Board of Directors

Building a prosperous future requires dynamic leadership

Board of Directors

The HACAP Board of Directors is the primary force approving the agency's strategic plan, organizational structure and operational capabilities. Since their conception, Community Action Agencies (CAAs) have utilized a three-part board membership structure that harnesses the ideas of its primary stakeholders within the communities they serve:

  • Businesses & other private sector organizations
  • Public sector service organizations
  • Representatives of the low-income community


  • John Brandt - President
  • Sister Susan O'Connor - Vice-President
  • Nate Jensma - Treasurer
  • Wayne Manternach - Secretary


  • Kaitlyn Love
  • Bruce Adams
  • Lynette Jacoby
  • Bob Yoder
  • David Thielen
  • Sonji Hill
  • Tom Petersen
  • Michelle Osborn
  • Melanie Nollsch
  • Jami Puetz
  • Mark Setterh
  • Karina Hutchison
  • Rick Primmer
  • Steve Pace, Non-Voting