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Our Team.

Chum is comprised of individuals who love Duluth, MN, and want to make a serious impact on the lives of those who call this city home.

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Administration

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John Cole

Executive Director

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Greg Kvam

Finance Director

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Michelle Walker

Office Manager

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Erich Lutz

Director of Operations

Mission Advancement Department

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Anita Skutevik

Mission Advancement Department Lead

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Gracia Swensen

Development Director

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Katie Sharar

Grant Writer

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Bradley Zwagerman

Director of Communications and Marketing

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Brie Monahan

Grant Writer

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Charina Dorothy

Volunteer & Events Coordinator

Please Consider Supporting Chum

There are many ways to support us! A gift of money can help us support all of our programs. A gift of time, through volunteering, can help us complete crucial projects. And donations of warmth, clothing, and shelter help keep folks living outside of shelter alive.

Congregational Outreach, Advocacy, and Community Organizing

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Rev. Patricia Benson

Congregational Outreach and Advocacy Coordinator

Rev. Kathryn Bell

Chaplain St. Louis County Jail

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Rev. Victor St. George

Chaplain Northeast Regional Corrections Center

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Rev. Jane Quesenberry-Nelson

Chaplain Arrowhead Juvenile Center

Distributive Services

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Scott Van Daele

Terri Balaski

Distributive Services 

Director

Food Shelf
Office Manager

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April LeDoux

Food Distribution
Coordinator

Dan Brown

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Natalie Anderson

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Food Shelf

Support Staff

Food Shelf

Driver

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Wayne Porter

Food Shelf Support

Staff

Stabilization Services

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Kim Randolph

Megan Hamilton

Stabilization Services 

Director

Health and Wellness

Coordinator

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LeVar Patterson

Patrick Mainville

Data & Operations Specialist

Housing Advocate

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Deb Ekberg

Chum Center

Support Staff

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Deb Holman

Street Outreach

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Sundown Halloran

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Abi Nelson

Housing Navigator

Family Shelter Advocate

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Dan Block

Chum Center

Support Staff

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Anne Romberg

Health and Wellness

Coordinator

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Stephanie Sam

Chum Center

Support Staff

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Canessa Roberts

Chum Center

Support Staff

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Bradley Renfo

Chum Center

Support Staff

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Brian Norcross

Chum Center

Support Staff

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Jon McCoy

Chum Center

Support Staff

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Douglas Plamp

Chum Center

Support Staff

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Christopher Rockhill

Chum Center

Support Staff

Join Our Team

We have many open positions available. Click the button to see our current openings.

Steve O'Neil Apartments - Housing Services

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Courtney Beckford

Tarissa Deragon

Holly Johnson

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Nicole Smith

ECFE Program Coordinator

& Teacher

Early Childhood
Teacher

Child & Youth Development Coordinator

Community Engagement Coordinater

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Caleb Rouse-Littler

Family Coach

St. Francis Apartments - Housing Services

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Sarah Meyers

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Jess Todd

Eligibility and

Compliance Specialist

Care Coordinator

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Kaitlyn Dexter

Care Coordinator

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Melissa Charnley

Support Staff

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Leslie Foyt

Rusty Ningen

Support Staff

Support Staff

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Suzanne Larsen

Support Staff

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Hailey Rieke

Support Staff

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Dewaine Forbragd

Trone Scott

DeAndre Butler

Keaton Hunter

Support Staff

Safety Aide

Safety Aide

Support Staff

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Hailey Johnson

Support Staff

Stepping On Up

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Joel Kilgour

Project Organizer

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Jared Wilder

Sam Wunch

Shelter With Dignity VISTA

Stepping On Up

Intern

Warming Center

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Danna Griffy

Support Staff

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Clifton Darby

Support Staff

David McComas-

Bussa

Support Staff

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