Local Advisory Committee

Develops strategic direction, makes policy recommendations, and oversees programs.

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  • » Vicki Murray Shipley, Vice President, Community Development Manager, U.S. Bank (Chair)
  • » Tal Anderson, Manager, Single Family Division, Minnesota Housing
  • » Andrea Brennan, Housing Director, City of Minneapolis Community Planning & Economic Development
  • » Trent Bowman, Assistant Vice President, Associated Bank
  • » Chris Conrad, Director, Account Management, Xcel energy
  • » John Doan, Director, Hennepin County Dept. of Housing Community Works, & Transit
  • » Nona Ferguson, Vice President, Economic Stability & Aging Services, Amherst H. Wilder Foundation
  • » Archie Givens, President, Legacy Management
  • » Nancy Homans, Senior Policy Aide, St. Paul Mayor's Office
  • » Jennifer Jones, Director Community Relations, Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
  • » Shoua Lee, Community Development Officer, Wells Fargo
  • » Tony Lemaire, President and CEO, Western Bank
  • » Rev. Craig Lewis
  • » Erick Garcia Luna, Economic & Community Development Policy Aide, Minneapolis Mayor’s Office
  • » Jonathan Sage-Martinson, Director of Planning & Economic Development, City of St. Paul
  • » Ellen Sahli, President, Family Housing Fund
  • » Susan Schmidt, Minnesota State Director, The Trust for Public Land
  • » Joy Schreder, Area Vice President, State Farm
  • » Chad Schwitters, President & Executive Director, Urban Homeworks
  • » Carrie Jo Short, Director of Community Impact, Minnesota Philanthropy Partners
  • » Stella Whitney-West, CEO, Northpoint Health & Wellness Center, Inc.
  • » Laura Zabel, Executive Director, Springboard for the Arts


Community Investment Committee

Provides guidance on programming, strategy and impact assessment, and structuring and packaging resources for catalytic real estate development projects.

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  • » Jonathan Sage-Martinson, Director, Planning and Economic Development, City of St. Paul (Chair)
  • » Stephanie Battle, Program Officer, Minnesota Philanthropy Partners (Vice Chair)
  • » Carl Brandt, Vice President/Market Manager, Commercial Lending, Great Southern Bank
  • » Kate Cunningham, Vice President, Commerical Banking, US Bank
  • » Margo Geffen, Manager, Housing Development & Finance, Hennepin County
  • » Tisidra Jones, Vendor Outreach Program, Department of Human Rights & Equal Economic Opportunity, City of St. Paul
  • » Shoua Lee, Community Development Officer, Wells Fargo
  • » Nira Ly, Single Family Division, Minnesota Housing Finance Agency
  • » Angie Skildum, Resident Finance, Housing Policy & Development, City of Minneapolis
  • » Andrew Swammi, Vice President, Western Bank
  • » Rose Teng, Policy Analysis & Research Coordinator, Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers