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Q. Tell us about yourself and your role within the organization.
A. Born and raised in the Bismarck area, and I have lived in North Dakota for most of my life, other than for five years that we lived in Missouri, where I worked as the Executive Director of a Non-Profit in the St. Louis Area. I am an avid runner and I am a die-hard St. Louis Cardinal and Green Bay Packer fan. I have been married to my wife, Lisa for the past 25 years and we have three children- Brandon, Tara and Lauren.
I have worked in the field of developmental disabilities since 1981, most of those years working for non-profit organizations in North Dakota and Missouri. I founded Community Options in 1997 and have served as President for the past 20 years.
Q. Briefly tell us the history of Community Options.
A. Community Options began in July 1997. My vision was to create an organization that supported people’s dreams of living a lifestyle of their choice. Our services were driven and directed by each person, while at the same time surrounding them with a team of individuals who would carry out the support plan to achieve their dreams. Read more
Compassion, Community, Commitment
Community Options is dedicated to supporting people through individual choice, to live a lifestyle which gives dignity and respect. Community Options was founded because of the belief in providing personalized services directed by the individual and their families.
Our continued commitment is to partner with each person, their family or guardian, friends, neighbors, co-workers, professionals and employers to attain their desired outcomes and goals. The success of Community Options depends on the satisfaction of those we support and their ability to reach their goals.
4909 Shelburne Street
Bismarck, ND 58503
Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday – Sunday: closed