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Bowman County Development Corporation
PH: 701.523.5880
Bowman County NDSU Extension
PH: 701.523.5271
Pioneer Trails Regional Museum
PH: 701.523.3600

Do you or someone in your organization want to expand their leadership skills, community knowledge and network?  A strategic focus on leadership may lead an organization in a variety of directions, all in the attempt to cultivate more individuals interested and prepared to take on leadership roles in organizations, businesses, and the community.  Empowering Leaders may be a great fit!  You can become a member of Empowering Leaders and learn more by calling 701.523.5880, email, visit

2017 Membership Brochure

SHAPING YOUR COMMUNITY - Empowering Leaders 2017

NOVEMBER PROGRAM - Tuesday, November 28, 12 PM - Book Club  - Facilitated Discussion

DECEMBER PROGRAM - Tuesday, December 12, 12 PM - Book Club  - Facilitated Discussion 

JANURAY EVENT - Thank you to all that attended the Social this January!  Great networking:)

FEBRUARY PROGRAM - Tuesday, February 28, 12 PM - Board of Directors - A panel of directors from a variety of organizations will share their experiences as Board Members

MARCH PROGRAM - Tuesday, March 28, 12 PM - Generations Working Together - Learn how diverse generations operate and tips to engage each one.

APRIL PROGRAM - Tuesday, April 25, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM - Volunteer Engagement Extended Session - Volunteers are the backbone of a community!  *Learn how to reach and build a volunteer base *Understand expectations of volunteers and coordinators *Unexpected ways to be involved in your community *Partnerships with other organizations


BRENT SEAKS, Executive Director, Badlands Ministries

DENIS MONTPLASIR, Volunteer Coordinator, Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation

CHERYL VIOLA, Director, Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce


10:00 AM
Denis Montplasir
Volunteer Best Practices & Coaching
Unexpected Ways to be Involved
Brent Seaks

$35 for Non-Members
Please register by contacting Laura at 701.523.5880 or emailing



MAY PROGRAM - Tuesday, May 23, 12 PM - Time Management - Life, Work, & Community - Prioritizing, setting boundaries and more about finding balance

BURGERS IN THE PARK - Spend time with your neighbors and community on beautiful evenings at the Bowman City Park
- third Thursdays, 5 - 7 PM.  

May 18 * June 15 * July 20 * August 17 * September 21

OCTOBER PROGRAM - Tuesday, October 24, 12 PM - Marketing Your Organization  - Strategies and platforms to help organizations tell their story.

MISSION: To Provide professional and personal development opportunities while encouraging community engagement and creating a venue for networking.
MEMBERSHIP: $125 for a year membership.  Membership includes a meal at each program, guaranteed registration at each program and hand-outs.  
Attend an individual meeting of interest for $20*.  Please RSVP to or 523.5880.  *April session will be an extended session and carry a $35 registration fee.