Board of Directors and Board of Advisors

Upstream Arts Board of Directors

Upstream Arts Board of Directors


Board Of Directors


Adrian Freeman, Chair
Interactive Marketing and Communications Specialist, Lifeworks Services, Inc.

Margaret Quinlan, MSW, LGSW, Treasurer
Social Worker, Lake Harriet Community School, Minneapolis Public Schools

Alyssa Klein, Secretary
Transition Specialist, Department of Employment and Economic Development

Kim Adams, Director
Special Education Program Supervisor, Anoka Hennepin Schools

Michelle Dickerson, Director
Vice President of Program Services, Midwest Special Services

Janice Downing, Director
Consultant, CommonSense Consulting@Work

Mary McEathron, PhD, Director
Executive Director, Rainbow Research

Julie Guidry, Ex Officio, Non-Voting Member
Executive Director, Upstream Arts, Inc.


Board Of Advisors


Joe Cavanaugh
Founder and CEO, Youth Frontiers, Inc.

Kim Keprios
Chief Executive Office, Arc Greater Twin Cities

Sarah Milligan-Toffler
Executive Director, The Children and Nature Network

Chris Reano
Autism Specialist, Kennedy High School, Bloomington Public Schools

Norah Shapiro
Flying Pieces Productions

Joanne Toft
Author; Retired Minneapolis Public Schools Educator and Arts Administrator