Meet the Staff

Executive Team

Brent Nielsen

Board President

Tyke Hagedorn

Buyer & Manager / Assistant Director

Karin Holton

Marketing & Development

Valerie Steele

Director of Volunteer Services

Jack Goldberg

Accountant

Laura Grunfeld

Payroll Specialist

Naomi Dwyer

Records Coordinator

Cassie Kennedy

Administrative Specialist

Program Staff

Jodi Blackman

Enrichment Academy Director

Mark Lowery

Youth Sports Director

Brenda Knobloch

School Gardens Coordinator

Jennifer Miller

Event Director

Daniel Galvan

Enrichment Academy Coordinator

Michelle Demarest-Kiss

Enrichment Academy Coordinator

Joe Perez

Assistant Youth Sports Director

Amber Columbus

Director of the Center for Student Success

Heather Nabb

Enrichment Academy Coordinator

Megan Brown

Registrar

Mascots

Geo

SKEF Mascot

Lemmie

Lemonade Day Mascot

Meet the Board

Board Members

Brent Neilsen

President

Jeff Aeschliman

VP Finance & Governance

Katie Costic

VP Equity & Access

Mary Jean Sandall

VP Mission Fulfillment & Quality Assurance

Elaine Harvey

VP Development & Sustainability

Tyler Massey

VP at Large

Erich Paetsch

Secretary

Chuck Swank

Treasurer

Joe Egli

Ryan Gelbrich

Derek Gilbert

Lisa Harnisch

Deni Brooks Hoover

Bre Kailey

Jonathan Castro Monroy

Lisa Norris

Ashley Palke

Russell Schutte

Jim Sparkman