New Pathways Staff

Pamela Streed
Executive Director
Pamela’s background includes over 15 years of leadership and strategic planning experience in the regulatory affairs industry. Most recently, Pamela worked as an Employment Specialist with the Dislocated Worker Program for Isanti County, while also serving on New Pathways’ Cambridge Site Committee. Pamela has a B.A. degree from Carleton College and studied Adult Education at the University of MN. In her spare time, Pamela is also a Hospice Hound volunteer.

Gina Mullen
Administrative Assistant
Gina holds a diploma as a Medical Receptionist, is certified in Customer Service, and has over 24 years of experience with non-profit administrative accounting and HR work.

Mary Westlund
Assistant Executive Director
Path to Home Shelter Program (Cambridge) – Program Manager/Family Educator
Mary holds a Bachelor of Science Degree with dual majors in Human Services and Psychology with an emphasis in Social Work and Substance Abuse. She has over 15 years of experience working in social services and management.

John Klopfleisch
Path to Home Shelter Program (Brainerd) – Program Manager/Family Educator
John is a Licensed Social Worker with over 5 years of experience working with at-risk populations. John holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Work.

Jolene Schladweiler
Path to Home Shelter Program (Cambridge) – Case Manager
Jolene is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years of experience working with at-risk populations. Jolene holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Work with a Minor emphasis in Women’s Studies.

Geneva Cabello
Path to Home Shelter Program (Brainerd) – Case Manager
Geneva is a Licensed Social Worker with over 5 years of experience working with at-risk populations.  Geneva holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Work.

Chelsea Portillo
Path to Home Shelter Program (Cambridge) – Special Services Advocate
Chelsea has over 2 years of experience working with at-risk populations. Chelsea holds an Associates of Arts degree in Liberal Arts and Science and is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Social Work degree.

Joe Zavoral
Path to Home Shelter Program (Brainerd) – Special Services Advocate

Tiffany Kafer
Path to Home Shelter Program (Cambridge) – Special Services Advocate
Tiffany has over four years of experience working with at-risk families, and an additional three years of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities. Tiffany holds an Associate of Arts-Psychology emphasis degree from Anoka-Ramsey Community College and is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Concordia University.

Julie Wermerskirchen
Supportive Housing Program – Program Manager/Case Manager
Julie is a Licensed Social Worker with over 20 years of experience in the human services field. Julie holds a Bachelor of Social Work degree and enjoys helping others overcome challenging circumstances so they can reach their fullest potential in life.