Board of Directors

MAVA 2013 Board of Directors

Back Row (L-R): Rob Nygaard, Lisa Munson, Judie Russell (Board member Emeritus), Kate Bottiger, Jay Haapala, Danielle Brady, Shelli Beck, David Miller, Lisa J. Braun, Adam Faitek.  Front Row (L-R): Vikki Krekler, Kate M. Burggraff, Patty Ahl, Lee George, Janene Riedeman and Amy Lobitz.  Not Pictured: Polly Roach.

To contact board members or for more information on board involvement, please contact the MAVA office. 

MAVA Staff

Mary Quirk 
Executive Director
Mary Quirk is the manager of MAVA's statewide initiatives to increase training and resources for leaders of volunteers. In this position Mary led the development of a system for delivery of best practices information that has reached over 1,000 leaders of volunteers in all regions of Minnesota and manages MAVA's new initiative to prepare organizations to engage Boomers as volunteers and on volunteerism in immigrant and refugee communities. Previously, Mary was the Director of Southeast Seniors, A Living at Home/Block Nurse Program and Little Brothers -- Friends of the Elderly. She has a master's degree from the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs and a master's degree from the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota. She has had articles on volunteer resources leadership and nonprofit management published in Nonprofit World, e-Volunteerism, and Fieldstone Alliance Tools You Can Use.

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Morgan Weis

Services and Operations Manager

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Sara Wessling

Services and Operations Manager

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