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Executive Staff

Ellen Sahli linked in copy
President | 612-274-7689

Colleen Ebinger linked in copy
Vice President | 612-274-7691


Sarah Berke
Program Officer | 612-274-7690

Eric Gustafson
Program Officer | 612-274-7692

Miko Salone
Director of Operations | 612-274-7688


Karla Dross, CliftonLarsonAllen
Finance Consultant | 612-274-7694

The Family Housing Fund main office phone number is 612-375-9644.

Board of Directors

A Board of Directors from both the private and public sectors steers and governs the Family Housing Fund.


Jim Roth
Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers

Vice President/Treasurer
Jennifer Anderson
Community Reinvestment Fund

Vice President/Chair of Nominating Committee
Kristin Beckmann
Former Deputy Mayor, City of Saint Paul


Karen Anderson
Former Mayor, City of Minnetonka

Nichol Beckstrand
Sunrise Banks

Andrea Brennan
Community Planning and Economic Development, City of Minneapolis

Gail Dorfman
St. Stephen’s Human Services

Lisa Goodman
Minneapolis City Council

Cam Gordon
Minneapolis City Council

Laura Helmer
Board Member, Community Foundation of Carver County

Directors (continued)

Craig Klausing
Former Mayor, City of Roseville

Margaret Lovejoy*
Family Place

Amy McCulloch
Twin Cities Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Mitra Jelali Nelson
St. Paul City Council

Rebecca Noecker
Saint Paul City Council

John Quincy**
Former Minneapolis City Council

Tom Streitz
Twin Cities R!SE

D’Angelos Svenkeson
THOR Development

Doug Van Metre
Wells Fargo

Jonathan Weinhagen
Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce

* Representative of Mayor Melvin Carter, City of Saint Paul

** Representative of Mayor Jacob Frey, City of Minneapolis