Community Action Center of Northfield (CAC)

Fulfilling our neighbors' basic needs


Board of Directors

The Community Action Center’s Board of Directors is made up of individuals who come from a variety of backgrounds and whose tremendous, dedicated work supports our mission.

Elizabeth Ciner
Associate Dean and Professor of English Emeritus, Carleton College

Cecilia Cornejo
Instructor, Cinema & Media Studies, Carleton College

Kim Decker
Attorney, Kraby Decker Law

Daniel Dimick
Pastor, Licensed Psychologist, and MFT

Matthew Forster
COO, Carpathian Capital Management

Carol Gengenbach (President)
Classroom Teacher (retired)

Jayne Hager Dee 
University of Minnesota Administrator (retired)

Michael Harper
Attorney (retired)

John W. Larson
First National Bank of Northfield

Mauricio Lozada
Director, Lakeville Soccer Association

Michele Wylder Reese
Business Owner, Latsa Co.

Steven Schmidt
President, Schmidt Homes

Kristina Thalhammer
Professor of Political Science, St. Olaf College

Board of Directors Application