Your Family is Our Family

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.

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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

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.

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
Jenni Hughes
School to Home Liaison
 Shell Lake
Amber LaRue
School to Home Liaison Spooner Middle and High School
Kayla Klein
School to Home Liaison Spooner Elementary School
Deb Barrett
School to Home Liaison Northwood School

Board of Directors

Joel Zimmerman
President
Director of Commercial Sales, Mosaic Technologies
Carmen Halverson
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
Warren Tuttle
Board Member
Washburn County Sheriff Department
Michelle Kabdi
Board Member
Teacher, Spooner School District