General Inquiries

GAI Office
office@gaimn.org
651-222-7027 ext. 0

German Language Classes and Services
language@gaimn.org
651-222-7027 ext. 101

GAI Staff

Jeana Anderson
Executive Director

Casey Horn
Director of Cultural Programming

Bettina Dehnhard
Director of Communications

Monika Estrada
Director of Language Education 

Katrin Erdmann 
Language Education Specialist

Henriette Roe
Volunteer Coordinator

Eryn Tvete
Office Manager

Lisa Matejka
Finance Manager

Babett Larimer
Kinderstube Preschool Director

Emily Ruggles Johnson
Kinderstube Site Director, St. Paul

Lisa Ragan
Kinderstube Site Director, Minneapolis

Board of Directors

Danika Hoffmann, Board Chair
WinWin Strategy LLC

Gary Shipp, Vice Chair
The ALS Association

Carla Passon, Secretary
Ameriprise Financial Inc. (retired)

Scott Bentrup, Treasurer
Allianz Life

Andrea Bork
Nonprofit Development Consultant

Miles Eakins
Harland Medical Systems

Carrie Hess
NACEL Open Door

Matthias Hinrichs
Elation Professional

Jasmin Quiggle
Metzger Law Firm LLC

Laurence Reszetar
Minnesota Trade Office

Aaron Verdell Call
WPS Health Solutions

Advisory Board

Dr. Heino Beckmann
Honorarkonsul a.D.

Tom Felling
Felling Executive Search

Ron Okenfuss
CPR Global Business Solutions LLC

Ted Sherman
Medtronic

Nancy Zinter
Securian Financial Group (retired)