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Mari Ossenfort

Mari Ossenfort Emily's Hope Board Memeber

Mari Ossenfort is a member of the Emily’s Hope Board of Directors. Mari brings more than 25 years of local broadcast management and marketing experience to Emily’s Hope Board of Directors. Currently, she is the Vice President and General Manager of KELOLAND Media Group, serving all South Dakota and portions of Minnesota, Wyoming, Montana, Nebraska, and Iowa. Before joining KELOLAND, Ms. Ossenfort served as Vice President and General Manager for Forum Communications, overseeing its broadcast operations in North Dakota and the surrounding states. Before Forum Communications, Ms. Ossenfort served as General Manager of another TV station in Sioux Falls.

Mari Ossenfort has been deeply involved in the Sioux Falls community. In addition to Emily’s Hope Board of Directors, Mari serves as a board member for Kids’ Chance of South Dakota, the South Dakota Chamber of Commerce & Industry, South Dakota Broadcasters Association, SDSU School of Communication and Journalism Advisory Board, and the Greater Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce Business Leadership Committee. Ms. Ossenfort graduated from the University of South Dakota with a degree in business management.