Brandi Nelson serves as the Director of Academic Affairs at Lake Region State College. Her responsibilities include faculty and program support and development, accreditation, assessment, strategic planning, institutional research, and campus safety and security. Nelson received a B.S. in Business Administration from Mayville State University (2005), an M.B.A. from University of North Dakota (2011), and a graduate certificate in Higher Education Assessment and Institutional Research from Sam Houston State University (2017). Lake Region State College is a founding member of the Interstate Passport Network. In 2015, Nelson participated in the IPP-Phase II project, helping to develop the learning outcomes for the Human Cultures knowledge and skill area.