Teen Conservation Community

Project Details by Fiscal Year
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
In Progress
Start Date
September 2015
End Date
June 2017
Number of full time equivalents funded
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Project based aspects of this program will be evaluated on a point system measuring various aspects of each individual project to determine the degree of success.  All questionnaires will note an increase in concept understanding, consistency of week to week goals and retention of topic specific ideas.

Recipient Board Members
Board of Directors: Diana Allen-Realtor Minnesota Home Ventures, Sheila Brown-Assistant Treasurer and Vice President Travelers, Arta Cheney-Community Volunteer, Jennifer Denys-Investment Counsel Advantus Capital Management, Scott Dongoske-President Winthrop & Weinstine PA, Anne Hazelroth Field-Anne Field Communications Consulting, Sherry Fonseth-Lais-Community Volunteer, Stephen Foss-Regional VP Xcel Energy, Laura Fries-Managing Director and Executive Vice President Baker Tilly, David Gabel-Finance Ecolab, Patrick Harris-SVP Govt Banking, BMO Harris Bank, Tom Hodnefield, Treasurer – CPA, Tautges Redpath, Ltd., Robert Hoke-Vice President Relationship Management Manager Wells Fargo, Jennifer Huelsmann-Executive Accenture, Bill Kaphing-Vice President Xcel Energy, Matt Kramer President Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, Greg McNeely-Community Volunteer, Nicky Nagle-Community Volunteer, Joe Nayquonabe-Commissioner of Corporate Affairs Mille Lacs Band, Nancy Nelson-Chair – Consultant, The Nelson Group, Erik Ordway-Cushman & Wakefield / NorthMarq, Lynette Palmgren-Community Volunteer, Bill Parker-Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer, US Bancorp, Susan Roeder-Vice Chair – Director of Public Affairs, Andersen Corporate Foundation, Wendy Rubin-CEO, Wendy Rubin Ltd., Arvind Sharma-Manager, Enterprise Procurement, Ameriprise Financial, Daniel Stangler-Senior Marketing Manager, General Mills, Peter Thrane- Attorney, Leonard Street & Deinard Ex Officio: Mike Hahm-Director, Saint Paul Parks and Recreation, Michelle Furrer-Campus Manager, Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, Jackie Sticha-President, Como Friends
Project Overview

Engaging teens to take an active roll in conservation and be leaders in their communities

Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
Street Address
1225 Estabrook Drive
St. Paul
Zip Code