Our founding board is made up of visionary teachers, passionate professionals, a driven social worker, parents, and small business owners who are invested in the growth and education of our young scholars in the Heartland Lakes area of Park Rapids, MN community.
Mental Health Clinician & Resort Owner
HLCS Board Chair
Energetic and driven, and a woman with vision and a mission. Joanna is always excited to take on the next challenge and push our team forward in the best interest of our kids and our community.
Joanna and her family live in Two Inlets, MN.
Small Business Owner & Licensed Birth-5 Provider
HLCS Board Treasurer
Sarah brings a wide range of skills and experiences to the HCLS board. She has owned multiple businesses, is an expert in birth - 5 development, and is always engaged with the community.
Sarah and her family live in Park Rapids, MN.
Artist & Program Director at the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council
Jovan is a Minnesota based artist and arts administrator with over 15 years of experience as an educator, curator, writer and visual artist. She is well-versed in non-profit management and brings a wealth of knowledge to the HLCS board.
Jovan and her family live in Osage, MN.