Meet the Staff
Ann Skoe - BA
Step-up Project Manager
Barb Houg - LSW Executive Director
Caige Jambor - B.A. Sociology, SEL Specialist
Candy Roberts-Salter - Founder of Peacemaker Resources and Trainer
Chelsea Ottman Rak - M.Ed, SEL Specialist
Chelsea has a Master's degree in education from Portland State University. She has worked in many different areas of education, including as a classroom teacher, paraprofessional, ELL instructor and teaching after school programs. Her teaching experience has spanned locally from Bemidji and Walker School Districts, to Portland, Oregon as well as internationally to Guatemala, Honduras and Argentina. She enjoys working with diverse student populations and sharing her excitement for collaborative learning experiences. She is eager to continue her career with Peacemaker Resources to help with the important work of providing social and emotional learning to our youth to promote peace and kindness in our communities and for our future.
Cindy Nelson - BS
Girls Lead Program Assistant
Jennifer Dunham - BA-HRM, Admin Assistant
Joanna Wallenberg - MSW, LICSW, SEL Specialist
Joanna is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) with over eight years of experience providing mental health services in school settings. She has been providing services to kids and families in the Park Rapids area since 2010 and is passionate about using a trauma-focused lens to help clients, families, schools, and communities be the healthiest they can be!
Linsey McMurrin - Prevention Specialist
Sharleen Zeman-Sperle - M.Ed, SEL Specialist
Stacy Bender-Fayette - M.Ed, SEL Specialist
Stacy Ferrin - M.Ed, SEL Specialist
Teaches SEL classes in Bemidji elementary schools.
Wendy Boyer - M.Ed, SEL Specialist
Wendy has a Master’s degree in education from the college of St. Catherine. She has loved teaching kindergarten, as well as first and second grade in the Bemidji School District for the past 22 years. Currently she is excited to join Peacemaker Resources as she believes in teaching social and emotional learning skills for healthier individuals and healthier classroom environments.