Jensen named Director of Communications with CVIC

New Director of Communications, Marie Strinden Jensen

Marie Jensen has joined the Community Violence Intervention Center (CVIC) as Director of Communications. She will be instrumental in advancing the organization’s work to virtually end violence in the Grand Forks region, developing communication strategies and strengthening CVIC’s connection to the community and reaching those in need of CVIC services.

Jensen is the owner of Relax Event Studio, a design and retail company focused on graphic design, project/event management and marketing/branding.  She served as an elected representative for Grand Forks in the North Dakota State Legislature from 2012-2016.  She also served as the Executive Director for the North Valley Arts Council.

“I am honored to join CVIC. CVIC is a leader in ending violence, healing trauma, and educating the community about preventing violence and promoting healthy relationships.  I am excited to work with the CVIC team on this important mission.”

President/CEO Coiya Tompkins said, “Marie’s boundless energy, can-do attitude and genuine desire to apply her many talents to a mission she adores, appear to be ideal fits for our internal and external communications needs.”