Meet The Staff
Lisa, Executive Director
Lisa brings 15 years experience working in community health and wellness. She is the person responsible for ensuring the organizational goals and mission are lived out daily. She holds a BA in Leadership and Gender Studies from Metropolitan State University and a MA in Management from St. Scholastica. Lisa enjoys writing songs, playing music, walking her dog in Como Park and just about every hike she's ever been on.
Carol, Homemaker & Companion Care ($25 / HR)
Carol worked for many years as an ESL teacher in the Minneapolis Public Schools. She is a native of Chicago, but has lived in St. Paul for the past 35 years. Carol enjoys biking, studying Spanish, and visiting Minnesota's beautiful state parks. She is also an active member and big fan of the Midtown YMCA.
Nichole, Volunteer Coordinator
Nichole joins our staff with 18 years of experience in care coordination. She is thrilled to be joining the team. She sees life as a gift in connecting ~ and she is excited to connect with this community. Nichole has a degree in Social Work from University of Wisconsin Eau Claire. You will find her leading yoga classes in the community. She views yoga as a way for each of us to connect to our breath and inner awareness.
Maria, RN, BSN
Maria is a registered nurse with 25 years' experience working in home health care and as a public health nurse. When Maria is not working, she is enjoying the great outdoors.
Chris, homemaker & Companion Care ($25 / HR)
Chris is a Como Park resident. He enjoys gardening and fixing up old homes. He and his spouse raised two sons in St. Paul and love being a part of the community, highlighting live music and walking around Como Lake as a
favorite outdoor activity. Chris is recently retired & more than thrilled to be a part of our program. He's been with us since the early part of 2017 and is great with housecleaning, assisting with meal prep and gardening/yard work.