Neighbors is a non-profit, social-service agency serving the northern Dakota County communities of Inver Grove Heights, South St. Paul, West St. Paul, Mendota Heights, Mendota, Sunfish Lake and Lilydale. Primarily through the service of volunteers, Neighbors provides emergency assistance and supportive assistance programs. Neighbors was established by local churches in 1972.
Board of Directors
Juliette Francis (Chair), Vice President, Human Resources, Science Museum of Minnesota
Gloria Contreras Edin (Vice Chair), Owner and Managing Attorney, Contreras Edin & Associates, PLLC
Deborah Engfer (Secretary), Branch Manager, MidWestOne Bank
Jodee Paape (Treasurer), CPA, Nelson CPAs, LLC
Dave Paton (Past Chair), VP Financial Consultant,RBC Wealth Management
Holly Ekwochi, Student
Katie Estes, Pastor, First Presbyterian Church
Stacia Hamilton, Program Trainer Specialist and Intake Team Lead, Dakota County Social Services
Marlene Kazmierczak, Volunteer, Neighbors, Inc.
Gwendolyn Labovitch, Customer Service Representative, Ecolab
Scott Nugent, System Analyst, Thomson Reuters
Sandra Lee Perez, Owner, Mi Familia Child Care Center
Leesa Soderlind, Pastor, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Dan Warner, Attorney, Warner Law Offices
Jaime Witte, SAP Program Director, Patterson Companies
You can download our 2015 Annual Report here.