Leading with hope


Greg Owen (he/him/his), Chair
Wilder Research

Ben Waltz, Vice-Chair
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

Mary Grahek (she/her/hers), Treasurer
Hennepin County, Retired

Karen Klein (she/her/hers), Associate Treasurer
General Mills (Retired)

Fiyyaz Karim (he/him/his), Secretary
University of Minnesota

Susie Byers
Community Volunteer

Susan Ellingstad (she/her/hers)     
Lockridge Grindal Nauen PLLP

Chad Hegwood

Hnede Joshua
U.S. Bank

Jane Lawrenz
State of Minnesota (Retired)

Rajin Singh Olson
Robins Kaplan

Alyssa Troje
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.

Manoj Vyas (he/him/his)
Target Corporation


Kyle Hanson (he/him/his)
Executive Director

Abby Abele (she/her/hers)
In-Kind Donation Manager & Community Organizer

Anindita Bhattacharya (she/her/hers)
Representative Payee Manager

Anna Cisewski (she/her/hers)
Communications Manager

Benjamin Parker (he/him/his)
Kitchen Manager

David Andrews (he/him/his)
Street Outreach Program Manager

Elizabeth Machart (she/her/hers)
Director of Contracts, Compliance, & Special Initiatives

Geoff Meyer (he/him/his)
Director of Site-Based Housing Programs

Jennifer Ritter  (she/her/hers)
Single Adult Supportive Housing Program Manager

Joylenna Garcia (she/her/hers)
Technology & Data Systems Manager

Kassandra Baker (she/her/hers)
Single Adult Supportive Housing Program Manager

Katie Augustin (she/her/hers)
Early Intervention Program Manager

Kelina Morgan (she/her/hers)
Director of Housing Programs

Kymberly Miller (she/her/hers)
Single Adult Supportive Housing Program Manager

Laura Straw (she/her/hers)
Director of Finance

Lucas Morton (he/him/his)
Shelter Program Manager

Michelle Perrin (she/her/hers)
Director of Outreach & Shelter

Mona McGarthwaite (she/her/hers)
Accounts Payable Manager

Monique Eggleston (she/her/hers)
Family Supportive Housing Program Manager

Morcine Scott-Warren (she/her/hers)
Deputy Director of HR & Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Noah Chan (he/him/his)
Volunteer Development & Internal Engagement Manager

Nora Cronin (she/her/hers)
Associate Director of Shelter

Paul Verrette (he/him/his)
Director of Advancement & Community Engagement

Samantha Tuthill (she/her/hers)
Technology & Safety Coordinator

Sandra Culverson (she/her/hers)
Housing Manager

Sarah Byers (she/her/hers)
Property Manager

Sara Wenzel (she/her/hers)
Senior Rapid Rehousing Program Manager

Vaselinda Jackson (she/her/hers)
Shelter Program Manager

Wendy Darst (she/they)
Grants Manager

Agate Housing and Services brick '510 building' off of S 8th Street with bright red awnings.
8 people in safety yellow vests, with a bulldozer in the background, break ground for the Part 7 apartments.