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Management Team

Arba-Della Beck, president
Jim Kroening, director of CCCS and operations
Karen Reier, director of finance
Patricia Rogers, clinical director of mental health and collaborative divorce
Jennifer Snyder, director of communications and development
Beth Wiggins, director of caregiver support and aging services
Tom Yuska, director of youth programs at Landfall and Cimarron

FamilyMeans management team has more than 70 years experience collectively with the agency allowing for a unique set of skills and expertise. With a mission-driven and client-centered focus, the management team and staff members are committed to providing timely support for the core issues that shape the lives of the people who come to FamilyMeans.

Everyone needs support at different times in their lives. At FamilyMeans, we have highly-skilled staff members and a wide range of resources to help and guide when it’s needed most. We believe that communities thrive when families and individuals are healthy, strong and resilient. That’s why FamilyMeans is here.

To contact a management team member, call FamilyMeans at (651) 439-4840 or send an email to

familymeans board members

Photo Credit: Michele Hermanson

FamilyMeans Board of Directors for 2016-17:

Johan Nielsen, board chair

Liz McGinley, vice chair

Rebecca Cummins, past board chair

Bill Etter - member at large

Kelly Davis - member at large

Kristin Kroll - secretary

Charles Bransford, MD

Lynn Ogburn

Kenneth Oh

Jess Peterson

Donald Schuld

Linda Skoglund

Mark Stannard, MD

Cary Stewart

Susannah Torseth

Arba-Della Beck, President

FamilyMeans is a nonprofit agency inspiring trust, clarity, confidence and hope since 1963.