As a member of the Foundation’s human resources staff, Shari handles benefits administration, assists in the hiring process and maintains employment policies. She is also responsible for other day-to-day human resources administration tasks.
Shari earned a bachelor’s degree in community health education and a master’s degree in industrial safety from the University of Minnesota – Duluth, and worked in safety and human resources roles before joining the Foundation. She has served as an officer in northeastern Minnesota’s Arrowhead Human Resources Association, and volunteers at her children’s school and church activities. She sees a vibrant community as a place where all community members are actively engaged in a wide variety of activities, and business and education are supported by the community.