Terry Gips

President and Co-Founder
St. Louis Park, MN

President, Sustainability Associates

Collie Graddick

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

St. Paul, MN

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


SooJi Min-Maranda

Ann Arbor, MI

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


Lori Myren-Manbeck

St. Paul, MN

Founder and CEO of

Brian Zakem

Minneapolis, MN

Retired Mental Health Professional


Lydia Sulik

Minneapolis, MN

Communications and Administrative Coordinator


Hunter Hermes

Minneapolis, MN

Project Manager at Epic Systems


Isabelle Bodin

Social Media/Marketing

U of M Twin Cities
Class of 2024

Helen Glover

SHE Kindness Campaign

Smith College
Class of 2024

Ximena Gonzalez


U of Texas Austin
Class of 2023

Brock Munsterteiger

e-Newsletter Editor

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.