Our Team

Hunger Fighters
Rob Williams
Rob Williams
Executive Director
Katie Gamades
Katie Gamades
Director of Development
Nicole Price
Nicole Price
Director of Operations
Lindsey Torkilsen
Lindsey Torkilsen
Director of Programs
Owen Boldt
Owen Boldt
Program Logistics Manager
Avivah Brown
Avivah Brown
Program Management Manager
Jesus Balderrama
Jesus Balderrama
Program Logistics Coordinator
Christine Dummann
Christine Dummann
Program Management Coordinator
Jonathan Turner
Jonathan Turner
Volunteer and Management Logistics Coordinator

Board of Directors

  • Bob Thomas (Chair) - Chief Experience Officer, Twin Cities YMCA
  • Michele Carroll (Secretary) - Business Manager, Culinary and Nutrition Services, Minneapolis Public Schools
  • Bob Peterson (Treasurer) - Finance Director, Home & Community Services, Allina Health
  • Bruce Ensrud - Wealth Advisor, Thrivent Financial
  • Beth Lasley - Inclusion Specialist, Office of Student, Family, and Community Engagement, Minneapolis Public Schools
  • Helene Clark - Vice President, Sales Planning & K12, Schwan's Food Service
  • Jon McTaggart - President and Chief Executive Officer, American Public Media & Minnesota Public Radio
  • Leadriane Roby - Assistant Superintendent, Richfield Public Schools ISD #280
  • Michael Binder - Lead Pastor, Mill City Church
  • Ryan Beach - Vice President, Divisional Merchandise Manager, Target Corporation
  • Wendi Jarson - Retired - Assistant Principal at Sheridan Arts Magnet Elementary School, Minneapolis Public Schools
  • Woody Kingman - Vice President, Tealwood Asset Management
  • Rob Williams (Staff) - Executive Director, The Sheridan Story

The Sheridan Story is committed to the transparency of our work and our organization. While The Sheridan Story encourages conflict resolution through open communication directly with the individuals involved, escalation may be made to the Executive Director, the Board Chair or any other member of the Board of Directors. To reach the Executive Director and/or Board of Directors, please call 612-568-4003.

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