Jodi Bruns is a Leadership and Civic Engagement Specialist for NDSU Extension. She works with rural community leaders to assist them in developing long-term plans as well as providing various research-based resources from NDSU. She also delivers professional development training and facilitation for private industry, government agencies as well as communities. Jodi earned a B.A. degree in Mass Communication from NDSU and M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from NDSU. She is a certified trainer for Real Colors®, Everything DISC®, and Crucial Conversations® and has completed Successful Strengths Coaching through the Gallup organization.
Jodi and her husband Steve farm in rural Dickey County and they have one son, Walker who is a freshman at NDSU.