NE Seniors Staff
Mark spent the last 30 years working as a classroom teacher, school counselor, program coordinator and Director of Community Education in several school districts. He has degrees from Northern Illinois University, University of Wisconsin-River Falls and a Leadership and Educational Administrative certificate from the University of Minnesota. Mark has extensive experience working with children and adults of all ages in a variety of settings. He also is experienced in staff development, grant writing, and creating new activities and programs for participants.
In his free time, Mark loves to read, bike, garden, spend time with his wife Cathy, and enjoys spoiling his six grandchildren. “I am honored to be working with NE Seniors and the individuals we serve”, Mark says.
Volunteer & Service Coordinator
Nora graduated from Metropolitan State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Human Resource Management where she focused on employee training and development. Nora has worked with volunteers and seniors at Second Harvest Heartland and Help at Your Door. Before changing careers to work with volunteers, Nora was a Certified Veterinary Technician for over 10 years.
In her free time Nora loves to camp, trail run, and read. She lives in New Richmond, Wisconsin with her husband, Steve, and two kitties, Buddy and Holly. We are excited to welcome Nora to NE Seniors!
NE Seniors Board
James E. Thompson
Luci Radde Botzek
John (Jack) Lorenz
Jack previously worked at the Ford Plant in St. Paul and is now retired. He has volunteered for NE Seniors with the Brown Bag Program, mowing lawns and as a handyman. He was born and raised on the East Side of St. Paul. He currently volunteers as a reading mentor at Hazel Park Elementary school.
As a life-long St. Paulite, Marlene has made many contributions to her community, seniors and persons with disabilities. A mother of ten, including two sets of twins, Marlene has served on the boards of Blessed Sacrament and Hill Murray. After retiring from the federal government’s Treasury Department, she is now the Adoration Chapel and Pastoral Ministry Coordinator at Blessed Sacrament Parish. As the Pastoral Ministry Coordinator, she visits with folks that are homebound, organizes senior citizen events and luncheons following special masses. Marlene has attended workshops and seminars on aging and folks with disabilities. As an original board member of North East Seniors, Marlene has played an active role, formerly as secretary, and now board member.
Senator John Harrington
Delores Henderson PhD