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Board of Directors

Community Action Partnership of Hennepin County's (CAP-HC's) Board of Directors represents private, public, and community interests. Board members play an important role in guiding the agency and assisting people currently living in poverty.

CAP-HC is a private, non-profit agency funded by federal, state, and local grants. We are home to the state's largest energy assistance program, counsel prospective homebuyers, assist homeowners facing foreclosure, educate the community about poverty and related issues, and work in partnership with human services providers to address the needs of people in poverty.

Board Members

  • Josh Schaffer


  • Allen Rezac

    Vice Chair

  • Tyanna Bryant


  • Kevin Myren


  • Naweed Ahmadzai
  • Commissioner Kevin Anderson

    Representing the seventh district in Hennepin County

  • Victoria Chambers
  • Aisha Chughtai

    Council Member

  • Justin Gillette
  • Falilatou Iniwe
  • Jim Lehman
  • Detra Miller
  • Samsam Mohamed
  • Solomon Ogunyemi
  • Dominique Pierre-Toussaint

    Representing Hennepin County Commissioner Chris LaTondresse

  • Antanisha Spears
  • LaTrisha Vetaw

    Council Member

  • Jeffrey A. Washburne
  • Miles Wilson

Interested in Serving on Our Board?

The primary function of the Board is to provide general policy guidance to the organization. A Board member is expected to observe, listen, evaluate, and contribute to the process of Board decision-making. The Board is responsible for providing long-term financial objectives and monitoring program outcomes for CAP-HC's mission. A Board member may serve for a maximum of eight consecutive terms.

Estimated Time Commitment: Monthly board meeting: 1-2 hours Preparation: 1-2 Hours

Location & Time: Meetings generally take place at CAP-HC's St. Louis Park office on the fourth Thursday of the month. During the pandemic, meetings are held virtually.

If interested, please complete the application below and send it to Theresa Lumpkins at You may also call 952-933-9639 for more information.

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

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