Whether you're planning a blowout birthday bash, a swanky private dinner, or a one-of-a-kind wedding reception, our event staff has the experience to carry out your vision.


Brooke Brooke Conlin, '07
Director of Events
701.777.3493  |  brookec@undalumni.net

A Grand Forks native, Brooke attended the University of North Dakota and earned a bachelor’s degree in communication in 2007 with a minor in visual art. She's our "details girl" who enjoys piecing together all components to create unique event experiences. Her fun, personal, and professional touch is evident in any event she plans. In her spare time, Brooke enjoys spending time with family and friends, going to "the lake," and arranging flowers. Brooke and her husband Tom live in Grand Forks.
Amy Amy Sansaver, '12
Director of Gorecki Alumni Center
701.777.5368  |  amys@thegorecki.com

Amy, a UND marketing grad, loves meeting our wide variety of clients and their enthusiasm after seeing their events carried out. Amy is an organizing genius and handles the moving parts involved with events with great attention to detail. When not coordinating extraordinary events, Amy enjoys traveling, the lake, and decorating.
Keeley Keeley Useldinger
Associate Director of Events
UND Alumni Association & Foundation

701.777.6711  |  keeleyg@thegorecki.com

An East Grand Forks native, Keeley earned her bachelor’s degree in community health with a minor in human relations from St. Cloud State University in 2014. This degree path led her into the world of events and there was no turning back from there. Keeley enjoys the logistics of planning events and the happiness a client has after an event is carried out. Keeley enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, going to the lake and watching sports.
Nicole Polejewski, '18
Student & Young Alumni Coordinator
701.777.5921  |  nicolep@undalumni.net

Nicole takes charge of the Student & Young Alumni programming and events. Starting at the Gorecki Alumni Center as an events intern over two years ago, Nicole has developed a passion for creating successful events with happy clients. She enjoys connecting with young alum from around the country, and helping them connect with one another and UND. Nicole enjoys spending time with her family & friends, seeing new places, and relaxing at the lake during the summer.
Michelle Manthei
Events Coordinator - Presidents Events
UND Alumni Association & Foundation

701.777.5847  |  michellem@undalumni.net

Michelle, a Grand Forks native, is a student at UND working towards a bachelor’s degree in Communications, and was an intern at the Gorecki before moving into her new position. She works closely with the President to insure his events come to life. Michelle loves traveling, cooking, and spending time with her family and friends. She is looking forward to everything the future has to offer!
Alyssa Moum
Events Coordinator
Gorecki Alumni Center

701.777.5833  |  alyssam@thegorecki.com

Alyssa graduated from Minot State University in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Management.  She just recently moved to Grand Forks to try something new and landed a job here at the Gorecki Alumni Center.  Alyssa loves Grand Forks, and is excited for all that is to come in the future! Alyssa loves working with people and using her communication skills to help her get the job done.  She is a very detail oriented person and loves for things to be perfect.  When Alyssa isn’t planning events she likes to spend time with her family, preferably at the lake in the summer months.

Alli Allison (Alli) Ziegler, '19
Part-time Events Coordinator
Gorecki Alumni Center

Alli, a student at UND, is currently working towards her bachelor's degree in communication. As a part-time event coordinator, Alli assists in the planning and execution of a wide variety of events at Gorecki Alumni Center. She thoroughly enjoys the nitty gritty details that go into planning a client's special and unique event. Alli uses her skills of problem solving, creative thinking, and attention to detail to ensure that your event goes off without a hitch. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling to new places, spending time at "the lake", and feeding her never ending addiction to soy lattes.

Amanda Sorenson, '19
Part-time Events Coordinator
Gorecki Alumni Center

Amanda, an East Grand Forks native, is an undergraduate Marketing student with a minor in Communications at the University of North Dakota. She has always wanted to work in event coordination and event marketing, so her job at The Gorecki feels like the perfect fit! Upon graduation, Amanda would love to stay in the event planning industry. In her spare time, she likes traveling and spending time with her friends and family.