Our People

Our people—staff, board members, coaches and volunteers—are dedicated to ensuring a positive experience for every participant and family. Learn more about the individuals who bring our mission and vision to life.

Our Staff

Pam Sippel

Executive Director

Sherry Ferraro

Program Coordinator


Our Board

Maranda Abitz

Board President

Jennie Mildebrandt

Board Vice President

Bernadette Ericksen

Board Secretary

Kirsten Quam

Past Board President

Laurice Snyder

Board Member

Christine Bader

Board Member

Penny Serwe

Board Member

Kim Laws

Board Member

Jesee Te Stroete

Board Member

Jenny Hughes

Board Member

Andrew Aird

Board Member

Joel Padovano

Board Member

Tiffany Heim

Board Member

Connie Gens

Board Member

Emily Anton

Board Treasurer

Gina Popp

Board Member

Our Culture

Our mission, vision and core values are at the heart of everything we do. Learn more about our organization, our commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity and access, and how you can join our team.