Staff & Board - Kids in Need Foundation

Staff & Board


We’re hiring!

Kids In Need Foundation is currently seeking a Marketing Manager to join our team in Roseville, MN. Read on for more information and for how to apply.

We are also seeking a Development Director for our team in Roseville, MN. Click here to for full job description and to apply.


Dave Smith, Executive Director

Kristine Cohn, Sr. Director of Development & Corporate Partnerships

Cheri Eck, Executive Assistant

Karen Kerns, Accounting Coordinator

Jennifer Lehman, Director of Donor Relations & Gift-In-Kind

Jeanne Mock, Director of Special Projects

Gina Palmer, Director of Programs; School Ready Supplies & Second Responder®

Alison Rigazio, Gift-in-Kind Coordinator

Becky Shaw, Director of Accounting

Claire Spinti, Director of Marketing and Communications

Pete Tack, Development Director

2018 Board of Directors

Roger Posacki, Chair, PlayCore

David Katz, Vice Chair, CBS Interactive

Jimmy Freeman, Treasurer, Blue Sky The Color of Imagination, LLC

Mary Little Lester, Secretary, MPL Public Relations

Anne Bannister, Immediate Past Chair

Cynthia Brown, W.M. Anderson Primary School

Mike Cerillo, Mindfull Products, Inc.

Jolene Conard, 3M

Keri Cunningham, Association for Creative Industries

Brad Demsky, ArtSkills

Nick Endsley, Sebaly, Shillito, + Dyer

Peter Fahrenkopf, Shurtech Brands

Susan Fulginiti, Georgia-Pacific

Jeff Keohane, Newell Brands

Susannah Ludwig, Snapdragon Films

Thomas McKinney II, O’Shaughnessy Holding Co

Rick Radatovich, BIC Consumer Products USA

Guy Rau, TCF Bank

Jerry Reinhardt, Dollar General

Steve Rubenstein, Crayons To Classrooms

Margaret Skinner

Dawn Southgate, Yoobi

Tom Tedford, ACCO Brands

When families struggle financially, school supplies just can't be a priority. In 2017, we directly supported 6.2 million kids with new supplies.

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