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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

Bill Mask, CMA
Finance Director | 612-274-7693

Miko Salone
Office Manager & Executive Assistant | 612-274-7688

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
Charles Hanley
U.S. Bank

Vice President/Chair of Nominating Committee
Kristin Beckmann
(former Deputy Mayor, City of Saint Paul)

Vice President/Chair of Resource Development Committee
Senta Leff
Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless

Vice President
George Stone
Corporation for Supportive Housing


Andriana Abariotes
Twin Cities Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Jennifer Anderson
Community Reinvestment Fund

Karen Anderson
Former Mayor, City of Minnetonka

Nichol Beckstrand
Sunrise Banks

Directors (continued)

Andrea Brennan*
Community Planning and Economic Development, City of Minneapolis

Gail Dorfman
St. Stephen’s Human Services

Craig Klausing
Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility

Lisa Goodman
Minneapolis City Council

Laura Helmer
Board Member, Community Foundation of Carver County

Margaret Lovejoy
Family Place

Rebecca Noecker
Saint Paul City Council

John Quincy
(former Minneapolis City Council)

Tom Streitz
Twin Cities R!SE

Dai Thao
Saint Paul City Council

Doug Van Metre
Wells Fargo

* Representative of Mayor Melvin Carter, City of Saint Paul, and Mayor Jacob Frey, City of Minneapolis