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Joel Brandvold

jbPosition:  Ag. Education Instructor/FFA Advisor


Phone:  701.228.2266 ext 505

Class Assignments

Education: Bachelors from Concordia College – St Paul, MN, 1984.
Masters from Concordia Theological Seminary – Ft Wayne, IN 1988.
Teaching Certificate – Minot State University – Minot, ND, 2017.

About: I served as Pastor at Tolley/Flaxton/Larson, ND for 3 years, and Austin, MN for 2 years. Started a camp and retreat center serving as Executive Director and served Kramer and Gardena churches for 12 years and then Moved to the new Location near St John, ND and served as Executive Director for 12 years. I taught 1 year of Science in Bottineau and am currently the Vo Ag Instructor for Bottineau High School.

I am Married to Susan (Eidmann) Brandvold – Bottineau County Health Nurse; and have two sons 1)Phillip (Married to Bethany, nee Meyers) in St Paul, MN, working for Minntronics Medical devises company as a computer tech 3 and part-time youth director; 2)Jason – who is ranching, working part-time as camp maintenance assistant and owns Livestock Limo – a Livestock transportation service. Phillip, Jason and I all graduated from Bottineau High School.

I enjoy working with youth and raising livestock and helping people. I also like to read and sing and play guitar. Seeing students have an aha moment is a thrill for me and I am always looking for ways to help them learn a new skill or deepen their knowledge.