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Brainerd Public Schools Foundation has new director

Brainerd Public Schools Foundation announces new executive director

As the Brainerd Public School Foundation celebrates its 25th anniversary, it announces Jill Neumann as their new executive director.

Neumann has a bachelor’s of science in economics from South Dakota State University, experience in financial underwriting and is certified in six sigma project management.

Most recently, she was the marketing director for St. Francis School for five years and was the communication chair for the capital campaign.

Additionally, she is active in the community in Riverside School PTO, St. Andrew’s Catholic Church, Cub Scouts, YMCA and Tae Kwon Do.

The mission of the Brainerd public schools foundation is to support the students and teachers of ISD 181, by connecting alumni and our community. The foundation assists in enhancing learning opportunities in the areas of academics, activities, the arts, and athletics through sustainable scholarships and grants.

For further information regarding the Brainerd Public Schools Foundation, or to make a contribution, see

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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