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Board of Directors

Cradle of Hope’s board of directors is made up of four officers and five members whose primary purpose is to provide oversight of the organization and to help raise funds.  The board utilizes a committee system comprised of three committees:  Executive/Governance, Finance, and Development.  Issues are delegated to committees with special expertise.  The committees research and review each particular issue and make recommendations to the full board where all decisions are made by majority rule. All board members also participate in fundraising activities.

  • Chris Vatsaas – President
  • Joe Kueppers – Vice President
  • Brian Dobie – Treasurer
  • Amanda Meyer – Secretary
  • Bridget Cup
  • Kristen Hanson
  • Ryan Kaplan
  • Latifah Kiribedda
  • Laurie Murphy

Reflective of the clients served by Cradle of Hope, Board members represent all areas of the Twin City metropolitan area and include accountants, attorneys, business owners, consultants, analysts, homemakers, parents, grandparents, members who are single and married, and women who have encountered a challenging pregnancy.

If you are interested in joining Cradle of Hope’s Board of Directors please contact Cradle of Hope at (651) 636-0637. We welcome others who share in our mission and who are eager to get involved.