Our Board of Directors
We are currently seeking board members.
Please call 651-642-1127.
Pam Van Zyl York
As a member of the Board of Directors of the Como Park/ Falcon Heights Living At Home Block Nurse Program, I have been able to contribute to my community and support an organization that is making a difference for older adults. As a public health professional, I know the importance of community organizations in linking people with the continuum of services they need. I appreciate the opportunity to contribute my knowledge and skills in helping the organization grow and continue to meet the ever-changing needs of our neighbors.
I am honored to serve on the board of the Como Falcon/Heights Heights Living at Home Block Nurse Program. The commitment to strengthening client resilience on multiple levels, physical, social and emotional well being with in the community called to me. I bring my years of experience in behavioral health organization to the board and in turn am filled by stories of how we have a positive impact for our neighbors.
I own Drum Superior and have a strong passion for creating community through rhythm and personal story. I hold a doctorate in Educational Leadership with an emphasis on using personal story and reflective practice to create learning communities and a BA in Accounting.
I feel that my volunteering is an investment to the Como Park/Falcon Heights Community in providing assistance for the numerous needs of their aging residents . My career has been in the nursing and social service fields. I retired from Community Action Partnership of Ramsey and Washington Counties as Director of Senior Services.
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If you live in Como Park or Falcon Heights and have a financial, technological, marketing, or healthcare background, please consider joining our team and helping us form a course of action that directly benefits an entire community.
For over 20 years, Como Park Falcon Heights Living at Home Block Nurse Program has provided support and services to seniors 65 and better in the Como Park/Falcon Heights area. We assist them to live safely and joyfully in the home and community they love. We are a 501c and not affiliation with any religious institution.
To apply, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 651-642-1127.
Board responsibilities include volunteering 2-3 hours each month on a project within the organization. You will work collectively with others to best meet the needs of a growing population of seniors.
Board members help with two fundraisers per year. Our fundraisers include parking cars at the State Fair and Back to the 50s.
Our board members live, work, or worship in the community, have a family member living here, or have a strong desire to make the Como Park and Falcon Heights neighborhoods a great place to live and age. They play a key role in strengthening and monitoring programs, services, providing financial oversight, helping with fundraising and helping plan for the future.
The Block Nurse Program links older adults in the Como Park/Falcon Heights area with community resources, using staff and volunteers. Our services support independence, increase opportunities for socialization and promote safety for adults as they age.