Board of Directors

KOOTASCA Community Action is lead by a passionate group of Board members. They live and work in Itasca and Koochiching Counties, are committed to serving the bests interests of the community, and provide core leadership and strategic direction for KOOTASCA.

As a Community Action Agency, KOOTASCA Community Action is governed by a tripartite board system that is composed of one-third representation from low-income individuals and representatives democratically elected by their peers, one-third representation from elected officials holding public office, and one-third representation from the private sector.

To apply for a position on the KOOTASCA Board of Directors, please complete and submit an Application for Appointment to the Board of Directors.

Rick Blake – Board Chair

Itasca County Private Representative

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Molly French – Vice-Chair

Koochiching County Private Representative

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Ben DeNucci – Treasurer

Itasca County Public Representative

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Dee B. – Secretary

Itasca County Private Representative

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Kevin Adee

Koochiching County Public Representative

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VACANT

Koochiching County Public Representative

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Roxanne Skogstad-Ditsch

Koochiching County Public Representative

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Mona Johnson

Koochiching County Private Representative

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VACANT

Koochiching County Policy Council Consumer Representative

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Steve Winkelman

Koochiching County Consumer Representative

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Mary Jo Wimmer

Itasca County Private Representative

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Gina Maki

Itasca County Consumer Representative

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Charlene Nelson

Itasca County Consumer Representative

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Obed Matus

Itasca County Private Representative

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VACANT

Itasca County Policy Council Consumer Representative

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