Our Team

Our Board of Directors

Leah Phifer, Board President | Born & raised in Two Harbors, MN; Lives in Minneapolis, MN

Matt Tyler, Board Vice President | Grand Marais, MN

Lise Abasz, Treasurer | Finland, MN

Connie Kirvida-Lehr | Lutsen, MN

Ricky DeFoe | Cloquet, MN

Janet Keough | Duluth, MN

Clare Shirley | Tofte, MN

Timothy Frantzich | Stillwater, MN

Bill Hansen | Grand Marais, MN (Emeritus)

Our Staff

Paula Maccabee, Advocacy Director and Counsel
Paula@waterlegacy.org

Emma Schurink, Engagement Coordinator
Emma@waterlegacy.org

Jacob Crawford, Communications Coordinator

Julia Kloehn, Donor Acknowledgement and Database Manager