Ronald McDonald House® of Rochester, Minnesota Staff

We are pleased to introduce you to our dedicated team of staff. Although each of us has unique backgrounds and talents, we all work together with a common goal – to provide a safe and welcoming home for the families we serve.

Annie Ahlijah

Annie Ahlijah

Resident Caretaker
Maka Ahlijah

Maka Ahlijah

Facility Maintenance & Repair and Resident Caretaker
Katie Arnott

Katie Arnott

Volunteer Manager
Les Backus

Les Backus

House Manager
Nancy Bambenek

Nancy Bambenek

House Manager
Angela Christensen

Angela Christensen

Development Officer
Lindsey Dittmer

Lindsey Dittmer

Family Services Manager
Mary Duffy

Mary Duffy

House Manager
Peggy Elliott

Peggy Elliott

Executive Director
Kaylene Geiger

Kaylene Geiger

House Manager
Paula Haraldson

Paula Haraldson

Family Services Director
Char Hawk

Char Hawk

House Operations
Erin Johnson

Erin Johnson

House Manager
Brad Kluck

Brad Kluck

Operations Director
Keri Leisen

Keri Leisen

Administrative Support
Kristen Penz

Kristen Penz

Development Director
Jen Redalen

Jen Redalen

Administrative Support
Samantha Rother

Samantha Rother

Development Officer
Denny Steffen

Denny Steffen

House Manager
Christina Thompson

Christina Thompson

House Manager
Carmen Thumann

Carmen Thumann

Family Activity Coordinator and House Manager
Marit Williams

Marit Williams

Communications Director