We are thrilled to welcome three new members to our board of directors.

Laurel Gamm, M.D. practiced family medicine for 25 years before joining Doctors Without Borders in 2012, working in the Central African Republic. Upon returning home, she worked for Minnesota Community Care, doing primary care for adults experiencing homelessness. In 2019 she bought a laundromat, renamed it Beautiful Laundrette (BL), and made it into a community gathering space. Among other things, BL staff and volunteers do laundry for Project Home.

 

Nicole MartinRogers, a White Earth Ojibwe descendant, is senior research manager with Wilder Research. She provides research and evaluation services to a wide range of organizations, including culturally responsive and Indigenous evaluations. Nicole volunteers on the Roseville Schools Indian Education Parent Committee and serves as board chair for both the Saint Paul Children’s Collaborative and Tiwahe Foundation. She is former president of the Minnesota Evaluation Association.

 

Suzanne Herder, a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet, serves on the leadership team for the order’s Saint Paul Province. Before that she directed the St. Joseph Worker Program, which places young women in community service. She was instrumental in bringing Project Home to Provincial House.