Our Staff At Great River Arts is dedicated to providing the community with a variety of arts experiences. If you'd like to help us, check out our volunteer opportunities.


Jill K. Moore, Executive Director

Jill Moore photo by: Doug Jenkins

Jill Moore

photo by: Doug Jenkins

Moore has been an active member of the Great River Arts since performing in Seasons of Love in the spring of 2011.  Her background includes spending eleven years on the road touring as a professional singer / dancer with five different production companies spanning three continents.  More recently, Moore served as a dance instructor at the St. Francis Music Center here in Little Falls. She is also a RYT 500 Yoga Instructor and a PhysicalMind Institute certified Pilates Instructor. Her vocal talents can be heard as she fronts a favorite local band, Harper’s Chord. They perform an eclectic blend of country & folk originals as well as a few notable covers. 

Moore lives with her husband, George, and their three children (George III, Henry, and Harper) in Little Falls.


Samantha K. Bruno, Program Support Specialist 

Sam Bruno

photo by: Valerie Manne

Bruno is a recent graduate of the University of Minnesota, Morris, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in both Studio Art and Art History.   A central Minnesotan native, her passions lie in creating experimental art; book binding; planning elaborate costume parties; and searching for agates on the North Shore.  She is excited to work with Great River Arts as a new staff member where she can utilize her enthusiasm for art, community and organization.


Sarah Sindelar, Program & Events Assistant






Mark Slupe, Great River Television Station Manager

After a successful career as a photojournalist, Slupe looks forward to his role as Station Manager for Great River Television. A native Minnesotan, he was born, raised and educated in Windom. More recently he graduated from Central Lakes College’s Videography program. Slupe enjoys an outdoors lifestyle which includes camping, fishing, cross-country skiing and he dreams of traveling the world someday.