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Forum for International NGO Practitioners in Minnesota

The Minnesota International NGO Network (MINN) is a forum for international practitioners and supporters to learn, network and exchange professional expertise. It is MINN’s vision to be the leader in providing a collaborative environment for Minnesota international NGOs to learn and exchange ideas.  Our efforts result in innovative and effective solutions that enrich the lives of the global community.

Whether you are new to the world of international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) or a seasoned veteran, MINN is your forum to connect with colleagues and stay aware of what other NGOs based in Minnesota are doing around the world.


MINN 2014 IDEA Summit Final Evaluation Findings, plus Summit Photos & Keynote Video

on Wed, 2014-11-19 02:47

2014 Summit Evaluation Report

The final Evaluation Report for the 2014 MINN Summit is complete!  Please click on the previous link or click on the report thumbnail to the right to read the report.  The report was assembled by MINN volunteers Rachel Satterlee, Luis Pereira, and Lauren Satterlee, with help from MINN board member Sarah McGarraugh.  Data was gathered from an electronic survey that was sent out to all Summit attendees following the close of the conference, in order to capture the strengths and weaknesses of the Summit.

Welcoming the 2015 Board of Directors

on Tue, 2014-12-16 04:23

MINN is delighted to announce the 2015 Board of Directors. We have many new faces joining our returning members.


Firstly, at the December 2014 meeting, three of the four Officer positions were voted in for the 2015 year. Sara Stalland McGarraugh will take over Jill LaLonde’s excellent leadership to provide guidance as President of the Board. Accompanying her will be Paul Walters, former Secretary, as Vice President. Filling Christine Papai’s shoes as Treasurer will be JB Scherpelz.


Next, we welcome five new members to our board:

  • Hayley Hontos, MPH, Lutheran World Relief

  • Alexis