Contact us



Ryc Lyden, ARRL/Amateur Radio Emergency Services



Vice President:

Tom Anderson, Church of Christ Latter Day Saints

Cell: 651-900-4018


Ruth Talford, Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota

Cell Phone: 651-456-8123


Marie Putnam, Salvation Army

Phone: 763-754-1144

Cell: 320-219-8088

Members at Large:

Cheryl Vennerstrom, Headwaters Relief

Cell: 612-239-3768 

Laura Fruci, HOPE – Animal Assisted Crisis Response

Cell: 651-425-1609 

William Heegaard, Footprint Project

Cell: 612-701-5400 

Ed Olson, MN-WI Baptist Convention

Cell: 507-403-9832

Dale Wollin, MN-WI Baptist Convention

Cell: 952-835-4384

David Kaplan, Nechama Jewish Response to Disaster

Work: 952-225-6822

Steve Hartman, American Red Cross (Interim)


Immediate Past Presidents:

Kim Dettmer, Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

Work: 651-969-2313  Cell: 612-598-7811

Dan Christopulos


International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC)

HSEM Representative:

Dennis Walter, Voluntary Resource Coordinator

Work Phone: (651) 201-7442

Cell Phone: (651) 295-7720

P.O. Box 131622, Roseville, MN 55113 

To request MNVOAD or Individual Member Organizations in times of disaster, choose one of the following options:

  1. Call the MN State Duty Officer (651-649-5451 or 1-800-422-0798)
  2. Make the request to the MNVOAD Desk at the SEOC, if activated
  3. Contact MNVOAD leadership, listed on this page
  4. Ask a member voluntary agency already on the ground in your community

Minnesota Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

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