MSUM Foundation welcomes new board members

The MSUM Foundation is proud to welcome four new members to the MSUM Foundation Board. Their terms will begin July 1, 2020.

Jeannie Camarillo ’01 (mass communications) began her career at MET, inc. as a service representative and soon grew into a director of sales position at MainStay Suites. In 2007 she stepped into the media word with a job as account executive at WDAY-TV in Fargo, becoming a marketing consultant for her clients and used TV and web to help them grow their businesses. In 2012 Jeannie spent three years as an associate development director at Anne Carlson Center in Jamestown, raising funds for adults and families affected by disabilities and conditions that include autism, cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury and medical fragility. She then became an advertising consultant at MidCo, and now serves as an Azure sales representative at Microsoft Business Solutions.

 Leah (Doherty) Clemedtson was raised in Andover, Mass. She received her B.S. and J.D. degrees in Massachusetts and has been a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association since 1985. Leah was in general practice with an emphasis in estate and tax in Lawrence, Mass. She volunteered with Big Brother, Big Sister, Bon Secours Hospital, and other local organizations. In 1993 she relocated to Nice, France with her former husband, where she raised three children and was a lecturer for tour groups, giving lectures on French political history, the history of the city of Nice, and the cultural differences between France and the United States. She and her former husband served as co-chairpersons of the Nice chapter of Alpha Omega Dental Association. After returning to the USA, she moved to the F-M area in 2017 and married John Clemedtson with whom she currently works in real estate investment and management in Fargo, N.D. 

Ellen Case ’90 (mass communications)  Prior to serving as a consistent services aid for the United States House of Representatives in 2011, Ellen Case worked as an employer contracting manager for Meritcare Health Systems in Fargo and held positions in advertising and account management at The Forum. Ellen has been active in the Fargo-Moorhead community, including work with organizations such as United Way of Cass-Clay, Junior League of Fargo-Moorhead, FM Business Volunteer Council, MSUM Performing Arts, Northern Occupational Safety and Health Association, Chamber of Commerce of Fargo-Moorhead, Meritcare Health Systems Benefits Advisory Council, and FM Advertising Federation. Currently Ellen volunteers for the Roger Maris Cancer Center, Nativity Catholic Church, Villa Maria Nursing Home, and the Desert Sands Unified School District. In her free time, she enjoys golfing, hiking, playing the piano, and being involved in politics. 

Dayna Del Val ’95 (theatre arts) is the CEO and President of The Arts Partnership in Fargo. Del Val is a proven leader in arts advocacy and arts administration. She has transformed The Arts Partnership into a dynamic, responsive, arts advocacy powerhouse. A proven communicator, her diverse writing platforms, radio and television interviews and in-person presentations consistently highlight the myriad and reciprocal benefits of investing in the arts for economic, community based placemaking, cultural and quality of life aspects. An instinctive leader with a voracious curiosity for learning, Del Val has grown the organization by nearly 200 percent. In 2018, Del Val received the Emerging Leader award from the North Dakota Association of Nonprofit Organizations (NDANO). In 2017, The Arts Partnership was awarded the Governor’s Award for the Arts for Outstanding Arts Organization. Additionally, she is a professional stage and commercial actor.