Community

Parks and Recreation Board - City of Willmar
January 2019 - Present
The Willmar Parks & Recreation Department is committed to the development and maintenance of a robust parks and trail system. With a wide variety of quality year-round recreational programs and activities for all ages. Our aim is to help provide opportunities for all ages; from nature to athletics, there is something for everyone.

 

Secretary Foundation Board - Bethesda Foundation of Willmar
Spring 2017 - Present
The Bethesda Foundation strives tobuild community by encouraging generosity, promoting civic engatement and enhancing the quality oflife for those we serve through philanthropy.

 

Community Organizer - 1 Million Cups Willmar
August 2016 - Present
1 Million Cups is a free national program designed to educate, engage and connect entrepreneurs. Developed by the Kauffman Foundation, 1 MC is based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and network over a million cups of coffee.

 

Past President - Rotary International
2006 - Present
We are neighbors, community leaders and global citizens uniting for the common good. With you, we can accomplish even more.

 

Grow Minnesota Team Member - Willmar Area Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce
January 2010 - Present
To advocate and promote the area-wide business community. Grow Minnesota is the premier private-sector led statewide business retention, business assistance and business expansion program in Minnesota.

 

Past President - NAIFA
January 2005 - 2018
Advocating for a positive legislative and regulatory environment, enhance business professional skills and promote the ethical conduct of our members.

2008 LILI Graduate - Leadership in Life Institute

 

Secretary - Willmar Area Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest
July 2010 - July 2013
Junior Achievements mission is to inspire and prepare young [people to succeed in a global economy.

 

Program Assistant - Boy Scouts of America
January 2011 - October 2013
Bring Boy Scouting opportunities to at-risk youth during inner city after-school programs.