Region 7 Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2021 Region 7 award winners! Thank you for your contributions to the health and human services in the region.

Outstanding Adult Foster Care: Victoria and David Warren
Outstanding Child Foster Care: Wendy and Terry Bohn
Outstanding Retiree: Maureen Wilkus-Kieren, Sherburne County Health and Human Services
Outstanding Staff Achievement: Karla Christiansen, Reach-Up Head Start
Outstanding Student: Leah Ranta, University of Minnesota School of Social Work
Outstanding Volunteer Service: Ed Kidrowski, Cambridge Surplus Food Distribution

Region 7 Board of Directors

Full NamePositionOrganization
Deb MillerCommittee ChairIsanti County Family Services
Rhonda StegemanCommittee ChairIsanti County Family Services
Vickie WaytashekTreasurerBenton County Human Services
Deb Heying-VineyAwards ChairMille Lacs County Community & Veterans Services
Andrea AndersonCommittee MemberPine County Department of Health and Human Services
Jennifer AndersonCommittee MemberKanabec County Family Services
Melissa AndersonCommittee MemberSherburne County Health and Human Services
Miranda AugerCommittee MemberPine County Department of Health and Human Services
Christine LandherrCommittee MemberSherburne County Health and Human Services
Samantha MaserCommittee MemberPine County Department of Health and Human Services
Arlynn MillerCommittee MemberBenton County Human Services
Shelly StockingerCommittee MemberMille Lacs County Community & Veterans Services
LeeAnn ThimellCommittee MemberWright County Health and Human Services

Region 7 Agency Members

CompanyCity
AccordSt. Paul
Accurate Home CareOtsego
BellisElk River
Benton County Human ServicesFoley
Canvas HealthOakdale
Central MN Jobs & Training ServicesMonticello
Chisago County Health & Human ServicesCenter City
Country Services, Inc.Big Lake
Isanti County Family ServicesCambridge
Kanabec County Family ServicesMora
Mille Lacs County Community & Veterans ServicesMilaca
Reach-Up Inc.Saint Cloud
Rivers of HopeMonticello
Sherburne County Health and Human ServicesElk River
St. Cloud State UniversitySaint Cloud
Thrive Behavioral NetworkSaint Cloud
True FriendsAnnandale
Village Ranch, Inc.Cokato
Wright County Health and Human ServicesBuffalo

Contact Information

For more information about getting involved with Region 7 contact Lisa Goranson.


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