For 20 years, Sara Liegl has worked at Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul. Since 2001, Sara has directed Interfaith Action’s Project Home program – providing emergency shelter to hundreds of people each year in Ramsey County, MN. This vital work is done in partnership with dozens of area churches, synagogues, and schools and thousands of local volunteers.
A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh with a bachelor’s in Social Work, Sara has previously worked in child protection services in Wisconsin and at residential Girl Scout camps in Wisconsin and Maine. Sara has served on the Board of Directors of Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless, providing funding for agencies across the state of Minnesota. Currently, Sara currently serves as the Board Chair for the Federal Emergency Shelter and Food Program (ESFP) Local Advisory Board in Ramsey County.
Sara and her husband Michael live in Woodbury with their two children, Abby and Maxx. She enjoys leading her daughter’s Girl Scout troop and supporting her son’s participation in Washington County 4-H.