Board of Directors


Dennis Williams, Board Chair
Vice President, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

Marcy Crain, Vice Chair
Chief Deputy County Attorney, Anoka County Attorney's Office

Jane Persoon, Secretary
Nursing Instructor (Retired), Minneapolis Community & Technical College

M. Janice Hogan-Schiltgen, Treasurer
Professor Emeritus, Family Social Science, University of Minnesota

Sheri Ahl, Finance Chair
Chief Legal Counsel, Commercial Banking, TCF National Bank

Megan Anderson
Social Worker III, Ramsey County

Aaron Brown
Judicial Law Clerk, Minnesota Court of Appeals

Jeff Di Gregorio, Governance
Ramsey County Human Services Financial Worker—Diversionary Workforce

Peg Donahue, Development Co-Chair
MN Court of Appeals

Sue Eichler, SSND, Strategic Planning
Incarnation House; East Side Learning Center; SSND Fund for Mission (Retired)

Kate Hentges, Development Co-Chair
Massage Therapist, Presbyterian Homes

Rita Jirik, SSND, Development
Co-Founder, Theresa Living Center;
Tutor, East Side Learning Center

Davenia Porter, Development & Strategic Planning
Office Assistant, Theresa Living Center

Julie Rose, Development
President and Founder, Activ8, Inc.

Karla Benson Rutten
Founder and CEO, Benson Rutten Innovations LLC

Roxy Walker
Family Advocate, Women's Advocates

Marly Yang
Family Advocate, Harriet Tubman



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Lucy Zanders, Executive Director

Kathleen Gatson, Case Manager

Tina Sheriff, Case Manager

Sandrel Bunting, Resource Case Manager

Davenia Porter, Office Assistant (PT)