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DCB Hires Foundation Director

StevensLeslie-newsprofile.jpgDakota College at Bottineau has hired a new Foundation Director.  Leslie Herslip-Stevens officially started her position at DCB on February 5, 2019.  She will coordinate and manage all activities associated with the DCB Foundation, including new initiatives for gifting opportunities. 

 Born and raised in Bottineau, Herslip-Stevens is a DCB Alum, graduating from NDSU-Bottineau Branch.  She completed her BS in Public Relations and Speech from NDSU Fargo. She is scheduled to complete her master’s degree in leadership this summer through the University of Jamestown. 

Herslip-Stevens has extensive marketing and fundraising experience.  She recently worked for Food Management Investors, the ND State Fair Foundation and has experience in consulting and grant writing for area non-profits and cooperatives. In addition, she has served on the Habitat for Humanity Northern Lights Chapter committees, Miss Rodeo America National Advisory Committee and Miss Rodeo ND Pageant Committee. 

Living in Mohall, Herslip-Stevens is married to Troy Stevens where they raise and show quarter horses on a state and regional level.  Herslip-Stevens shares that she is looking forward to reconnecting and meeting folks within the community to establish relationships and share Dakota College’s story. 

The DCB Foundation was originally incorporated in 1983 as the NDSU-Bottineau Foundation, and continues to work exclusively for the benefit of Dakota College at Bottineau. Its purpose is to establish, promote and stimulate voluntary financial support for the benefit of the college, especially in the building of endowments and in addressing the long-term priorities of the college.  A major goal of the Foundation is to provide scholarships and general development funding that significantly benefits students.