Staff & Leadership

Aliveness Staff

Leadership

Executive Director (he/him)
[email protected] (612) 822-7946, ext. 201
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Director (he/him)
[email protected] (612) 822-7946, ext. 214 
External Relations Director (he/him)
[email protected] (612) 822-7946, ext. 204
Clinical Services Director (he/him)
[email protected] (612) 822-7946, ext. 236
Social Services Director (he/him)
[email protected] (612) 822-7946, ext. 223

Clinical Services: Outreach, Care, and Prevention

[email protected] (612) 822-7946, ext. 234
Bianca Bodine Haas 1

Bianca Bodine-Haag, LADC, MPS

Mental Health Therapist
she/her/hers - Ext. 220
Outreach & HIV Testing Manager
he/him/his – Ext. 209
Care Linkage & Prevention Manager
he/him/his – Ext. 233
HIV Testing & Outreach
she/her/hers – Ext. 202
HIV Testing & Outreach
she/her/hers – Ext. 202
HIV Testing & Outreach
he/him/his - Ext. 212
HIV Testing & Outreach
she/her/hers - Ext. 212
HIV Testing & Outreach
he/him/his – Ext. 202
Pinki Garcia 1

Pinki Garcia

HIV Testing & Outreach
they/them/theirs - Ext. 202
TWIST Program Coordinator
she/her/hers - Ext. 212
D-Up Program Coordinator
he/him/his - Ext. 212

Social Services: Case Management, Housing, & Medical Nutrition Therapy

Medical Case Manager
he/him/his – Ext. 215
Medical Case Manager
she/her/hers - Ext. 218
Medical Case Manager
she/her/hers - Ext. 216
Non-Medical Case Manager
he/him/his - Ext. 203
Case Management Intern
she/her/hers
Case Management Intern
she/her/hers
Case Management Intern
she/her/hers
Housing Locator
she/her/hers - Ext. 237
Housing Case Manager
he/him/his - Ext. 230
Housing Case Manager
he/him/his - Ext. 230
Registered Dietitian
she/her/hers - Ext. 217
Dietetic Intern
she/her/hers

Food Programs: Food Shelf, Meals, and Distribution

Food Manager
he/him/his – Ext. 219
Head Chef
he/him/his – Ext. 210
Cook
she/her/hers – Ext. 210 
Madeleine Norlien 1

Madeleine Norlien

Kitchen Assistant/Cook
pronouns: "mix it up" - Ext. 210
Kitchen Assistant
he/him/his – Ext. 210 
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David Reider

Kitchen Assistant
he/him/his – Ext. 210 
Evan Gosse 1

Evan Gosse

Kitchen Assistant
he/him/his – Ext. 210
Adam Studnek 1

Adam Studnek

Kitchen Assistant
he/him/his – Ext. 210
Food Shelf Assistant
he/him/his – Ext. 205 
Food Shelf Assistant
he/him/his – Ext. 205

Member Services, External Relations, and Administration

Member Services Manager
they/them/theirs – Ext. 222
Member Records Specialist
they/them/theirs - Ext. 208
Event & Communications Manager
he/him/his – Ext. 207 
Volunteer Manager
he/him/his – Ext. 221 
Development & Communications Associate
she/her/hers - Ext. 236
Office Manager
she/her/hers – Ext. 213 
Facilities Manager
he/him/his – Ext. 235 
Custodian
he/him/his

Charitable Gaming

Charitable Gaming Coordinator 
he/him/his
Charitable Gaming Coordinator
she/her/hers

Member & Board of Directors Leadership

Membership Advisory Committee (MAC)

The MAC consists of up to 20 members of The Aliveness Project elected at the Annual Meeting each May. They meet on the 4th Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. The MAC elects the Board of Directors, advises and makes recommendations on member-related issues, and oversees Charitable Gaming.

David A. – President
Joe R. – Vice President
Scott S. – Secretary
Dan C.
Tim K.
JoAnn V.
Jessy W.
Joe F.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is elected by the Membership Advisory Committee and consists of up to 20 community members, at least 30% of whom must be people living with HIV.

President: Carey Boyum, Lubrizol
Vice President: Tom Straley
Second Vice President: David Anderson
Secretary: Dr. Mary Jo Kasten | Mayo Clinic

Austin Bly | U.S. Water Services, Legal
Jenn Schaal | Meet Minneapolis
Luciano Patino | Propel Nonprofits
Michelle Bahr | MN New Life Recovery
Michelle Tanner | UnitedHealthcare
Moncies Franco | Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute
Dr. Rachel Prosser | Gilead Sciences
Raquelle Paulsen | University of Minnesota Youth & AIDS Projects
Shanasha Whitson | Brakins Consulting