About Lakeland Family Resource Center

At Lakeland Family Resource Center, we are committed to improving the community and quality of life for children and families in Washburn County and beyond. Our family is your family.

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We have programs and resources to support you and your family.

Since 1996, Lakeland Family Resource Center has supported children and families with free programming that enriches lives through activities, events and developmental programming.

School to Home

Community Response

Children and Family Development

the team at lakeland family resource center
Mission Statement

To provide programs and services that build on family strengths through prevention, education, support, and collaboration with other resources in the community.  Lakeland Family Resource Center is YOUR resource center with the goal to strengthen our  community. We seek to bridge the gap between services and offer hands-on support to all families.

The Team

Meet the friendly faces of Lakeland Family Resource Center

Renee Luell
Executive Director
Jacquie Buchmann
Assistant Director
Bryanna Green
Program Coordinator
Jessica Mechtel
Program & Marketing Coordinator
Kelley Escamilla
Parent Educator and Program Coordinator
William Wolf
Parent Educator
Amy Lang
School to Home Liaison
Birchwood
Amber LaRue
School to Home Liaison
Spooner Middle and High School
Jenni Hughes
School to Home Liaison
Shell Lake
Kayla Klein
School to Home Liaison
Spooner Elementary School
Deb Barrett
School to Home Liaison
Northwood School

We're hiring!

Learn how you can make a difference in your community by working at 
Lakeland Family Resource Center.

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Renee Luell
Executive Director
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Bryanna Green
Program Coordinator & Parent Educator
school to home liaison
Jessica Mechtel
Program & Marketing Coordinator
school to home liaison
Kelley Escamilla
Parent Educator and Program Coordinator
school to home liaison
William Wolf
Parent Educator
school to home liaison
Amy Lang
School to Home Liaison Birchwood
school to home liaison
Jenni Hughes
School to Home Liaison
 Shell Lake
school to home liaison
Amber LaRue
School to Home Liaison Spooner Middle and High School
school to home liaison
Kayla Klein
School to Home Liaison Spooner Elementary School
school to home liaison
Deb Barrett
School to Home Liaison Northwood School
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Nikki Froemel
Grant & Outreach Coordinator
school to home liaison
Katisa Ferguson
Homeless Resource Navigator

Board of Directors

Joel Zimmerman
President
Director of Commercial Sales, Mosaic Technologies
Warren Tuttle
Vice President
Parent Representative
Ashley Villella
Treasurer
School Social Worker, Spooner School District
Heather Cox
Secretary
Elementary School Principal, Shell Lake School District
Tim Frey
Board Member
Financial Advisor, Frey Financial
Alanna Pahos
Board Member
Family Services Supervisor, Washburn County Health and Human Services Department
John Berlin
Board Member
APNP, Spooner Health
Scot Kelly
Board Member
Superintendent, Northwood School District
Jorgan Staupe
Board Member
Owner, Staupe Computers
Michelle Kabdi
Board Member
Teacher, Spooner School District