Staff

Bob Oehrig, Executive Director

Refugee Arrival Services:

Krista Allgor, Director of Arrival Services

Jenny Klem, Reception and Placement Coordinator

Kisongo Mbeleulu, Resettlement and Outreach Coordinator

Kristina Shirokova, RCA Eligibility Coordinator & Resettlement Specialist

Immigration Legal Services:

Christine BurtonDirector and Attorney at Law

Timothy PaulsonImmigration Counselor

Ashlyn Vosika-Scherzberg, Immigration Counselor

Tracy Nelson, Immigration Assistant

Employment Services:

Anya Yastremski, Employment Counselor

Ashley Burkhardsmeier, Job Developer

Ministries:

Rebekah Phillips, Volunteer Coordinator

Dennis Murnyak, Coordinator, Church Refugee Gardens

Refugee Life Ministries:

Wendy Meyering, Program Director

Akram Matta, Church Team Coordinator

Zack Szyman, Church Team Coordinator

Samantha Grimsley, St. Cloud Area Director

Somali Adult Literacy Training:

Mike Neterer, Director

David Pestel, Associate Director

Brad Henkel, Programs Director

Melissa Hassman, Outreach Program Developer

Board of Directors

Ms. Debbie Nauman, Board Chair
Church Relations Specialist, Operation Christmas Child

Rev. Mark Bendell
Interim Pastor, Delano Evangelical Free Church

Mr. Gilbert Coleman, Board Treasurer
Missions Coordinator, Maplewood First Evangelical Free Church

Mr. Patrick Flowers, Board Secretary
Manager, Water Quality Xcel Energy

Pastor Jean Pierre Gatera
International Association for Refugees

Ms. Naomi Krueger
Resource Developer, Augsburg Fortress Publishers

Mr. Chuck Martel
Vice President, BlueCross BlueShield of Minnesota

Mr. Art Morrow
Executive Director, MADD Minnesota

Mr. Cher Moua
Leadership Development & Strategic Partnership, Cru Inner City

Mr. Carl Nelson
President, Transform Minnesota

Rev. Robert Oehrig
Executive Director, Arrive Ministries