Staff

Mike Bergman, Executive Director

Bob Oehrig, Director of Development & Church Engagement

Kate Shermer, Communications Director

 

Direct Program Services

Krista Allgor, Direct Program Services Director

Yvonne Kemei, Reception and Placement Case Manager, RCA Eligibility Coordinator

Immigration Legal Services

Christine PhillipsDirector of Immigration Legal Services, Attorney at Law

Ashlyn Vosika-Scherzberg, Immigration Counselor

Allegra Drobnick, Immigration Counselor

Tracy Nelson, Immigration Assistant

Refugee Employment Services

Anya Yastremski, Employment Counselor

 

Church Mobilization Ministries

Wendy Meyering, Church Mobilization Ministries Director

Laura Bolduc, Volunteer Coordinator

Adam Cheney, Rochester Area Coordinator

Samantha Grimsley, St. Cloud Area Director

Dennis Murnyak, Church Refugee Gardens Coordinator

Refugee Life Ministries

Akram Matta, Church Team Coordinator

Rebekah Phillips, Church Team and New Neighbor Coordinator

Salem Arts Exchange

Beatrice Mulawarman, Interim Director

Somali Adult Literacy Training

Mike Neterer, Director

David Pestel, Associate Director

Brad Henkel, Programs Director

Melissa Petersen, Outreach Program Developer

Nathan Scheele, Willmar Area Coordinator

Board of Directors

Rev. Mark Bendell
Interim Pastor, Delano Evangelical Free Church

Mike Bergman
Executive Director, Arrive Ministries

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

Mindy Conradi
Pilot, Delta Air Lines

Patrick Flowers, Board Secretary
Manager, Water Quality Xcel Energy

Pastor Jean Pierre Gatera
International Association for Refugees

Chuck Martel, Board Chair
Vice President, BlueCross BlueShield of Minnesota

Jill McFarling
Senior Vice President of Fraud Analytics and Strategy, U.S. Bank

Art Morrow, Board Vice Chair
Consultant

Cher Moua
Leadership Development & Strategic Partnership, Cru Inner City

Carl Nelson
President, Transform Minnesota

Natalie Schmidt
Elementary Ministry, Emmanuel Covenant Church