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Our People

Meet our Providers Choice team! Our job is to make it easy, fun and rewarding for you to participate on the Food Program. Never hesitate to give us a call.

Leadership Team

Kate Abernathy

Chief Executive Officer

Dawn Charloff

Centers Manager

Don Deters

IT Administrator/ Web Developer

Joanne Norman

Food Program Claims Manager

John Faison

Field Operations Manager

Katie Chatfield

Nutrition Manager

Michelle Triplett

Director of Business Operations

Wendy Andre

Director of Field Operations



Field Representatives Team

Amy Tinklenberg

Serving Cottonwood, Jackson, Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Redwood, Rock and Watonwan counties

Bridgett McCarthy

Serving LeSueur, Scott, Brown, Rice, Steele and parts of Dodge counties.

Chris Amble

Serving Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Kittson, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, Marshall, Norman, Pennington, Polk, Red Lake and Roseau counties.

Crystal Christensen

Serving Blue Earth, Brown, Faribault, Freeborn, Martin, Mower, Nicollet and Waseca counties.

Dawn Danckwart

Serving Dakota, Goodhue, Olmsted, Wabasha and parts of Winona county.

Janel Jackson

Serving Anoka, Hennepin, Ramsey and Washington counties.

Jennifer Barlow

Serving Fillmore, Houston, Olmsted and parts of Dodge and Winona counties.

Julie Holmes

Serving Dakota and Scott counties.

Karen Plummer

Serving Hennepin, Dakota and Washington counties.

Lisa Stenzel

Serving Carver, Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Lac Qui Parle, McLeod, Meeker, Renville, Sherburne, Sibley, Stevens, Swift, Wright and Yellow Medicine counties.

Lynda Anderson

Serving Becker, Big Stone, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Otter Tail, Traverse, Wadena and Wilkin counties

Lynda Shively

Serving Anoka county.

Nicki Kampa

Serving Aitkin, Carlton, Cass, Cook, Crow Wing, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake and St Louis counties

Pam Jacobs

Serving Dakota, Hennepin and Scott counties.

Sarah Blank

Serving Chisago, Isanti, Mille Lacs, Kanabec, Pine, Sherburne and Washington counties.

Tammy Yttrie

Serving Benton, Morrison, Pope, Sherburne, Stearns and Todd counties.



Office Support Team


Claims Adjuster

Dawn K

Claims Reviewer


Menu Reviewer


Compliance Coordinator


Claims Technician

Katie P

Claims Adjuster


Field Operations Coordinator


Claims Reviewer

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