Parent of Young Children in the Wayzata Schools

  • Twin mom of Auggie and Beau, 1st Graders at Oakwood Elementary
  • Married to James Falconer; caretaker to Ruby the dog and Sveta the cat

Wayzata Schools Volunteer

  • Wayzata Schools Legislative Action Committee- Active Member: Monitoring legislative activity and promoting the district agenda to support Wayzata students. Lobbying for our District to legislators and in St. Paul.
  • Wayzata Schools Citizens Finance Advisory Council- Active Member: Advising the school board and administration on financial issues facing the district based on my financial and HR expertise.
  • Wayzata School Board Meetings Attendee
  • Wayzata Oakwood Elementary PTA
  • 2020 Butter Braid Fundraiser Chair, International Night presenter

Educated and Trained

  • Yale University – Masters of Business Administration (MBA) with a focus on nonprofit management
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in accounting and human resources management
  • Elmbrook Schools - Ranked #1 Public School District in Wisconsin

Education-Focused Career in Higher Education and Finance

  • University of Minnesota – currently the Executive Director of the Masonic Cancer Center, UMN
  • Harvard University – former chief of staff of Harvard Medical School’s Clinical and Translational Science Center
  • General Mills – former corporate financial analyst
  • Peace Corps – former agri-business and micro-lending development volunteer

Community Volunteer

  • Spirit of Hope United Methodist Church, Golden Valley – Children’s Ministry Advisory Board
  • Plymouth Youth Baseball - Assistant Coach
  • Night to Unite volunteer
  • Simpson Housing Services – Team leader for monthly meal, former board member
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