The Consensus Council, Inc.  

Greg Gallagher

Director of Programs & Research

Greg is the Director of Programs & Research at the Consensus Council, providing program support for various Council activities. Greg has extensive experience in public policy analysis, program design and administration, group facilitation, legislative initiatives, data analysis, accountability reporting, program evaluation and improvement, grants management, and technical writing. Greg earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in human development from St. Mary’s College, Winona, MN. He earned his Master of Arts degree in religion and religious education from Fordham University, New York, NY.

Prior to joining the Council, Greg served 28 years with the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction, completing his service as Director of Assessment. During his tenure, Greg supervised the development and implementation of the state’s academic content and achievement standards, the state’s academic assessment program, and the state’s academic accountability reporting system, compliant with federal and state statute. Greg supervised the administration of several multi-million-dollar state grant programs, including professional development, innovation, and accountability initiatives. He served as director of the state’s interagency early childhood tracking system for children at-risk for developmental delays. Prior to his service to the state, Greg directed non-public education programs for the Diocese of Bismarck for 10 years. Greg has served on various regional and national education advisory committees and councils.

Contact: 701-224-0588 x 102

Scott Fry

Senior Program Director

Scott has experience in grassroots organizing, strategic planning, organizing assessments, legislative and public policy initiatives, campaign planning and evaluation, meeting facilitation and design, media outreach, and training and coaching.  He received a degree in English from the University of Idaho.

Scott has past experience as a community organizer with Idaho Rural Council and Dakota Resource Council.  He was responsible for multiple task forces and chapters of those organizations during his tenure.  He has also managed a physical therapy clinic in Idaho and the Home Improvement Department at the Bismarck Sears. 

Contact: 701-224-0588 x 106

Rose Stoller

Executive Director

Rose has experience in process design, facilitation, programming, implementation, legislative and public policy initiatives, community conversations, program evaluation, and advocacy. She received a degree in social and behavioral sciences from the University of Mary.

Rose has past experiences as the Executive Director of the Mental Health Association in North Dakota where she received the Mental Health Services Award from the North Dakota Psychiatric Society and the Welcome Back Award from the Eli Lilly Company. She also worked, for 17 years, with the North Dakota Department of Human Services. She is a graduate of the Bismarck-Mandan Chamber Leadership program, is a past Chair of the Bismarck Human Relations Committee, served on the Northern Plains Initiative (NPI) and Marketplace for Kids Boards of Directors along with having served on many governing and policy boards statewide and regionally. Rose is a founding member of the North Dakota Womens Network and active in the Bismarck-Mandan League of Women Voters.

Contact: 701-224-0588 x 101

Karla Buzick

Office and Technology Manager

Karla joined The Consensus Council Inc. in January 2013 as the Office and Technology Manager. She has a degree in Information Processing from Bismarck State College and is MOS certified in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint.

Karla is a 2011 graduate of the Bismarck-Mandan Leadership Program. She has been involved with a number of non-profits over the years, including Dakota OutRight from 2011-2017, the North Dakota Human Rights Coalition from 2011-2017, and the Bismarck Human Relations Committee from 2011-2012. She was a grant reviewer with the PFund Social Change grant committee and also has been a member of the statewide LGBTQ+ Advisory Committee through the ND Department of Health & the ND Women's Network. 

Contact: 701-224-0588 x 100


BISMARCK, ND 58503-0500

PHONE: 701-224-0588
FAX: 701-224-0787