Advisory Board

The Playworks Minnesota Advisory Board is a group of change-makers who believe in the power of play and are active ambassadors for Playworks. These playful professionals contribute their personal time to share the mission of Playworks: to improve the health and well-being of children by increasing opportunities for physical activity and safe, meaningful play.


Dan Starkey – Chair

Minnesota Twins


Marc Gorelick

Children’s Hospital


Steve Kelley

Minnesota Department of Commerce


Jill King

Twelve Consulting Group


Jim Maietta

Allianz Life Insurance


Jaime Adam Taets

Keystone Group International


Dana Ripley

U.S. Bank


Megan Lindahl Goodrich

Community Advocate
Former Public School Teacher


Mary Schrock

Community Advocate


Sean Sittnick

Minnesota United FC


Martin Peyer

Community Advocate
Former President and CEO of TADS (retired)


Chris Thomas

Allianz Life Insurance


Jessie Houlihan

Stahl Construction


Jim Hoopes

Northmarq Capital

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