Our Team: Staff and Board

Girls in bright green soccer jerseys, one turning to the camera and smiling


Executive Director: Penny Hillemann (more about Penny)

Associate Director: Kathy Thacher (more about Kathy)

Board of Directors

Greg Closser, Board Chair
Former President and CEO (retired)
All Flex Flexible Circuits

Katie Fick, Vice Chair
Associate Pastor
St. Olaf College

Patti Quilling, Secretary/Treasurer
Vice President - Deposit Operations Manager
Community Resource Bank

Narren J. Brown
Vice President of Research & Institutional Effectiveness, Dean of Faribault Campus
South Central College

Elise Eslinger
Vice President and Chief of Staff
Carleton College

Nancy Johnson-Maloney
Senior Consultant for Sales and Client Management
Thomson Reuters

Ryan Knott
Express Mobile Plus (T-Mobile Stores)

Anne Marie Leland
Community Education Director
Faribault Public Schools

Randy Reister, MD
Northfield Hospital + Clinics

Christina Sauer
Community Member

If you are interested in joining our Board of Directors, learn more here