Staff and Board of Directors



The Family Place staff is trained to provide non-judgmental support to families. They offer choices and opportunities to help families make decisions that will help them regain stability. The Family Place offers comfort, compassion and hope.

Staff can be reached at the main number: 651-225-9354, or email:

Executive Director
Margaret Lovejoy

Front Desk Staff
Barbara Hunt

Fund Developers
Susanne Lovejoy

Robert Bitzan

Adult Life Skills Facilitator
Sharhonda Roberts

Family Programs
Heath Mast, Manager of Family Programs

Muhammad Kanneh

Sharon Adams

Angela Schenck

Casa de la Bella Montessori Guide and Head of School
Susan Dyrud MacDonald 

Debbie Barr, Toddler Guide

Volunteer Coordinator
Mary Walde

Night Shelter Program at Casa Guadalupana
Sharron Gates

Yolanda Ferris

Operational Services
Sandy Wells

Brian Stephany

Walter Richardson

LeeAndrew Carter

Dennis Boyer

Board of Directors

The Family Place has a dedicated Board of Directors who donates time, talents and resources to ensure The Family Place is able to serve the community in a meaningful way.

Dennis Anderson

Rev. Dixi Brachlow

John Brandt

Barbara Epps

Lucy Dotte

Margaret Lovejoy