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Our People

Meet our Providers Choice team! Our job is to make it easy, fun and rewarding for you to participate on the Food Program. Never hesitate to give us a call.

Leadership Team

Kate Abernathy

Chief Executive Officer

Don Deters

IT Administrator/ Web Developer

Joanne Norman

Claims Manager

John Faison

Field Operations Manager

Katie Chatfield

Nutrition Manager

Michelle Triplett

Director of Business Operations

Tammy Frommelt

Field Operations Manager



Field Representatives Team

Amy Tinklenberg

Serving Chippewa, Cottonwood, Jackson, Lac Qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, Martin, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Redwood, Rock, Watonwan and Yellow Stone counties.

Bridgett McCarthy

Serving Brown, Dodge, LeSueur, Nicollet, Rice, Scott, Steele, Sibley and Waseca counties.

Chris Amble

Serving Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Itasca, Kittson, Koochiching, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, Marshall, Norman, Pennington, Polk, Red Lake and Roseau counties.

Crystal Christensen

Serving Blue Earth, Faribault, Freeborn, Mower and Olmsted counties.

Dawn Danckwart

Serving Goodhue and Wabasha counties.

Child Care Centers Field Representative in Southern Minnesota.

Janel Jackson

Serving Hennepin and Ramsey counties.

Child Care Centers Field Representative in Twin Cities area.

Julie Holmes

Serving Dakota and Scott counties.

Karen Plummer

Serving Hennepin county.

Kelsey Thomas

Serving Anoka, Chisago, Isanti and Kanabec counties.

Kimberley Studaker

Serving Carver, Hennepin and Ramsey counties.

Lisa Stenzel

Serving Kandiyohi, McLeod, Meeker, Renville, Sherburne and Wright counties.

Lynda Anderson

Serving Becker, Big Stone, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Otter Tail, Pope, Stevens, Swift, Traverse, Wadena and Wilkin counties

Nicki Kampa

Serving Aitkin, Carlton, Cass, Crow Wing, Lake, Pine and St Louis counties.

Child Care Centers Field Representative in Northern Minnesota.

Tammy Yttrie

Serving Benton, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Sherburne, Stearns and Todd counties.



Office Support Team

Cathy Dinzl

Homes Specialist

Crystal Gallagher

Menu Reviewer

Dawn Kaye

Homes Specialist

Diana Cracauer

Menu Reviewer

Gina Woolhouse

Field Operations Coordinator

Jennifer Miska

Homes Specialist

Katie Powers

Centers Specialist

Terri Warner

Centers Specialist

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