Board & Staff Members

The people who make SouthSide Services a success.

Board of Directors

Officers

Leah Goff

Board President
​VP of Human Resources, Winmark

Marge Hartfel

Board Vice President
Biomedical Engineer, Consultant

Bryan Marker

Board Treasurer
President, Professional Pensions Services, Inc.

Matt Peterson

Board Secretary
Portfolio Manager, Minnesota Bank & Trust

Directors

Rhiannon Beckendorf

Board Member
Associate, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP

Jeanne Forbes

Board Member
Social Worker, MPLS Public Schools - Transition Plus

Bob Frawley

Board Member
NonProfit Capacity Building Consultant

Staff

Josh Munsch,
Executive Director

Josh@southsideservices.org
Josh has been the Executive Director at Southside Services since April 2014 and as been working here since 2007. Prior to working as the Executive Director, Josh was the Therapeutic Recreation Coordinator for 10 years. He has a B.S in Therapeutic Recreation from Minnesota State University at Mankato, MN.

Grant Hendrickson,
Community Connections Advocate

Grant@southsideservices.org
Grant has been serving at Southside Services’ since 1990. Grant has more than 25 years of direct and administrative experience in the non-profit and human services sector. He has a B.A. degree from Macalister College, St. Paul, MN.

Stephanie Nelson, LSW
School Based Connections Coordinator

Stephanie@southsideservices.org
Stephanie has been serving at Southside Services since June of 2014. Stephanie runs SOAR, our collaborative program with Minneapolis Public Schools Transition Plus and other Minneapolis high schools. She graduated from Augsburg College with a degree in Social Work and is fluent in Spanish.

Tim Ly,
Community Connections Advocate

Tim@southsideservices.org
Tim has been serving at Southside since September of 2014. Tim does 1:1 services with our community connections program. Tim is currently studying Social Work at Metropolitan State University and is fluent in Hmong.

Kayla Boechler, CTRS
Therapeutic Recreation Coordinator

Kayla@southsideservices.org
Kayla started working at Southside Services in April 2017. Kayla coordinates the Therapeutic Recreation program and offers a variety of activities to clients each month. She has a BS in Therapeutic Recreation from the University of Wisconsin La Crosse.

Adam Ruff,
Community Connections Advocate

​ Adam@southsideservices.org
Adam started working at Southside Services in May 2018. Adam was previously an intern and worked primarily in Transition Plus. He graduated from Augsburg College with a degree in Social Work.

Keirsten Travaline,
Community Connections Advocate


Keirsten@southsideservices.org

Keirsten has been serving at Southside Since September of 2016. Keirsten does 1:1 services with our community connections program. She graduated from University of Minnesota with a degree in Psychology.