“Nexus was able to elevate a strategy that one small group discovered ... and now major institutions are using that methodology. Nexus does this discovery and then elevates and connects it to wider systems.”

Board of Directors

Carl Crawford, Co-Chair
Human Rights Officer, The City of Duluth, Minnesota

Brian Voerding, Co-Chair
Vice President for Inclusive Entrepreneurship, Initiative Foundation

Trish DeAnda, Treasurer
Chief Financial Officer, Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers

Jodi Bantley, Secretary, Grants Review Committee Member
Civic & Community Partnerships Associate Director, Metro State University Institute for Community Engagement & Scholarship

Owen Duckworth, Grants Review Committee Member
Director of Organizing & Policy, The Alliance

Nasser Mussa
Community Outreach & Engagement Coordinator, Metropolitan Council Transit Division

Funlola Otukoya
Investment Analyst, McKnight Foundation

Elaine Rasmussen
CEO, Social Impact Strategies Group

Niila Hebert
Chief Strategic Engagement Officer, African American Leadership Forum

Amy Morris
Interim President/Vice President, Neighborhood Funders Group