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Rich Kronn

Rich Kronn

Staff Development Coordinator

Favorite PassageWay Elements

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

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“I enjoy being outdoors; camping, fishing, hunting, and hiking. Teaching the young men & women about new outdoor activities makes every day exciting and rewarding. Having the opportunity to share my experiences and challenges in the outdoors is a rewarding experience in itself.”

DETAILS

  • Specialty: Outdoor activities
  • Education: BA, Administration of Justice
  • With Northwest Passage since 2012
 

Tracy Kronn, MA

Tracy Kronn, MA

Case Manager

Favorite PassageWay Elements

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

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PROFILE

Tracy is dedicated to building positive relationships with our residents, and their support systems, that makes treatment as successful and rewarding as possible. She is driven to serve our clients by the belief that there is hope for each and every kid that comes into our programs. Her experience serving children of all ages in a variety of roles, from direct care to director, gives her a broad perspective on the challenges and solutions that everyone on a child’s care team has to consider. Her work and support in the development of appropriate social and coping skills for our clients serves our clients for years to come.

“I love the work that I do and know that I make a difference in the lives of those I work with. I am passionate about giving hope to those that feel all hope has been lost, even if it’s the smallest bit of hope.”

DETAILS

  • Specialty: Case Management
  • Education: BA, University of Wisconsin-Stout; MA Forensic Psychology, Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • With Northwest Passage since 2012
 

Richard Larson

Richard Larson

Transport Driver

Favorite PassageWay Elements

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

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DETAILS

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  • With Northwest Passage since 2018
 

Amanda Leckel

Amanda Leckel

Youth Development Specialist

Favorite PassageWay Elements

Nature | Relationships | Nutrition

 

   

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“Personally, I have a very strong passion for art. My goal is to engage the kids in thought provoking and creativity inspiring projects that lead them to self-discovery. Being able to teach these kids how to represent their emotions in a positive way, through art, is something they will be able to use through their whole life.”

DETAILS

  • Specialty: Art
  • Education: Working toward BA, Psychology
  • With Northwest Passage since 2016

Kyle Lexen

Kyle Lexen

Transportation Coordinator

Favorite PassageWay Elements

Nature | Relaxation | Exercise

“The way life has always been is not the way it has to be in the future. Change and hope is possible & attainable.”

              

PROFILE

Kyle has spent his entire professional career devoted to building meaningful relationships in the work he does. In his nearly two decades of service he has played many roles at Passage and with that experience, brings excellent perspective to the teams he works with. He has built strong connections with the resources in our community that ensures our kids have the best access to health providers possible, which ensures our kids get the prompt service they need. Kyle is driven to create a seamless transition between sites creating the best experience possible for our kids.

“It is exciting to see that the way that things have been for our clients in the past is NOT the way things need to continue to be in the future. Hope and change are possible, and I love being a part of demonstrating and communicating that to kids and families.”

DETAILS

  • Specialty: Logistics, Coordination
  • Education: BA, Psychology (Bethel College)
  • With Northwest Passage since 1997
 

Charlotte Lock

Charlotte Lock

Youth Development Specialist

Favorite PassageWay Elements

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

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DETAILS

  • Education:
  • With Northwest Passage since 2020
 

Becky Lorsung

Becky Lorsung

Teacher

Favorite PassageWay Elements

Relationships | Service | Spirit

“For me, service, spirit, and relationships are the essentials. They represent purpose, faith, and family.”

         

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“Hope is knowing not that just that hardship is temporary but that I can be strong enough to thrive in spite of it.”

DETAILS

  • Specialty:
  • Education: Bachelor of Science, UW – River Falls, English & History
  • With Northwest Passage since 2018
 

Amanda Lundquist

Amanda Lundquist

Program Coordinator

Favorite PassageWay Elements

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

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PROFILE

Amanda became employed full-time at Northwest Passage and began her experience working directly with youth as a primary counselor. This experience, as well as being a part of the development of Prairieview, has been invaluable to her in her current positions of Case Manager and Program Coordinator for Prairieview’s program. Amanda strongly believes in the collaborative approach at Northwest Passage and working with a multi-disciplinary team to strengthen youth and families. She is dedicated to empowering youth and families to become active participants in their treatment and increasing their resiliency to facilitate change. Amanda enjoys working with adolescent females and helping them find strength to overcome their unique challenges.

DETAILS

  • Specialty: Program Development
  • Education: MS, Social Work; BS, Social Work
  • With Northwest Passage since 2003
 

Olivia McKeith

Olivia McKeith

Youth Development Specialist

Favorite PassageWay Elements

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

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DETAILS

  • Education:
  • With Northwest Passage since 2020
 

Shelby McKenzie

Shelby McKenzie

Administrative Assistant

Favorite PassageWay Elements

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

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DETAILS

  • Education:
  • With Northwest Passage since 2016
 

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