Metro Region Board of Directors

Full NamePositionOrganization
Amanda AbrahamsonCommittee ChairRamsey County Workforce Solutions
Dawn Smith-WrightCommittee ChairAnoka County Human Services
Jennifer FisherCommittee MemberThomas Allen Inc.
Terryl GordonCommittee MemberHennepin County Human Services
Jody P'SimerCommittee MemberThomas Allen Inc.
Kim VerbruggeCommittee MemberAnoka County Human Services
American Lung Association in MinnesotaSaint Paul
Ampersand FamiliesSaint Paul
Anoka County Human ServicesAnoka
Augsburg UniversityMinneapolis
Avenues Recovery LLCSaint Paul
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of MN and Blue PlusEagan
Bristol Place CorporationNorth Saint Paul
Carver County Health and Human ServicesChaska
Catholic Charities of St. Paul & MinneapolisMinneapolis
Dose HealthSaint Paul
Dungarvin Minnesota LLCMendota Heights
Hammer Residences, Inc.Wayzata
Hennepin County Human ServicesMinneapolis
Lutheran Social Service of MNSaint Paul
Mentoring ProfessionalsNewport
Metropolitan Area Agency on AgingArden Hills
Minnesota Children's AllianceRoseville
Minnesota Corrections AssociationWyoming
Model Cities of St. PaulSaint Paul
Nexus- A Family of Treatment ProgramsPlymouth
Ombudsman Office for MH/DDSaint Paul
Options Family and Behavior ServicesBurnsville
People IncorporatedSaint Paul
REM Minnesota Inc.Edina
Saint Mary's University of MinnesotaMinneapolis
St. Catherine UniversitySt. Paul
Stepping Stone Emergency HousingAnoka
The Dwelling PlaceColumbia Heights
The Salvation ArmyRoseville
Thomas Allen Inc.West St Paul
Vail PlaceHopkins
Valley OutreachStillwater
Washington County Community ServicesStillwater

Contact Information

For more information about getting involved with the Metro Region contact Amanda Abrahamson or Dawn Smith-Wright.

Metro Regional Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2020 Metro Region award winners! Thank you for your contributions to the health and human services in the 7-county Metro region.

Outstanding Child Foster Care: Doug and Nancy Lawver
Community Collaboration: FAST (Families Achieving Success Today)
Outstanding Retiree: Rick Cunningham, Ramsey County
Outstanding Staff Achievement: David Loher, Anoka County Human Services