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Staff & Board

//Staff & Board
Staff & Board2018-08-07T19:39:15-05:00

President/CEO

David Dorn
[email protected] | 763.270.7130

Amy Albrecht | Operations & Logistics Associate
[email protected] | 763.270.7126

Erik Anderson | Receptionist
[email protected] | 612.333.0999

Nell Coonen-Korte | Receptionist
[email protected] | 612.333.0999

Melissa Holmes | Vice President of Finance
[email protected] | 763.270.7129

Lou Ann Kelly | Executive Assistant
[email protected] | 763.270.7139

Nancy Paradeise | Database Manager
[email protected] | 763.270.7124

Abby Pearson | Receptionist
[email protected] | 612.333.0999

Ashley Skrzypek | Accountant
[email protected] | 763.270.7123

Chad Trench | Director of Operations
[email protected] | 763.270.7127

Greg Vanselow | Vice President of Operations
[email protected] | 763.270.7128

Sydney Borchert | Partnerships & Engagement Associate
[email protected] | 763.270.7144

Pam Byrd | Individual Giving Director
[email protected] |763.270.7137

Kean Corkery | Senior Manager of Law Enforcement Partnerships
[email protected] | 763.270.7141

Molly Egan | Torch Run Coordinator
[email protected] |763.270.7142

Bill Fish | Executive Vice President of Development & Partnerships
[email protected] | 763.270.7135

Maureen Gruys | Partnerships & Events Manager
[email protected] | 763.270.7146

Kelley Jensen | Director of Corporate Relations & Special Events
[email protected] | 763.270.7145

Kathy Karkula | Development Director
[email protected] | 612.840.9660

Michael Rosenberg | Torch Run Associate
[email protected] | 763.270.7140

Samantha Caswell | Creative & Engagement Strategist
[email protected] | 763.270.7159

Taylor Dale | Marketing & Communications Manager
[email protected] | 763.270.7160

Ann Forstie | Manager of Social Media & Web
[email protected] | 763.270.7162

Katie Howlett | Marketing & Communications Specialist
[email protected] | 763.270.7161

Katie Anderson | Senior Manager of Program Administration
[email protected] | 763.270.7183

Mark Anderson | Director of Program
[email protected] | 763.270.7184

Zak Armstrong | Program Manager, Areas 9 & 10
[email protected] | 763.270.7173

Michele Bardwell | Volunteer Engagement Manager
[email protected] | 763.270.7181

Laura Brunner | School Programs Associate
[email protected] | 763.270.7174

Nick Cedergren | Schools & Leadership Manager
[email protected] | 763.270.7177

Dani Druse | Program Associate – Areas 1, 2 & 3
[email protected] | 763.270.7193

Emily Garness | Senior Program Manager – Areas 7 & 13
[email protected] | 763.270.7179

Jasmine Jones | Competition & Training Associate
[email protected] | 763.270.7185

Dawn Kaasa | Data Management Assistant
[email protected] | 763.270.7192

Devin Kaasa | College Partnerships & Competition Manager
[email protected] | 763.270.7182

Michael Kane | Vice President of Program
[email protected] | 763.270.7169

Jake Krier | Program Manager – Area 11
[email protected] | 763.270.7178

Kelly Monicatti | Director of Program
[email protected] | 763.270.7168

Shannon Murray | Community Outreach Specialist (Bemidji)
[email protected] | 218.368.8002

Jay Pedersen | Volunteer Systems Manager
[email protected] | 763.270.7186

Sarah Richardson | Program Manager, Area 12
[email protected] | 763.270.7175

Kelsey Sparks | Health Programs Coordinator
[email protected] | 763.270.7171

Hillary Tyler | Health Programs Manager
[email protected] | 763.270.7172

Leah Wolkow | Program Manager – Areas 4, 5, 6 & 8
[email protected] | 763.270.7195

Scott Ellison
University of Minnesota, Associate Athletics Director for Facilities, Event Management & Capital Projects

Tim Hawley
Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, Chairman of the Board of Governors

Adam Hjerpe — Secretary
UnitedHealth Group, Chief of Staff

Leeann Metzmaker
New Challenges, Inc., Administrator/Owner

Kiel McElveen
New Challenges, Inc., Administrator/Owner

David Persons
Special Olympics Minnesota, Athlete

Mark Runkel — Chair
U.S. Bancorp, Executive Vice President & Chief Credit Officer

Nils Snyder
Colliers International, Senior Vice President

Jamie Spencer — Vice Chair
Minnesota Wild, Vice President, New Business Development and Assistant to the Chairman

Jason Von Bank
WELLBEATS, President & CEO

Joel Walters — Treasurer
State of Missouri, Director of Revenue

Margaret Weiss
Special Olympics Minnesota, Athlete