MinnCAP’s Board of Directors

MinnCAP’s Board of Directors is comprised of the executive directors from each of the 24 local Community Action Agencies across Minnesota and the executive director of the Minnesota Head Start Association. 

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Bill Grant 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Minnesota Community Action Partnership 
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Bob Benes 

BOARD CHAIR

Lakes and Pines Community Action Council 
(Aitkin, Carlton, Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs and Pine Counties) 

www.lakesandpines.org

Tim Anacabe 

NORTHWEST COMMUNITY ACTION

(Kittson, Lake of the Woods, Marshall (East) and Roseau Counties) 

www.nwcaa.org 

CATHERINE JOHNSON 

INTER-COUNTY COMMUNITY COUNCIL

(Clearwater, Pennington, Polk and Red Lake Counties) 

www.intercountycc.org  

JEFF LONGENECKER 

COMMUNITY ACTION DULUTH

(City of Duluth) 

www.communityactionduluth.org  

Jason Carlson 

TRI-VALLEY OPPORTUNITY COUNCIL

(Norman, Marshall (West) and Polk (West) Counties) 

www.tvoc.org

Teresa Carter 

TRI-COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION

PARTNERSHIP

(Crow Wing, Morrison and Todd Counties) 

www.tccaction.com

Catherine Fair 

COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP OF

RAMSEY & WASHINGTON COUNTIES

(Ramsey and Washington Counties) 

http://caprw.org  

Doug Grout 

SEMCAC 

(Dodge, Fillmore, Freeborn, Houston, Mower, Steele and Winona Counties) 

www.semcac.org

Jeff Hansen 

COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP OF

SCOTT, CARVER, AND DAKOTA COUNTIES

(Carver, Dakota and Scott Counties) 

www.capagency.org

Clarence Hightower 

COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP OF

HENNEPIN COUNTY

(Hennepin County) 

www.caphennepin.org

MISSY BECKER COOK 

WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA

COMMUNITIES ACTION

(Douglas, Grant, Pope, Stevens and Traverse Counties) 

www.wcmca.org  

Liz Kuoppala 

MAHUBE-OTWA COMMUNITY ACTION

PARTNERSHIP

(Becker, Hubbard, Mahnomen, Otter Tail and Wadena Counties) 

www.mahube.org  

Debbie Larson 

PRAIRIE FIVE COMMUNITY ACTION

COUNCIL

(Big Stone, Chippewa, Lac Qui Parle, Swift and Yellow Medicine Counties) 

www.prairiefive.com

Jenny Larson 

THREE RIVERS COMMUNITY ACTION

(Goodhue, Olmsted, Rice and Wabasha Counties) 

www.threeriverscap.org

BARB MORAN 

BI-COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION

PROGRAM

(Beltrami and Cass Counties) 

www.bicap.org  

Maureen Rosato 

KOOTASCA COMMUNITY ACTION

(Itasca and Koochiching Counties) 

www.kootasca.org  

LORI SCHWARTZ 

LAKES & PRAIRIES COMMUNITY ACTION

PARTNERSHIP (CAPLP)

(Clay and Wilkin Counties) 

www.caplp.org

NEAL STEFFL 

SOUTHWESTERN MINNESOTA

OPPORTUNITY COUNCIL

(Murray, Nobles, Pipestone and Rock Counties) 

www.smoc.us  

SCOTT ZAHORIK 

ARROWHEAD ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY

AGENCY (AEOA)

(Cook, Lake & St. Louis Counties) 

www.aeoa.org  

Jay Weatherford 

WRIGHT COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION

(Wright County) 

www.wccaweb.com   

PATRICK MCFARLAND 

ANOKA COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION

(Anoka County) 

www.accap.org  

Kraig gratke

MINNESOTA HEAD START ASSOCIATION

www.mnheadstart.org  

Amanda Mackie 

MINNESOTA VALLEY ACTION COUNCIL

(Blue Earth, Brown, Faribault, Le Sueur, Martin, Nicollet, Sibley, Waseca and Watonwan Counties) 

www.mnvac.org  

Deb Brandt

UNITED COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP

(Cottonwood, Jackson, Kandiyohi, Lincoln, Lyon, McLeod, Meeker, Redwood and Renville Counties)

https://unitedcapmn.org