Staff & Board

Catalysts for Positive Social Change

Our ServeMinnesota team provides the building blocks that help AmeriCorps programs run across the state of Minnesota. As a catalyst for positive social change, ServeMinnesota moves research to practice and deploys the people power of AmeriCorps to meet critical needs in Minnesota.

We foster an inclusive workplace environment made up of individuals all strongly committed to mission-driven work and service to our communities. 

Employers of National Service Logo

ServeMinnesota is a proud Employer of National Service. Currently 33% of our staff are AmeriCorps alumni.

Senior Leadership

Lindsay Dolce, J.D. Headshot
Janet Johnson Headshot
Dean Kephart Headshot
Lynn Lewis Headshot
David Parker, Ph.D. Headshot
Sandy Pulles, Ph.D. Headshot
Audrey Suker Headshot
Shayla Thiel Stern, Ph.D. Headshot
Lisa Winkler Headshot


Katie Boehm Headshot
Lisa Carlson Headshot
Des Culpitt Headshot
Libby Donohue Headshot
Rachel Garaghty Headshot
Mayank Gupta Headshot
Sam Hartzell Headshot
Deborah Honore Headshot
Patrick Kaiser Headshot
Dmitry Konopatski Headshot
Julie McLeod Headshot
Peter Nelson, Ph.D. Headshot
Stacey Scherschligt Headshot
Ben Suker Headshot
Donna Svendsen Headshot
Susan Thomson Headshot

Staff Not Pictured:

James Clinton, Development Manager — Major Gifts

Alicia Jackson, Staff Accountant

Brenda Squiers, Administrative Assistant


Board of Directors

William Arendt

Dave Beal

Sawyer Boyles

Lois Duffy

John Ellenberger

Elizabeth Emerson

Linda Gilligan

Thomas Horner

Curtis Johnson

Martha Jones Sichko

Kate Kelly, Board Chair

Representative Debra Kiel

Representative Erin Koegel

Karen Larson

Sumee Lee

Jane Leonard

Stephanie Moncada

Ben Olsen

Nathan Prouty

Mary Quirk

Megan Remark

Mary Cathryn Ricker

Aberdeen Rodriguez

Robert Rumpza

Noya Woodrich

Change in the community starts with you.