Our Staff

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Melanie Kleiss - Executive Director
mkleiss@lowerphalencreek.org

 

Tammey Skinaway - Event Specialist
tskinaway@lowerphalencreek.org

Jennifer Halcrow (contractor) - Development
jennifer@corvusnorth.com

Veronica Burt (contractor) - Community Engagement
univaveequity@yahoo.com

Jim Rock (contractor) - Dakota Interpretation
Indigenous Educational Design

Board of Directors

Daniela Bell
Resident & Community Activist

Thomas Draskovic
Lakota Language & Culture Teacher, American Indian Magnet School

Chip Lindeke
Treasurer, Principal, Raffetry Rafferty Tollefson Lindeke Architects

Dan McGuiness
East Side Resident, Mississippi River Program, National Audubon Society (Retired)

Paul Mohrbacher
Secretary, Community Liaison, Science Museum of Minnesota (Retired)

Cynthia Whiteford
Lowertown Resident/Senior Vice President, Trust for Public Land (Retired)