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Staff & Board

Senior Leadership

President Kate Wolford headshot

Kate Wolford

President

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Vice President of Programs Kara Carlisle headshot

Kara Inae Carlisle

Vice President of Programs

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Vice President of Operations Bernadette Christiansen

Bernadette Christiansen

Vice President of Operations

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Director of Communications Na Eng

Na Eng

Communications Director 

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Vice President of Finance & Compliance Richard Scott

Rick Scott

Vice President of Finance and Compliance

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Staff

Program Assistant, International, Walter Abrego Headshot

Walter Abrego

Program Assistant

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Part time Receptionist/Administrative Assistant, Madeleine Asher headshot

Madeleine Asher

P/T Receptionist and Administrative Assistant

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Program Director, Arts, Vickie Benson

Vickie Benson

Program Director

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Controller Therese Casey

Therese Casey

Controller 

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HR Generalist Joni Chacich

Joni Chacich

Human Resources Generalist

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Executive Assistant Flannery Clark

Flannery Clark

Executive Assistant

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Program Assistant, Education, Latosha Cox headshot

Latosha Cox

Program Assistant

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Digital Engagement Officer, Phil de la Vega headshot

Phil de la Vega

Digital Engagement Officer

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Director of Grants & Info Management Stephanie Duffy

Stephanie Duffy

Director of Grants and Information Management 

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Accounting Assistant Grace Fredrickson

Grace Fredrickson

Accounting Assistant

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Program Director, Education, Erin Gavin

Erin Imon Gavin

Program Director

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Program Assistant, International, Jennifer Hall Headshot

Jennifer Hall

Program Assistant

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Program Officer, Region & Communities, Sarah Hernandez

Sarah Hernandez

Program Officer

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Program Administrator Nan Jahnke

Nan Jahnke

Program Administrator 

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Receptionist Julia Johnson

Julia Johnson

Receptionist

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Meeting, Event, and Admin Assistant, Rita Lee Headshot

Rita Lee

Meeting, Event, and Administrative Assistant

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Program Officer & Director of Artist Fellowships, Arleta Little Headshot

Arleta Little

Program Officer and Director of Artist Fellowships

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IT Administrator Cosa Lloyd Headshot

Cosandra Lloyd

Information Technology Administrator 

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IT Programmer Analyst Callie Londo

Callie Londo

Information Technology Programmer Analyst 

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Program Office, Arts, Sarah Lovan headshot

Sarah Lovan

Program Officer

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Program Director, International, Jane Maland Cady headshot

Jane Maland Cady

Program Director

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Program Manager, Neuroscience, Eileen Maler Headshot

Eileen Maler

Program Manager

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Program Administrator, Mississippi River, Sarah Marquardt Headshot

Sarah Marquardt

Program Administrator 

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Reception and Facilities Associate Danita Marroquin Headshot

Danita Marroquin

Reception and Facilities Associate 

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Program Administrator, Arts, Kristen Marx Headshot

Kristen Marx

Program Administrator

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Impact Investing Program Director Elizabeth McGeveran Headshot

Elizabeth McGeveran

Impact Investing Director

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Director of Learning Neeraj Mehta

Neeraj Mehta

Director of Learning

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Digital Storyteller Molly Miles headshot

Molly Miles

Digital Storyteller

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Program Director, Mississippi River, Mark Muller Headshot

Mark Muller

Program Director

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Program Administrator Midwest Climate & Energy, Tim Murphy Headshot

Tim Murphy

Program Administrator

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Program Officer, Region & Communities, Eric Muschler Headshot

Eric Muschler

Program Officer

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Program Officer, Mississippi River, Julia Olmsted Headshot

Julia Olmstead

Program Officer

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Jan Peterson

Grants Administrator

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Program Officer, International, Megan Powers Headshot

Megan Powers

Program Officer

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Program Administrator, Region and Communities, Renee Richie Headshot

Renee Richie

Program Administrator 

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Investment Assistant Joshua Rosamond Headshot

Josh Rosamond

Investment Assistant 

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Reception and facilities Director, Laura Salveson headshot

Laura Salveson

Director of Reception and Facilities

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Program Administrator International/Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Specialist, Karyn Sciortino Johnson

Karyn Sciortino Johnson

Program Administrator and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Specialist

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Program Director, Region and Communities, Lee Sheehy Headshot

Lee Sheehy

Program Director

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Program Officer, Midwest Climate and Energy, Brendon Slotterback Headshot

Brendon Slotterback

Program Officer

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Accountant Malaika Smith Headshot

Malaika Smith

Accountant

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Director of IT Jody Speer Headshot

Jody Speer

Director of Information Technology 

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Accountant Lue Vang headshot

Lue Vang

Accountant

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Investment Analyst Nathan Wade Headshot

Nate Wade

Investment Analyst 

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Grants and Information Management Associate, Dorothy Wickens Headshot

Dorothy Wickens

Grants and Information Management Associate

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Program Director, Climate and Energy, Aimee Witteman Headshot

Aimee Witteman

Program Director

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