New Pathways Staff

Mary Ann Westlund
Executive Director
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 20 years of experience working in social services and management.   Mary’s career at New Pathways started in 2004, since she has helped hundreds of families and over 1,000 children to go home again.


Gina Mullen
Administrative Assistant and Payroll Specialist
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.


Jennifer Henthorn
Community Engagement Coordinator
Jennifer has over twenty years of experience working in the office administrative field. She has experience in early childhood, publications, marketing communications and outreach. Jenny and her family moved to the Rush City area in 2012, where she has served on many committees, specializing in fundraising, marketing, and connecting with the community. Giving back to others is a passion for her.


Savanna Hall
Path to Home Shelter Program (Cambridge) – Case Manager
Savanna holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminology and continues to independently research early risk-factors leading to unhealthy behavioral patterns in adults.  She has experience working in a staffing agency, early childhood and residential mental health treatment.  She believes that the will to change lies within, and through a positive support system, the power to change emerges.


Maria Brundy
Path to Home Shelter Program (Cambridge) – Client Services Advocate
I love working with people and helping to make a difference in their lives. I am proficient in ASL, it’s been a passion since I was 2 years old. Love learning new things, and I am looking forward to returning to school in the spring of 2023 to get my AA degree in general studies.


Taylor Schultz
Path to Home Shelter Program (Cambridge) – Client Services Advocate
Taylor graduated from Cambridge-Isanti High School, then went on to study two years of Psychology at Anoka-Ramsey Community College. She has previous experience woking in adult foster care homes, as well as working in domestic violence shelters. She enjoys finding creative solutions for herself and others to overcome whatever harships they may be facing.


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.