Board of Directors

Access of the Red River Valley is fortunate to have an enthusiastic group of people serving on the Board of Directors. Each and every board member provides different skills, talents, and ambitions.

Executive Director

  • Kathy Potter
    Kathy Potter

    Executive Director

    Our Executive Director, Kathy Potter, began working for Access in 2001 as a part-time Business Manager. She later became Finance Director, followed by Chief Financial Officer, and then became our Executive Director in April of 2009.

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Board of Directors

  • Kim Almer
    Kim Almer

    Treasurer

    Commercial Loan Processing Business Banking Assistant Team Lead, Western Bank

    Term: November 2020–November 2023 (2nd Term)

  • LaVerne Czichotzki
    LaVerne Czichotzki

    Chair of Board Development

    Parent

    Emeritus

  • Lisa Fitzgerald
    Lisa Fitzgerald

    Director of Human Resources, Eide Bailly LLP

    Term: May 2020–May 2023 (2nd Term)

  • Brian Heger
    Brian Heger

    Board Chair

    Sales Consultant, 702 Communications

    Term: March 2019–March 2022 (20d Term)

  • Leah Larson
    Leah Larson

    HR Manager/Bookkeeper, Outlet Recreation

    Term: August 2019–August 2022 (2nd Term)

  • Andy Metzger
    Andy Metzger

    Product Manager at Bobcat Company

    Term: November 2020–November 2023 (1st Term)

  • Dave Roeder
    Dave Roeder

    Vice President

    Vice President/Commercial Portfolio Manager, Western State Bank

    Term: May 2020–May 2023 (2nd Term)

  • Mitch Taralson
    Mitch Taralson

    Business Banker

    Term: November 2020–November 2023 (1st Term)

  • Lance Tarver
    Lance Tarver

    Customer Success Account Manager

    Term: November 2020–November 2023 (2nd Term)