Project New Hope Board Members

PDG Dale K. Johansen, Treasurer 

Grew up in Underwood area. Have lived various places but came home. Live a mile from where I grew up.
Married to Betty for 40+ years.
Very proud of 2 Sons, 2 Daughters in Law, and 3 Grandsons
Combat Vet of Vietnam 1965-66
Graduate of Spartan School of Aeronautics in Tulsa, OK.
MS from University of Hard Knocks Mekong Delta Campus
American Legion Member for 43 years
Lions Member for 31 years with Perfect Attendance
Joined Project New Hope shortly after its inception in August of 2007
Retired from United States Postal Service as a Rural Mail Carrier
Enjoys Motorcycling and the outdoors
Enjoys Life and tries to use humor to lighten the load that is dumped on everyone on an everyday basis.

Deborah Harms, Vice Chairperson

Married to Lion Bob Harms for 29 years and together have 3 sons: Mike (& wife Toni with grandsons Ryan & Brent), Scott (with grandson Cam), and Tim. Deborah & Bob currently share their home with their 2 Chihuahuas: Duke & Chester
Employed by United FCS as a Customer Services Representative since March 2003
Lion Bob has been the Multiple District 5M Executive Secretary since March 2003
Loves to work on puzzles, ride bicycle, hike, and working out at SNAP
Daughter of a Korean War veteran

Ann Wessel, Executive Treasurer

Jeff Hall, MSW, Lead Counselor

Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Rural Outreach Coordinator, OIF/OEF/OND Program, Dept of Veteran's Affairs
Retired from Army Reserve after 28 years of acitve duty and reserve service.
Deployed to Persian Gulf War (90-91)
Married 29 years, 2 children

Mike Mills, Army National Guard SSG (Ret)

Wounded veteran, founder of For The Veteran … By A Veteran

Scott Wessel, Lions, Liaison to the Board

Board of Directors Minnesota Electrical Association, Lion Sauk Rapids Riverside Lions, Instructor for the Minnesota Electrical Association

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Deborah Harms