Leadership Team:


Kiesha Bullock

Kiesha is in her last year of medical school. She plans to become a family physician. Her hobbies include crocheting amigurumi, geocaching, and catching Pokemon with her nephews. Kiesha is outreach co-chair and also a member of the hospitality committee.


Allyson Durkin

Allyson is a recent graduate of Mayville State University. She is currently working as a teacher in the Fargo-Moorhead area. She enjoys reading, drawing, baking, quilting and other craft activities, as well as spending time outdoors. Allyson serves as the administrator for FM i.d.9:16.


Josh & Jackie Gow

Josh is married to his best friend and partner in achieving holiness, Jackie. He enjoys teaching others about the faith, praying, reading, and exercising. Josh serves as chair of the Liturgy committee for FM i.d.9:16. If you search diligently enough and luck is on your side, you may find him frolicking in the woods with the likes of the fauns and dryads of the Red River…

Jackie is married to her best friend Josh and is a mother to two handsome little boys. She works at Nativity Church and loves baking, hiking, gardening, reading, and anything outdoors! Jackie serves as co-chapter leader for FM i.d.9:16.

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Fr. Kurtis Gunwall

Fr. Kurtis Gunwall has been ordained for nine years and serves as Vocations Director for the Diocese of Fargo. In addition to his work for God through the Sacraments, preaching, teaching, and sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ, he enjoys reading, tennis, racquetball, volleyball, skiing, cards, games, and time with family and friends. Fr. Kurt serves on the communications committee for FM i.d.9:16.


Ben Hieserich

Ben grew up in Minnesota and lived in Japan, teaching English, for four years after college. He enjoys games of all kinds, whether they’re board games, card games, or video games. Ben serves as the chair of the technology committee and co-chair of the outreach committee.

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Amy Hoepfner

Amy is an interior designer and lives in Fargo with her three children. She loves to read, crochet, garden, watch movies and be outside, especially with her family. Amy serves on the hospitality and childcare committees.


Kristi Klug

Kristi grew up in western North Dakota. She loves her faith, spending time with family, and coffee with friends! Kristi serves on the hospitality team and as chair of the art & environment committee for FM i.d.9:16.

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Shannon O'Leary

Shannon grew up in the Fargo/Moorhead area. She currently works as a pre-kindergarten teacher for the JPII Catholic Schools Network. She loves reading, art, and spending time with family and friends. Shannon serves on the hospitality committee.

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Ashleigh Petts

Ashleigh grew up in West Virginia and moved to Fargo in 2015 for graduate school. She currently teaches writing at the university level and is working on her doctoral degree. Her hobbies include reading, riding her bike, playing trivia, and writing. Ashleigh serves on the outreach committee.


Jessica Skroch

Jessica works for Real Presence Radio. She loves Jesus, sunshine, spending time with family and friends, reading, creating, and anything outside! Jessica is the hospitality chair for FM i.d.9:16 and also serves on the communications committee.

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Katy Stevens

A special education teacher by trade, Katy takes the FM out of FM i.d.9:16, as she recently moved back home to Cavalier, ND to be closer to her family. She enjoys outdoor activities, reading, spending time with family and friends, and learning new things. Katy is in charge of print marketing and is on the hospitality committee for FM i.d.9:16.

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Anne Stoll

Anne is a wife and mother of 4 boys. She works as a tax accountant, and with her free time she enjoys spending time with family, camping, and reading. Anne serves on the food and technology committees. 


Corie Walker

Corie is a wife and blessed mother of two sons and two daughters. She works as a speech language pathologist at Sanford Health and enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, cooking, baking, and she would enjoy reading if she ever had any spare time! Corie serves as the chair of the food committee for FM i.d.9:16.


Are you interested in discerning becoming a part of the FM i.d. 9:16 Leadership Team?