MN ADOPT is staffed by a group of professionals dedicated to a singular vision, supporting stable family settings for Minnesota’s children.

(alphabetical by first name)
TitlePhone Number
Andrea BrubakerHELP Program Clinical Specialist612-746-5126
Cathy StangState Adoption
Exchange Program

Emily AlewineHELP Program Manager & Clinical Specialist612-746-5128
Heather Van BruntHELP Program Clinical Specialist612-746-5121
Janet HammerAdministrative Coordinator612-746-5125
Jolie RitchieIT Coordinator612-746-5132
Julie HartAdoption Information Specialist
(call for general adoption questions)
Julie MaddenAccountant612-746-5120
Stephanie RegnierEducation Program Manager612-746-5122
Rachel WalstadExecutive Director612-746-5127
Wendylee RaunState Adoption Exchange & Recruitment Coordinator612-861-7115
NameTitlePhone Number
Andrea BrubakerClinical Specialist612-746-5126
Emily AlewineProgram Manager & Clinical Specialist 612-746-5128
Heather Van BruntClinical Specialist612-746-5121

Have questions about adoption or foster care? Please email us at or call 612-861-7115 (No solicitiations)

Contact MN ADOPT Staff