Christina Zeise, MPP, MSW
Public Policy and Advocacy
Christina Zeise is the Executive Director of MSSA. Christina has worked in the health and human service field for over 20 years. Her professional experiences include nonprofit management, county government, grant writing, public policy, and public speaking. Before joining MSSA, Christina was a Planner for Sherburne County Health and Human Services and was the Executive Director of Interfaith Volunteers. Christina received her Bachelors in Social Work from Concordia College and her Masters in Social Work and Masters of Public Policy from the University of Minnesota.
Marney Thomas, MPA
Director of Membership & Advocacy
Agency Membership, Public Policy and Advocacy
Marney Thomas is the Director of Membership and Advocacy for the Minnesota Social Services Association (MSSA). Marney has worked in the Health and Human Services field for over 20 years. Her professional experiences include non-profit management, affordable housing development, program evaluation, program development, public policy and public speaking. Before joining MSSA, Marney was the Director of Partnerships and Community Engagement for YouthLink. Marney earned her Bachelors in Family Social Science and her Masters of Public Affairs from the University of Minnesota.
Director of Professional Development
Annual Conference & Expo, Educational Event Planning