Brooke Biederstedt is an LMSW in the state of North Dakota. She is currently the Director of Independent Living Services at Nexus PATH. She is currently a member of the North Dakota Family Based Services Association’s board. Brooke obtained her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Social Work from the University of North Dakota. Brooke’s employment with Nexus PATH has consisted of Treatment Foster Care Social Worker, Social Work Supervisor, Independent Living Supervisor, and Regional Director of Idaho at Nexus PATH over the last six years. Prior to Nexus PATH, Brooke has experience working with youth in a psychiatric residential treatment facility and refugees participating in the resettlement process. Brooke has a passion for working with transitional age youth and reshaping definitions of what success means for youth aging out of the foster care system.