Board

Terry Gips

President and Co-Founder
St. Louis Park, MN

President, Sustainability Associates

Collie Graddick

Chair
St. Paul, MN

Co-Founder Community Table Cooperative, MN Department of Agriculture

Melanie Izrael

Capitola, California / Buenos Aires, Argentina

Sustainable Textile Designer and Consumption Counselor

Brady Johnson

Duluth, MN

Inventor and Innovation Entrepreneur

Toya Lopez

Minneapolis, MN

Director of Operations, Health Professionals for a Healthy Climate – MN, Climate Activist Community Leader

Cass McLaughlin

Vice-Chair
St. Paul, MN

Community Spirit Ventures Mindfulness Instructor, Whittier Clinic, Group Visits Program Coordinator/ Facilitator

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SooJi Min-Maranda

Ann Arbor, MI

Executive Director of ALEPH: Alliance for Jewish Renewal, Transformational Storytelling agent and BIPOC Leader

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Lori Myren-Manbeck

St. Paul, MN

Founder and CEO of
Inclusivi-tee

Brian Zakem

Secretary
Minneapolis, MN

Retired Mental Health Professional

Staff

Lydia Sulik

Minneapolis, MN

Communications and Administrative Coordinator

Fellows

Hunter Hermes

Minneapolis, MN

Project Manager at Epic Systems

Interns

Isabelle Bodin

Social Media/Marketing

U of M Twin Cities
Class of 2024

Ben Brown

SHE Kindness Campaign

Bowdoin College
Class of 2023

Ximena Gonzalez Padilla

Program/Communications

U of Texas Austin
Class of 2023

Louise Kim

SHE Kindness Campaign

Middlebury College
Class of 2024

Abigail Mathew

SHE Kindness Campaign

U of M Twin Cities
Class of 2023

Brock Munsterteiger

Content Generation/ Communications

University of St. Thomas
Class of 2023

Hailey Simmons

SHE Kindness Campaign

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Class of 2022

Our board members and interns in a zoom meeting.
Our board members and some of our interns gathered this spring on Zoom for a monthly board meeting.