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Join our Board of Managers

As the Fargo Playhouse evolves, so does our need to grow our board.  We strive to provide opportunities for our families and participants, as well as meet the needs within the community.  YOU can help us to be the BEST we can be!

Our Mission and Purpose: To change the way the world views Down syndrome and to send a global message of acceptance for all.

Our Vision: To see a world where individuals with Down syndrome are accepted and embraced in t their families, schools, and communities.


Desired Qualifications

Passion for the Mission

  • Demonstrate a genuine commitment to the mission of Gigi's Playhouse and a deep understanding of its impact on the community.

Expertise in Relevant Fields

  • Seek individuals with expertise in areas such as education, healthcare, nonprofit management, finance, law, marketing, or community outreach.

Diversity and Inclusion

  • Emphasize a commitment to diversity and inclusion, seeking candidates from varied backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

Leadership Experience

  • individuals with proven leadership experience, whether in a professional, community, or volunteer capacity.

Strategic Thinkers

  • Prioritize candidates who can contribute strategic insights and forward-thinking perspectives to guide Gigi's Playhouse in achieving its long-term goals.

Networking Abilities

  • Identify individuals with strong networks who can facilitate connections, partnerships, and fundraising opportunities for Gigi's Playhouse.

Advocacy Skills

  • Look for individuals with the ability to advocate for the organization and its mission, both within the community and potentially at higher levels.

Team Players

  • Value individuals who can collaborate effectively within a team, respecting diverse opinions and contributing constructively to discussions.


  • Ensure candidates have the time and commitment required for board meetings, committee work, and participation in fundraising or awareness events.

Benefits of Joining the Board of Managers

  • Make a difference in the Fargo community and be a part of our global mission to change the way the world views Down syndrome and promote acceptance for all.
  • Help individuals with Down syndrome reach their highest potential.
  • Be a part of amazing projects and events.
  • Expand your network and grow connections.
  • Develop new personal skills, ideas and opportunities.

Interested applicants- please complete the above form prior to May 16th. We will reach out the following week to provide more information.

Questions? Contact Andrea Hensrud (Board President) ahensrud@gigisplayhouse.org or 701-551-7529