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Portrait of Nikki Massmann

Nikki Massmann

BS, Scientific and Technical Communication
  • Director of Communications, EERC

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Office Address



Grand Forks, ND 58202-9018

15 North 23rd Street, Stop 9018

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Biography

Nikki Massmann is the Director of Communications at the EERC, where she serves on the leadership team, developing and implementing the EERC's strategic marketing communications plan. Prior to her position at the EERC, she served as Communication Coordinator at the Center for Rural Health at UND's School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Ms. Massmann holds a B.S. degree in Scientific and Technical Communication from the University of Minnesota, Crookston.

Ms. Massmann's principal areas of interest and expertise include strategic communication planning, media and public relations, information dissemination, social media, and marketing.

EERC Women in STEM: Persistence Pays Off, December 2017

EERC Women in STEM: Overcoming Barriers, August 2017

Massmann, N.M., 2017, Activity FAQs – geologic study in Mercer and Oliver Counties in central North Dakota: North Dakota CarbonSAFE fact sheet no. 3, Grand Forks, North Dakota, Energy & Environmental Research Center, September.

Massmann, N.M., 2017, Activity FAQs – geophysical survey near Center, North Dakota: North Dakota CarbonSAFE fact sheet no. 1, Grand Forks, North Dakota, Energy & Environmental Research Center, September.

Massmann, N.M., 2017, North Dakota CarbonSAFE – a feasibility study: North Dakota CarbonSAFE fact sheet no. 2, Grand Forks, North Dakota, Energy & Environmental Research Center, September.

Massmann, N.M., 2017, North Dakota’s energy future: Fact sheet, Grand Forks, North Dakota, Energy & Environmental Research Center, July.

Mind Matters, North Dakota Medicine, Volume 41, Issue 2, July 2016

American Indian Health Research Conference, North Dakota Medicine, Volume 40, Issue 4, December 2015

Scrubs Academy Prescribes Health Career Experiences to Students, North Dakota Medicine, Volume 40, Issue 3, September 2015

Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health Celebrates 30 Years North Dakota Medicine, Vol. 40, Issue 2, July 2015

Brushing Upon Dental Care in North Dakota, North Dakota Medicine, Vol. 40, Issue 1, March 2015

NRCNAA Celebrates 20 Years Helping Native Elders, North Dakota Medicine, Vol. 39, Issue 4, December 2014

Collaborating to Improve Cardiac Care, North Dakota Medicine, Vol. 39, Issue 3, September 2014

The North Dakota Brain Injury Network, North Dakota Medicine, Volume 39, Issue 1, March 2014

Chronic Disease Assessment Report for North Dakota, Massmann, N., Gibbens, B., Peterson, M., and Quinn, R., February 2014

Campus Emergencies, Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Training, 2018

Public Relations Society of America Corporate Communication Conference, 2018

North Dakota Rural Health Association Strategic Planning, 2016

National Rural Health Association annual conference, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Social Media Marketing training, 2014

University of Minnesota Community Engagement training, 2012

Shaping Policy for Health: Assessing and Framing the Policy Problem Training Course, 2012

Toastmasters International District Speech Contest Third Place Awardee, 2012

Toastmasters International Division-Speech Contest First Place Awardee, 2012

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Team Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety (TeamSTEPPS) Training and Conference Attendee, 2011

Using Focus Groups as a Tool to Increase Evaluation Capacity Seminar Attendee, 2011

Auditing Clinical Trials for Good Clinical Practice, 2007

Lean Six Sigma training, 2007

PRACS Institute, Ltd. Corporate Team Award recipient, 2006

B.S., Scientific and Technical Communication, University of Minnesota, Crookston, 2003

2010–2017: Quality Improvement Project Coordinator and Communications Coordinator, Center for Rural Health, University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Grand Forks, North Dakota.

2004–2010: Quality Assurance Associate, PRACS Institute, Ltd., East Grand Forks, Minnesota.

2002–2003: Intern, Crookston Area Chamber of Commerce, Crookston, Minnesota.

1997–2001: Radio Announcer/Operator, KROX Radio, Crookston, Minnesota.

Wyoming CarbonSAFE Outreach Advisory Board Member, 2018-present

EERC Financial Transparency Team Member, 2018

EERC Employee Development Program Committee Member, 2018

EERC Employee Engagement Committee Member, 2017–present

Public Relations Society of America Member, 2015–present

University of North Dakota Marketing Council Member, 2017–present

North Dakota CarbonSAFE Outreach Advisory Board member, 2017–present

Energizing North Dakota Partnership Summit planning committee member, 2017–present

Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health Planning Committee member, 2013–2017

National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health Communication Committee member, 2013–2017

North Dakota Rural Health Association member, 2013–2017

Mind Matters Conference on Brain Injury planning committee, 2013–2017

UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences Transition Champion Team member, 2015–2016

Toastmasters International Member, 2010–2013

North Dakota Participating Hospitals Advisory Council member, 2010–2012

Healthy North Dakota Coordinating Committee member, 2011–2013

Statewide Stroke System of Care Annual Conference Planner and Facilitator, 2011

North Dakota Cancer Coalition member, 2011–2013

Society for Quality Assurance member, 2007–2010

Program Improvement Advisory Committee (PIAC) for Communications program, University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMC), 2005

Women's Fund Advisory Board Member and Marketing Committee Chairperson, January 2019 to present

Northern Valley Marketing and Communication Professionals Co-Chairperson, 2017 to present

Summer Arts Stages Board of Directors, 2017 to present

Greater Grand Forks Young Professionals Member, 2016 to present

East Grand Forks Soccer Club Board of Directors, 2015 to present

University of Minnesota Crookston Alumni Association Board of Directors, 2003–2007