The College's present executive officers are:
RAYMOND NADOLNY, Ph.D., PRESIDENT
Dr. Nadolny has been president of the College since April, 2009. Prior to joining the College he was Vice President, Extended Learning at Lake Technical College. He earned a Doctor of Philosophy, Education in 2006 from Oregon State University; Master of Theological Studies in 1991 from Mount Angel Seminary; as well as a Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy/History in 1984 from Benedictine University.
JOHN MILLER, Ph.D., VICE PRESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
Dr. John Miller is a career educator of over thirty years, with teaching and administrative experience spanning both K-12 and post-secondary education. On June 28, 2015 Dr. Miller assumed duties at Williston State College as Vice-President for Academic Affairs. Prior to his appointment at WSC Dr. Miller worked as a secondary teacher and administrator, Director of operations for a K-12 school system, and as an Instructional Dean for Extended Studies at the College of Southern Idaho. In his native state broadband system connecting high school and the college/university partners for the delivery of dual credit. He received his bachelor's and doctoral degrees from the University of Idaho and holds teaching and administrative credentials for K-12 education in both Idaho and North Dakota.
TERRY OLSON, VICE PRESIDENT FOR COLLEGE ADVANCEMENT
Mr. Olson has held his current position since April, 2009. Terry has been employed by Williston State College since 1982 where he was the Head Basketball Coach, Athletic Director and Instructor. Prior to working at WSC, Terry taught at Harvey Public Schools in North Dakota from 1981-1982. Currently, he also is the Executive Director of the Williston State Foundation. He earned a Masters of Education in Professional Development with an emphasis in Athletic Administration in 1981 from the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater and a Bachelor of Science from North Dakota State University in 1978.
DEANETTE PIESIK, CEO, TRAINND
Deanette Piesik, Executive Director, TrainND - Mrs. Piesik has held her current position since 2000. Prior to joining the College, she was Region I Traffic Safety Coordinator at Community Action and Development. Previous positions at the College were Workforce Training Manager. She earned a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from UND in 2005 and Bachelor's Degree, Business Administration from Dickinson State University in 1994.
KEITH OLSON, DIRECTOR, SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER
Mr. Olson has been Director, SBDC since 2003. Prior to joining the College, he was CEO of Bushel 42 Pasta Company. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Education with a minor in Coaching and Driver's education from the University of North Dakota in 1987.
LAURIE FURUSETH, CPA, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Laurie Furuseth has been Chief Financial Officer of Williston State College since November 1, 2013. Prior to accepting this position, she was a partner in a local CPA firm for more than 25 years. She earned a Masters of Accountancy from UND in 1983 and a Bachelors Science Business Administration - Accounting in 1981.
JENNIFER WOLF, DIRECTOR FOR CREATIVE SERVICES
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication from UND
Associate of Applied Science Degree in Graphic Design from The Art Institute in Minneapolis
KAYLYN BONDY, MBA, Vice President for Student Affairs
Kaylyn joined WSC in the summer of 2011. Prior to her employment at WSC, she was the director of an international ESL school and has eight years experience teaching English as a Second Language. She earned her Master II from the Institut d'Administration des Entreprises in France and her MBA from the University of St. Thomas. She is currently pursuing on her PhD in Higher Education.
MICHELLE REMUS, DIRECTOR FOR HUMAN RESOURCES
Michelle Remus has been with Williston State College since August, 2009. Mrs. Remus first served as the Executive Assistant to the President before becoming the Director for Human Resources in January 2010. Prior to joining WSC, Michelle worked at IMG, one of the world's largest sports marketing agencies, in Cleveland, Ohio. Ms. Remus holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resource Management as well as in Business Administration.
RYAN MOLTER, DIRECTOR FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Ryan Molter has been the Director for Information Technology since 2015. Ryan's previous positions at the college included being the Helpdesk Technician in 2014 and the Assistant Cook in 2012. Ryan received his Associates in Applied Science in Computer Information Systems in 2015 and a Bachelor of Arts in East Asian Studies from Minnesota State University Moorhead in 2008.
VINCENT PACHUILO, DIRECTOR FOR FACILITIES
Vince started at Williston State College in the fall of 2014. Prior to arriving at WSC Vince served twenty years in the higher education industry. He has held positions as Controller, Chief Financial Officer, Financial Analyst and Consultant. Vince earned a BS in Mathematics from the University of Arizona and an MBA from Western International University.
DAN ARTAMENKO, ATHLETIC DIRECTOR
Mr. Artamenko has been the Director of Athletics since 2014. Prior to joining the College he was Eligibility and Academic Coordinator at Blinn College. He has held positions with the NJCAA, USA Wrestling, and the Denver Nuggets. He has earned a Master's Degree in Business Administration from the University of Colorado in 2011; as well as a Bachelor of Science, Sports Management in 2009 from Lubbock Christian University.