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Cierra Hess

Cierra Hess

Youth Development Specialist

Favorite PassageWay Elements

Nature | Recreation | Relaxation

“The PassageWay element that is the most important to me is Nature. Nature is important to me because I love being in the outdoors, especially to go hiking. My favorite hiking places include the Sand Rock Cliffs in Grantsburg, WI, Taylor’s Falls, and Gooseberry Falls.”

     

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“Hope to me means having a goal to move forward in life. There are infinite opportunities available to us, it is our responsibility to take those opportunities and run.”

DETAILS

  • Specialty: Psychology with a focus on mental health
  • Education: Southern New Hampshire University
  • With Northwest Passage since 2018
 

Kristy Hosé

Kristy Hosé

Youth Development Specialist

Favorite PassageWay Elements

Nature | Recreation | Relationships

“PassageWay means a healthier and happier life to me. It helps me integrate forever lifestyle changes into my world as well as those I have relationships with. Living the PassageWay has helped me create a healthier and more balanced life both in an out of Northwest Passage.  I use nature, i.e. hiking, kayaking, photography, on a daily basis to build and maintain relationships in and out of Northwest Passage.”

  

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“Hope means possibility and happiness. I am passionate about self-care and bring this passion in my work with the kids.”

DETAILS

  • Specialty: Self-care
  • Education: AS, Criminal Justice
  • With Northwest Passage since 2008
 

Sam Hughes, RN

Sam Hughes, RN

Medical Systems Supervisor

Favorite PassageWay Elements

Nature | Relationships | Nutrition | Service | Exercise | Recreation | Spirit | Relaxation

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  • With Northwest Passage since 2018
 

Theresa Irmen-Dunn

Theresa Irmen-Dunn

Overnight Care Staff

Favorite PassageWay Elements

Nature | Relaxation | Service

Nature: The outdoors is a great way to clear one’s mind and appreciate the beauty in which we live. As a WI Master Naturalist I hope to pass on my love of nature. I am passionate about gardening. Relaxation: Working overnights I try to find different ways to relax for myself and others, especially kids that have a hard time sleeping. I incorporate breathing exercises, crocheting/knitting, and as many naps as I can get into my own daily routine. Service: As a lover of all Crafts I teach the kids that want to learn to crochet. All three of the girls units have made afghans that were donated to a women’s shelter in the area.”

     

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“As an overnight staff I am most concerned about the kids relaxation and making sure that they have a good night feeling safe and secure in their environment.”

DETAILS

  • Specialty: Child Welfare
  • Education: Certified Braille Transcriber
  • With Northwest Passage since 2015
 

Maria Jagodinski

Maria Jagodinski

Case Manager

Favorite PassageWay Elements

Nature | Relationships | Nutrition | Service | Exercise | Recreation | Spirit | Relaxation

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  • With Northwest Passage since 2014
 

Annie Johnson

Annie Johnson

Youth Development Specialist

Favorite PassageWay Elements

Nature | Recreation | Relaxation | Nutrition | Exercise | Relationships | Service | Spirit

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  • Education:
  • With Northwest Passage since 2018
 

Devan Johnson

Devan Johnson

Youth Development Specialist

Favorite PassageWay Elements

Nature | Recreation | Relaxation | Nutrition | Exercise | Relationships | Service | Spirit

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  • Education:
  • With Northwest Passage since 2019
 

Jenna Johnson

Jenna Johnson

Psychometrician

Favorite PassageWay Elements

Nature | Recreation | Relaxation | Nutrition | Exercise | Relationships | Service | Spirit

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  • Education:
  • With Northwest Passage since 2016
 

Aimie Jorgenson

Aimie Jorgenson

Youth Development Specialist

Favorite PassageWay Elements

Nature | Recreation | Spirit

“I believe that all eight of the PassageWay elements are absolutely essential to a healthy life.”

    

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“I believe that hope makes the challenges of life possible! I have a great appreciation for quality relationships, music & instruments, and sports, which I enjoy sharing with the kids.” 

DETAILS

  • Specialty: Music and sports
  • With Northwest Passage since 2016
 

Anna Knutson

Anna Knutson

Youth Development Specialist

Favorite PassageWay Elements

Nature | Recreation | Relationships

“These elements of the Passageway are personally important to me since I value my relationships above all else, and what better ways to make connections than through nature and recreation.”

     

DETAILS

  • Specialty: Photography
  • Education: Concordia College, Moorhead, B.A in Communication Studies, Public Relations Emphasis, 2019
  • With Northwest Passage since 2020
 

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