Upstream Arts Board of Directors and Full-Time Staff

Upstream Arts Board Of Directors


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

Calvin Keasling, Treasurer
Principal, Hillcrest Community School, Bloomington Public Schools

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

Steve Anderson, Director
Director of Disability Resources, Hamline University

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

Janice Downing, Director
Consultant, CommonSense [email protected]

Richard H. Murray, Director
CEO, Liability Dynamics Consulting, LLC

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

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