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Our People

Meet our Providers Choice team! Our job is to make it easy, fun and rewarding for you to participate on the Food Program. Never hesitate to give us a call.

Kate Abernathy
MS, RD, LD

Chief Executive Officer

Amy Tinklenberg

Field Representative

Serving Chippewa, Cottonwood, Jackson, Lac Qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, Martin, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Redwood, Rock, Watonwan and Yellow Stone counties.

Billie Marcks

Field Representative

Serving Fillmore. Houston and Winona counties.

Bridgett McCarthy

Field Representative

Serving Brown, Carver, Dodge, LeSueur, Rice, Steele and Scott counties.

Cathy Dinzl

Homes Specialist

Chris Amble

Field Representative

Serving Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Itasca, Kittson, Koochiching, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, Marshall, Norman, Pennington, Polk, Red Lake and Roseau counties.

Crystal Christensen

Field Representative

Serving Blue Earth, Faribault, Freeborn, Mower, Nicollet, Sibley and Waseca counties.

Crystal Gallagher

Menu Reviewer

Dawn Charloff

Centers Manager

Dawn Danckwart

Field Representative

Serving Goodhue, Olmsted and Wabasha counties.

Child Care Centers Field Representative in Southern Minnesota.

Dawn Kaye

Homes Specialist

Diana Cracauer

Menu Reviewer

Don Deters
MBA

IT Administrator/ Web Developer

Fartun Mohamed

Compliance Coordinator

Gina Woolhouse

Field Operations Coordinator

Janel Jackson

Field Representative

Serving Hennepin and Ramsey counties.

Child Care Centers Field Representative in Twin Cities area.

Jennifer Miska

Homes Specialist

Joanne Norman
CMP, CCNP

Claims Manager

John Faison

Field Operations Manager

Julie Holmes

Field Representative

Serving Dakota and Scott counties.

Karen Plummer

Field Representative

Serving Hennepin county.

Katie Chatfield
MPH, RDN, LD

Nutrition Manager

Katie Powers

Centers Specialist

Kelsey Thomas

Field Representative

Serving Anoka, Chisago, Isanti and Kanabec counties.

Kimberley Studaker

Field Representative

Serving Carver, Hennepin and Ramsey counties.

Lisa Stenzel

Field Representative

Serving Kandiyohi, McLeod, Meeker, Renville, Sherburne and Wright counties.

Lynda Anderson

Field Representative

Serving Becker, Big Stone, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Otter Tail, Pope, Stevens, Swift, Traverse, Wadena and Wilkin counties

Michelle Triplett

Director of Business Operations

Nicki Kampa

Field Representative

Serving Aitkin, Carlton, Cass, Crow Wing, Lake, Pine and St Louis counties.

Child Care Centers Field Representative in Northern Minnesota.

Pam Jacobs

Field Representative

Serving Dakota and Washington counties.

Tammy Frommelt

Field Operations Manager

Tammy Yttrie

Field Representative

Serving Benton, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Sherburne, Stearns and Todd counties.

Terri Warner

Centers Specialist

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