Our Team

Board of Directors

Cathy Schlagel, Chair (member since 2008)
Allison Naber, Secretary (member since 2012)
Val Nuy, Treasurer (member since 2005)
Paula Curry (member since 2011)
Paul Graupmann (member since 2015)
Ray Louwagie (member since 2014)
Eleanora Monsen (member since 2011)
Beth Vanderpoel (member since 2015)
Judy Elling Przybilla (member since 2016)


Executive Director

Rhonda Lyon
507-537-7018 ext. 102

Management Team

Joan Schuttler, Designated Manager
507-537-7018 ext.106

Lisa Sonnenburg, Program Coordinator
507-537-7018 ext.115

Ann Pavek, Designated Coordinator
507-537-7018 ext.105

Designated Coordinator
507-537-7018 ext.109

Lori Bell, Office Manager
507-537-7018 ext.101

Pat Driessen, Quality Assurance Manager
507-537-7018 ext.108

Jamie Struck, Employment Coordinator
507-537-7018 ext.112

Direct Support Professionals

Lisa Blegen
Deb Breyfogle
Whitney Brunsvold
Greta Buehler
Tiffany DePover
Marsha Hanson
Missy Hasert
Scott Paradis
Deb Picht
Donna Pinckney
Katie Schreier
Jessica Schunk
Brenda VanNostrand
Jennifer Vierstraete

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