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Apply to Join the Minnesota Elder Justice Center Board of Directors

The Minnesota Elder Justice Center is seeking to add members to its Board of Directors. We are accepting applications until January 20, 2022. For complete information on this process, please read this 2021 MEJC Board Recruitment and Application Information.

Many of our founding board members will meet term limits in 2023, and we are working to maintain a seamless transition for our organization during this change.

We have a particular interest in candidates who bring experience in victim-centered services, aging services, public policy, gerontology, marketing, fundraising or board governance. We also value and seek board members who provide lived experience with elder justice issues. Individuals who are Black, Indigenous, or Persons of Color with interests in aging and elder justice work are strongly encouraged to consider joining our board, as the Minnesota Elder Justice Center is committed to racial and cultural diversity in an effort to move toward cultural competency in all levels of our work.

For a detailed description of the board search process, please see the 2021 MEJC Board Recruitment and Application Information

See the Board of Director's Job Description here.



We welcome questions or conversations before applying. To discuss further, please contact Amanda Vickstrom, Executive Director at amanda.vickstrom@elderjusticemn.org or Sue Gray, Board Secretary at sueagray@gmail.com.

To apply, complete this online application form, or a Word version can also be printed, completed and emailed for submission.

Board of Directors


Connie Moore, Chair, Executive Director, Alexandra House
Gilbert Acevedo, Vice Chair, Deputy Director, Dakota County Social Services
Jean Fichtel, Treasurer, Executive Vice-President, U.S. Bank, Retired
Sue Gray,  Secretary, Research & Instruction Librarian, St. Catherine University


Iris Freeman, Adjunct Professor, Mitchell Hamline College of Law
Mark Anderson, Chief Administrative Officer, Eldermark Software
Scott Campbell, Duluth Police Department, Retired
Mamie Segall, President, Clarity Strategic Solutions LLC | Strategic Health Care Advisor
Mike Hannay, Adult Protection, Retired
Dr. Larry Kerzner, Hennepin Health Care
Jim Backstrom, Retired Dakota County Attorney


Amanda Vickstrom, MPP; Executive Director
Marit A. Peterson, JD; Program Director
Shelly Carlson, MPA; Multidisciplinary Teams Project Manager
Betsy M; Victim Services Manager
Sara Green, JD; Staff Attorney
Renee Stromme; Training Specialist
Jenn Purrington, JD; Staff Attorney
Shaina R, JD; Victim Services Advocate and Navigator
Patti Holmes; Administrative Coordinator