Board & Staff

2018 Board of Directors



  • Brenda Bailey, Chairperson (retired)
  • Osborne Strickland, Vice Chairperson
    First Home Network
  • Peter May, Treasurer
    Sunrise Banks
  • Kizzy Downie, Secretary and CEO of Model Cities, Inc.



  • Judith Aminmentse, YMCA
  • Daniel Atunah-jay, Entrepreneur
  • Stephanie Battle, St. Paul & Minnesota Foundations
  • Brenda Bolar-Ford, Accounting
  • Pete May, Sunrise Banks
  • Juliet Mitchell, Independent Consultant
  • Marilyn Porter, Metro Transit


Management staff:


Manager of Family Support Services
(651) 632-8342