Brief Biography 
Jerry Marvin Zimprich

  • Bachelor’s Degree Elementary & Early Childhood Education

  • Master’s Degree in Preschool Handicapped

  • Worked 30+years for Bismarck Public Schools as Assistive Technology Specialist for the Special Education Department

  • North Dakota Council for Exceptional Children: Special Educator of the year 2002-2003

  • Attended Santa University, Noerr Programs – 2009, 2010, 2011

  • Employed by Noerr Programs – Dakota Square Mall: Christmas 2009, 2010, Kirkwood Mall: 2011

  • Contracted with Cherry Hill  Photo - Kirkwood Mall: Christmas 2012 & 2013

  • Attended International Brotherhood of Real Bearded Santas Conference - 2014

  • Stories with Santa at Dakota Zoo and Bismarck Veterans Library 2014 & 2015

  • Lots of home visits 2014 & 2015

  • Contracted with Island Breeze Affiliates, Inc for Santa performances at major Florida entertainment venue. 2016, 2017, 2018

  • Santa and Mrs. Claus have volunteered for Santa Paws, a photo fundraiser for the Central Dakota Humane Society - 2009 -2014

  • Proud member of IBRBS - International Brotherhood of Real Bearded Santas

  • Proud member of Palm Tree Santas chapter of IBRBS

Member: International Brotherhood of Real Bearded Santas (IBRBS)

Background Check and Liability Insurance through IBRBS