Leading with hope

BOARD

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

Rajin Singh Olson, Vice-Chair
Robins Kaplan LLP

Karen Klein (she/her/hers), Treasurer
Community Member

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

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

Susie Byers
Community Volunteer

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

Mark Engelen
Community Volunteer

Chad Hegwood
Entrepreneur

Jane Lawrenz
State of Minnesota (Retired)

Allyson Petersen Francis
Nilan Johnson Lewis PA

Alyssa Troje
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.

Manoj Vyas (he/him/his)
Target Corporation

Ben Waltz (he/him/his)
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of MN

Chuck Webber (he/him/his)
State of MN First Judicial District

STAFF

Cheryl Jensen (she/her/hers)
Interim Executive Director

Adetayo Osinowo (he/him/his)
Accounting Manager

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

Anna Cisewski (she/her/hers)
Communications Manager

Brandon Sanford (he/him/his)
Single Adult Supportive Housing Manager

Brittany Granger (she/her/hers)
Kitchen Manager

Daryl Lewis (he/him/his)
Food Centre Director

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

Deran Cadotte (he/him/his)
Single Adult Supportive Housing Manager

Elizabeth Machart (she/her/hers)
Associate Director of Contracts & Compliance

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

Kayla Peterson (she/her/hers)
Director of Human Resources

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

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

Lucas Morton (he/him/his)
Shelter Manager

Michael Grewatz (they/them/theirs)
Outreach Operations Coordinator

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

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

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

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

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

Sam Rowbottom (she/her/hers)
Rental Assistance Manager

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

Sara Wenzel (she/her/hers)
Family Rapid Rehousing Manager

Vaselinda Jackson (she/her/hers)
Shelter Manager

Wendy Darst (she/they)
Grants Manager

Wesley Harris (he/him/his)
Facilities Director

7 Agate staff members pose with a donation and a check.
Agate Housing and Services brick '510 building' off of S 8th Street with bright red awnings.
Previous Executive Director, Deb Moses, and friend in front of a happy mural of sunflowers.
8 people in safety yellow vests, with a bulldozer in the background, break ground for the Part 7 apartments.
Two people outside on a sunny day, stand next to a Shelf of Hope Food Shelf sign located at the Agate Food Centre,