The purpose of Working Family Resource Center's Advisory Committee is as follows:
·To recommend areas or program development that is in alignment with WFRC’s mission.
·To identify and assess needs, interests a nd concerns and recommend areas of program development to the WFRC staff.
·Identify available or potential community resources to meet the identified needs.
·To expand and improve communication between WFRC , company clients, instructors and collaborative agencies.
·To provide client, instructor and collaborative agency referrals for program growth and to meet annual goals.
·To promote WFRC’s mission of strengthening individuals, families and communities through work/life education.
·To identify opportunities for WFRC to partner with other Lifetrack Resources programs to provide parenting education and resources.
Working Family Resource Center is always interested in finding supportive, dedicated volunteers to be a part of this Committee. If you are interested in exploring becoming a volunteer for the Advisory Committee, please contact Beth Quist at bquist@wfrc for more information.
Bonnie Russ, CPA
Mahoney, Ulbrich, Christianson & Russ, PA
National Council on Family Relations
Life Meets Work
Jodi Aronson Prohofsky
Bloom Health Company
Career Life Alliance Services, Inc.
Blue Cross Blue Shield Minnesota
Philomena Morrissey Satre
Winthrop & Weinestine, P.A.
Beth is the Director for the Working Family Resource Center and is passionate about providing education to families so they can better manage the competing demands of work and family. She has a B.S. in Education, and a M.S. in Educational Leadership from Minnesota State University - Mankato and is a Certified Family Life Educator through the National Council on Family Relations. She has worked extensively with early childhood programs as an educator, manager, and educational trainer. She has spent the past ten years working directly with businesses to support their work life & wellness programs. Beth currently resides in Apple Valley with her husband and daughter. She enjoys camping with her family, gardening, reading, and cooking with her husband.
Michael has his B.S. in Elementary Education from the University of St. Thomas. He has 15 years experience working with early childhood and before and after school programs as a teacher, director and curriculum trainer. In his career in early childhood education, Michael supported quality programs by obtaining accreditation through the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) for all the programs he directed. He also trained directors and teachers in new educational programs and curriculum. Michael resides with his wife and two school-age children in Lakeville.
Lisa coordinates educational work-life programs for the Working Family Resource Center. She has a B.A. Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resource Management from the University of St. Thomas. She has extensive experience with early childhood programs as a recruiter and district manager. She has 9 years of experience working directly with business to support their staffing and work-life programs. Lisa currently resides in Arden Hills with her husband and three children. She enjoys volunteering, cooking, gardening, days at the cabin, and enjoying time with her family and friends.