Board & Staff

St. Stephen's Human Services Board of Directors is comprised of up to 19 Director positions. Members of St. Stephen’s Board of Directors set policy and ensure performance in leading our work to end homelessness. All Directors are volunteers and together, bring a broad perspective to our work.


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Susan Ellingstad (she/her/hers),       Co-Chair
Lockridge Grindal Nauen PLLP
Kaade Wallace
Kaade Wallace (she/her/hers), Secretary
Hennepin County
Chad Hegwood
Alyssa Troje
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
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Greg Owen (he/him/his), Co-Chair
Wilder Research
Susie Byers
Jack Link's Beef Jerky
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Fiyyaz Karim (he/him/his)
University of Minnesota
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Manoj Vyas (he/him/his)
Target Corporation
Rajin Singh Olson, Vice-Chair
Robins Kaplan LLP
Mark Engelen
Community Volunteer
Jane Lawrenz
State of Minnesota (Retired)
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Ben Waltz (he/him/his)
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of MN
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Karen Klein (she/her/hers), Treasurer
Community Member
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Mary Grahek (she/her/hers)
Hennepin County (Retired) Finance/Budgeting
Allyson Petersen Francis
Nilan Johnson Lewis PA
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Chuck Webber (he/him/his)
State of MN First Judicial District



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Cheryl Jensen (she/her/hers)
Interim Executive Director
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Anna Cisewski (she/her/hers)
Communication Manager
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Wesley Harris (he/him/his)
Facilities Director
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Stephanie Martin (she/her/hers)
Early Intervention Program Manager
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David Pérez (he/him/his)
Treatment Director
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Sam Rowbottom (she/her/hers)
Rental Assistance Manager
Anindita Bhattacharya (she/her/hers)
Accounting Manager
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Nora Cronin (she/her/hers)
Shelter Manager
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Carol Hood (she/her/hers)
Director of Finance and Administration
Mona McGarthwaite (she/her/hers)
Accounts Payable and Payroll Manager
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Michelle Perrin (she/her/hers)
Associate Director of Shelter
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Brandon Sanford (he/him/his)
Single Adult Supportive Housing Manager
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Timi Bliss (she/her/hers)
Director of Annual Fund
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Monique Eggleston (she/her/hers)
Family Supportive Housing Program Manager
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Vaselinda Jackson (she/her/hers)
Shelter Manager
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Geoff Meyer (he/him/his)
Director of Compliance and Quality Control
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Kayla Peterson (she/her/hers)
Director of HR & Administration
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Paul Verrette (he/him/his)
Director of Advancement & Community Engagement
Deran Cadotte (he/him/his)
Single Adult Supportive Housing Manager
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Brittany Granger (she/her/hers)
Kitchen Manager
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Daryl Lewis (he/him/his)
Food Centre Director
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Charlotte Moris (she/her/hers)
Associate Director of Housing Programs
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Anquennette Reed (she/her/hers)
Resident Assistant Supervisor
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Sara Wenzel (she/her/hers)
Family Rapid Rehousing Manager

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