2017 Board Members

President - Jason Brazier
Minnesota Literacy Council

President Elect - Renada Rutmanis
St. Paul Pubic Schools ABE

Treasurer - Debbie McDermott-Johnson
SE ABE-Owatonna

ABE Foundations - Susie Evans
South Washington County ABE

Legislative Chair - Karen Wolters
Mankato Adult Basic Education

Membership/Marketing Chair - Anne Soerens
Vietnemese Social Services


Professional Engagement Chair - Theresa Luther-Dolan
Department of Corrections


Summer Institute Co-Chair - Sarah Hoggard 
Communication Services for the Deaf 

Summer Institute Co-Chair - Traci Pederson
Northwest Service Cooperative Adult Basic Education

Volunteer Engagement Co-Chair - Ellie Purdy
Minnesota Literacy Council

Volunteer Engagement Co-Chair - Michelle Short
English Learning Center

Ex-Officio - Eric Nesheim
Minnesota Literacy Council

Public Policy Advocate - Sherry Munyon 


Grants Manager - Tom Cytron-Hysom

Coordinator - Karla Vien