Shawn Wenko, Executive Director
Directs economic development initiatives to achieve the goals and
directives as outlined by the economic development plan. Oversee
business relations, policy development and overall operation/direction
of the office.
Ann Kvande, Events Coordinator
Coordination and implementation of economic development events.
I.E. Stakeholders, WED Summit, ManLog, Job Fair, Holiday Open House,
Energy Alliance, Legislative tours/visits, etc. Oversee website
development and content management. Management of "Partners System"
Barb Peterson, Communications Coordinator
Produces a weekly e-newsletter called the Williston Wire which
includes original stories about the people, industry and economy of
Williston, important community events and Williston-related news from
other organizations. Manages public relations and advertising for
Williston Economic Development. Coordinates press conferences and
produces press releases for the City of Williston. Collaborates with
news media seeking information about Williston and the Bakken Shale
Brenda Schmidt, Administrative Assistant
Performs office administrative and office support. Oversees all
aspects of STAR Fund and WREDC. Social media content management.
Contact database management. Representation of "Positively Williston"