Board of Directors


The Minnesota Fathers & Families Network is committed to developing a professional network of men and women who represent and value the economic, cultural and regional diversity of the state of Minnesota. As a statewide network, we are dedicated to hearing the voices of fatherhood practitioners, educators, public policy makers, and family services professionals from every region of the state.



Minnesota Fathers & Families Network
2017 Board of Directors

Rebecca Ahlstrand Carlton County Human Services-Retired Cloquet 2
Aaron (AJ) Dombeck Mahube-Otwa Community Council, Inc. Bemidji 1
Augustine (Willie) Dominguez Parents in Community Action Minneapolis 7
Shauna Fine  Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome  Twin Cities  7
Joe Johnson FATHER Project Coordinator, St. Joseph’s Area Health Services Park Rapids 1
Clarence Jones Southside Community Health Services Minneapolis 7
David Lipps Chippewa County Family Services- Retired Montevideo 5
Lori Lofrano Child Support Liaison St. Cloud 4
ChaQuana McEntyre St. Lewis County Human Services Duluth 2
Lynn Nesland Fathers’ Resource Counselor Wadena 3
Glenn Olsen, PhD  University of North Dakota  St. Paul  7
Glen Palm, PhD St. Cloud State Uniersity St. Cloud 4
Kristi Phetdara  Department of Human Services- CSD Twin Cities  7
Guy Sederski Native American Ministry Exploration St. Paul 7
 Sammuel Simmons Consulting Minneapolis 7


MFFN Board Presidents

AJ Dombeck, Preschool Teacher, Laporte School, 2016-2017
Guy Sederski, Native American Ministry Exploration, 2015
RaeAnn Mayer, St. Joseph’s Area Health Services, 2014
Lowell Johnson, Brainerd Lakes Early Childhood Coalition, 2013
Sam Simmons, Samuel Simmons Consulting, Minneapolis, 2012
Michael Jerpbak, Crossroads College, Rochester, 2011
Molly Crawford, Minnesota Department of Human Services, St. Paul, 2010
Joe Kelly,, St. Paul, 2009
Jon Harper, Adventures in Fathering, Crystal, 2008
Clarence Jones, Southside Community Outreach, Minneapolis, 2006 – 2007
Pat Sharbonda, Crow Wing County Family Services Collaborative, Brainerd, 2005
Glen Palm, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, 2003 – 2004

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