Board of Regents

About the Board of Regents

Our Board of Regents is responsible for setting the strategic direction and high level goals and objectives of the school as Oak Grove delivers on the mission, vision and values shaping its legacy since 1906.

Board Members

Members of our Board of Regents are selected by the Eastern North Dakota and Northwestern Minnesota synods of the ELCA to oversee all operations of the school.

  • Jerilynn Brantner Adams*
  • Brad DeJong – Vice Chair*
  • Dan Bueide*
  • Patrick Chaffee*
  • Tricia Erickson*
  • Rev. Mary Suomala Folkerds
  • Kelly Humble
  • Dr. Kirsten Juhl
  • Bishop Tessa Moon Leiseth
  • Karla Lyngstad
  • Rev. Chuck Olmstead
  • Roger Olson
  • Jon Rustvang*
  • Shane Sharpe
  • Lisa Sjoberg
  • Bishop Bill Tesch
  • Sher Thomsen – Chairperson*
  • Wade Webb

* Denotes members of Executive Committee