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Profiles: Staff

Paul Austin

Paul AustinExecutive Director

Born near confluence of the Elk and Kanawha Rivers in West Virginia, serving as the youngest ever mayor of Clinton, Connecticut and then being appointed to a post in the administration of the president with the same name, it would be easy to say that … Continue reading



Anna Richey

Anna Richey

Regional Manager - Southern Minnesota
Anne Saffert

Anne Saffert

Finance and Operations Manager
Avery Hildebrand

Avery Hildebrand

Regional Manager - Southeast Metro
John Anderson

John Anderson

Regional Manager - West Metro
Julia VanAvery

Julia VanAvery

Development Director
Julie Drennen

Julie Drennen

Regional Manager - East Metro
Liz Deering

Liz Deering

Communications Director
Marcus Starr

Marcus Starr

Data Manager
Nels Paulsen

Nels Paulsen

Policy Manager
Tracy Whitney

Tracy Whitney

Digital Marketing Strategist