The small but dedicated staff at Stepping Stones work to achieve the mission of “people helping people strengthen the Dunn County Community by providing food, shelter and support.”

Padraig Gallagher

Padraig Gallagher
Executive Director

Kris Pawlowski

Kris Pawlowski
Assistant Director & Food Pantry Coordinator

Heidi Hooten

Heidi Hooten
Stepping Stones Shelter Coordinator

Jill Seichter


Jill Seichter
Community Connections Program Coordinator

Mai Nou Hang


Mai Nou Hang
Program Assistant

Barbara Lyon


Barbara Lyon
Part-time Communications Specialist

Henry Amberson


Henry Amberson
Maintenance & Warehouse Coordinator

Patty Wright

Patty Wright
Part-time Warehouse Manager

Mike Racette

Mike Racette
Part-time Warehouse Manager

Brie Sweeney

Brie Sweeney
Part-time Shelter Program Assistant