Officers and Board of Directors

Don Santer

Don Santer
Chief Executive Officer

Traci LaDouceur

Chief Financial Officer
Leslie Stastny

Leslie Stastny
Chief Program Officer


NDAD Board of Directors officers: (from left) Anne Putbrese, Craig Hashbarger and Betty Wilkening

PRESIDENT:  Craig Hashbarger, Fargo

VICE PRESIDENT:  Anne Putbrese, Grand Forks

SECRETARY-TREASURER:  Betty Wilkening, Grand Forks

DIRECTORS:  Wendell Grondahl, Maddock; Tom Alexander, Minot.

To contact a board member, please call (800) 532-NDAD (6323) or email


Donna Hansen
Donna Hansen is on the move in retirement. Relaxing wasn’t her post-career goal. Finishing her 39th and final year in special education, though, proved more than a small challenge for the longtime Grand Forks special educator.   NDAD helped her move quickly to meet the challenge through its Healthcare Equipment Loan Program (HELP). While ...
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