Our People


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Lee Roper-Batker | Staff | WFMN

President & CEO

Lee Roper-Batker

Lee Roper-Batker is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota. Under her leadership since 2001, the Foundation has increased its grantmaking by 100 percent and endowment from $8 million to $25 million.

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Saanii Hernandez | Leadership | WFMN

Vice President

Saanii Hernandez

Saanii Hernandez, vice president of the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota, first joined the Women’s Foundation as senior program officer in 2012 and served as a trustee from 2007 to 2012. Email

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Kalice Allen | Staff | WFMN

Kalice Allen
Reatha Clark King Fellow

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Jennica Date | Staff | WFMN

Jennica Date
Data Manager

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Jen Lowman Day | Staff | WFMN

Jen Lowman Day
Director of Communications

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Mary Beth Hanson | Staff | WFMN

Mary Beth Hanson
Vice President of External Relations

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Erika Idrovo-Cuesta | Staff | WFMN

Erika Idrovo-Cuesta
Wenda Weekes Moore Intern

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Jess Kubis | Staff | WFMN

Jess Kubis
Communications Manager

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Prisca Lupambo | Staff | WFMN

Prisca Lupambo
Campaign Manager

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Lulete Mola | Staff | WFMN

Lulete Mola
Director of Community Impact

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Stacy Papier-Meister | Staff | WFMN

Stacy Papier-Meister
Executive Assistant to the CEO

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Jasmine Sanchez | Staff | WFMN

Jasmine Sánchez
Program Officer

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Andrea Satter | Staff | WFMN

Andrea Satter
Development Officer

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Amanda Storm Schuster | Staff | WFMN

Amanda Storm Schuster
Vice President of Advancement

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Aileen Seoane | Staff | WFMN

Aileen Seoane
Senior Development Officer

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Carolyn Van Nelson | Staff | WFMN

Carolyn Van Nelson
Finance Manager

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Heidi Walsh | Staff | WFMN

Heidi Walsh
Vice President of Finance & Operations

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Terry Williams | Staff | WFMN

Terry Williams
Vice President of Strategic Initiatives

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Board of Trustees

Susan Denk

President & Owner
White Crane Design:Build

Victoria McWane-Creek
Vice Chair

Student Success Coach
Minnesota State Community and Technical College

Gail Polley-Nordhaus

Senior Vice President
Wells Fargo Insurance Services

Susan Segal

City Attorney

Tawanna Black

Executive Director
Northside Funders Group
President and Consultant
Innovations by Design

John Choi

County Attorney
Ramsey County

Joanne Green

Finance Director
Surgical Administrative Center, University of Minnesota

Katharine Hull


Katharine L. Kelly

Community Volunteer

Cindy R. Kent

President and General Manager
3M Infection Prevention Division

Rebecca Klevan

Wealth Manager
Accredited Investors, Inc.

June La Valleur, M.D.

Sexual Health Counselor

Nevada Littlewolf

Executive Director and Founder
Rural American Indigenous Leadership (RAIL) Virginia City Counselor

George Martin

Faegre Baker Daniels LLP

Wendy Nelson


Michael Resnick, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus
Adolescent Health University of Minnesota

Elena Brito Sifferlin

Licensed Social Worker and Community Volunteer

Roderic Southhall

EO Consultant and Trainer
Metropolitan Council

Valerie Spencer

Community Volunteer

Pheng Thao

Statewide Coordinator at Men and Masculine Folks Network