Visit Minot Staff

The staff at our Visit Minot office is dedicated to making your trip to Minot warm and welcoming — whether it is for just a few hours or an extended stay. Our website can help you plan out your entire stay and our annual Minot Travel Guide offers you a complete listing of all the great things to enjoy while you’re in the Magic City.


If there is something we can do to help you plan your next trip to Minot, please let us know. It’s time to make plans!

Executive Director

Stephanie Schoenrock

Contact Stephanie by email, or call us at 701-857-8206.


What I love about Minot

“I’m a North Dakota girl and Minot has been my home for over 20 years. For me, Minot is the perfect size community. It’s small enough so I can get to any place in town within 15 minutes but large enough to have access to excellent shopping, dining, and entertainment options. I love the grit that the people of Minot have! We are a resilient community that has survived and thrived through some tough times. The future is bright in Minot and I’m grateful to call it home.”

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Office Administrator

Cathie German

Contact Cathie by email, or call us at 701-857-8206.


What I love about Minot

“Minot has been my home for most of my life, so I have LOTS of reasons to love Minot! But I can easily say that hands down what I love most about Minot is the people who live here! I love how kind and caring the people are and I admire the community’s ability to come together and help one another, both during times of adversity and times of triumph.  Minot has also proven to be an excellent place for my children to grow up with great schools, parks, and activities for us to enjoy all year round! We are lucky to call Minot home, and to be a part of this wonderful, growing community!”

Director of Team Events and Meetings

Tonya Parker

Contact Tonya by email, or call us at 701-857-8206.


What I love about Minot

“As a proud military spouse, originally from South Carolina, I must admit that I was very upset when my husband let me know we were being stationed in Minot, ND.  What I have discovered though is that this town absolutely does not deserve the unfair reputation it’s been given. Coming from a city of almost half a million, I was resigned to losing out on the restaurants, conveniences, and things to do, that I had grown accustomed to.  However, one of the many things that pleasantly surprised me when I arrived was the abundance of delicious restaurants, variety of shopping, and a list of events and goings-on, that could rival the “big city” that I came from.  More than anything though, I fell in love with the people of Minot. I discovered a helpful and pleasant demeanor throughout all of my interactions around town, from our shop owners and public servants to my coworkers and neighbors.  It did not take long before I started to feel less like I was at a stationing and more like I was at home. I adore the people of Minot and I have fallen in love with the small-town feel while appreciating the big town amenities.  The kindness and welcoming nature of this community has been overwhelming and not only am I excited to be a part of this amazing, growing place, but am proud to call Minot my home.”

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Digital Marketing Manager

Maddi Langley

Contact Maddi by email, or call us at 701-857-8206


What I love about Minot

“As a Minnesota girl with a “no place like home” mentality, I came to Minot completely unknowing of what to expect. Upon arrival, I was swept into a community of kind people, smiling faces, and ‘magic’ as the saying goes. I love Minot because of how incredibly welcoming and resilient the community is. Through the uncertain times, Minot has remained strong and dedicated to improvement. The community members lean together and find strength in numbers, which is a truly beautiful quality. From the vast array of new businesses to community events, Minot continues to push the bar. I am so thankful I am here to witness the magic in the making.”

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Communications Manager

Allison Bullinger

Contact Allison by email, or call us at 701-857-8206


What I love about Minot

“I was born on Minot AFB, and after getting moved around a bit, my family happily accepted the offer to come back to Minot. I can say after graduating from school here and now raising a family here, I am proud to call Minot my home. Minot’s small-town atmosphere with big-city amenities makes it the perfect place for individuals or families to visit or stay. I love how Minot’s businesses and associations work hard at growing our already great shopping, dining, and entertainment experiences. Minot folks are also the friendliest you will ever meet! My family and I like to travel, but what we love is that feeling of getting to come back home to Minot. “

2022 Board of Directors


Executive Committee

Randy Conway – President, Representing Minot Area Businesses
Amanda Shappell – 1st Vice-President, Representing Minot Motel/Hotel Association
Megan Laudenschlager – 2nd Vice-President, Representing Community at Large
Thor Nelson – Secretary/Treasurer, Representing Community at Large


Board Members

Josh Galloway – Representing Minot Motel/Hotel Association
Chuck Massey – Representing Minot Area Businesses
Gabriel Meija – Representing Minot Motel/Hotel Association
Paul Pitner – Representing Minot City Council
Jesse Zwak – Representing Minot Area Businesses

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