Our Team

Hunger Fighters
Rob Williams
Rob Williams
Executive Director
Liz Tenpas
Director of Development
Nicole Price
Nicole Price
Director of Operations
Lindsey Torkilsen
Lindsey Torkilsen
Director of Programs
Mike Liay
Program Logistics Manager
Christine Dummann
Christine Dummann
Summer Program Manager
Avivah Brown
Avivah Brown
Program Management Manager
Jesus Balderrama
Jesus Balderrama
Program Logistics Coordinator
Shelly Kuyatt
Administrative Associate
Emily Mehr
Emily Mehr
Program Management Coordinator
Julius Rennie
Julius Rennie
Program Logistics Driver
Jonathan Turner
Jonathan Turner
Program Management & Volunteer Coordinator

Board of Directors

  • Bob Thomas (Chair) - Chief Experience Officer, Twin Cities YMCA
  • Bob Peterson (Treasurer) - Finance Director, Home & Community Services, Allina Health
  • Ryan Beach (Secretary) - Vice President, Divisional Merchandise Manager, Target Corporation
  • Beth Lasley - Inclusion Specialist, Office of Student, Family, and Community Engagement, Minneapolis Public Schools
  • Bruce Ensrud - Wealth Advisor, Thrivent Financial
  • 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
  • Michele Carroll - Director of Human Resources, Inver Grove Heights Schools
  • Rachel Riensche - Intellectual Property and Business Consultant, Self employed
  • 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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