary; work with transfer students and accepts incoming students
Degrees\Education- A.A., Office Administration