Headwaters Board of Directors

  • Erica Mauter
    Co-Chair

    Erica Mauter has served as the executive director of the Twin Cities Women's Choice and Twin Cities Girls' Choir. Her professional experience also includes work as a senior validation engineer for...

  • Avi
    Co-Chair

    Avi's passion for social justice comes in the form of community engagement. In his youth, he often felt left out of decisions being made in the community. As he grew, he saw more and more examples...

  • Dameun Strange
    Secretary

    Dameun Strange is an artist, activist, and organizer. Born and raised in Washington, DC, he got his start in high school advocating for the homeless, neighborhood safety and statehood. Dameun has...

  • A black and white photo of Eartha, who is wearing a bun hairstyle and a black dress.
    Treasurer

    For over a decade, Eartha has been working for organizations in the Twin Cities to advance social justice and equity through the arts and environmental work. Most recently, she was the founding...

  • Ebony Adedayo
    Board Member

    Ebony Adedayo is the founder and creator of the Kinky Curly Theological Collective, a space that centers the experience of African and African American women, grounded in healing justice,...

  • Coco
    Board Member - At Large

    Coco has been involved with Headwaters since 2013 first as a member of grants committee members and now on the core team of community conversation.  Coco has the deep desire to address injustices...

  • camille cyprian
    Board Member

    Camille Cyprian is a certified coach and equity practitioner, particularly passionate about community building, social equity, and community healing & wellbeing. Camille has been recognized as...

  • TC
    Board Member

    TC has spent much of his career as in-betweenie – working at the liaison between National organizations and their grassroots networks – in both a technical assistance capacity and a policy and...

  • Alyssa Hawkins
    Board Member

    Alyssa has been engaged at Headwaters since 2015 as a member of the first cohort of the Giving Project. Following that life-changing experience, Alyssa has volunteered for the Community Innovation...

  • Headshot of Muneer
    Board Member

    Muneer first interacted with Headwaters when he participated in the Social Justice Leadership Institute in 2011. He is currently the Director of the Office of Financial Empowerment at the City of...

  • Arleta Little
    Board Member

    Arleta Little is an Arts Program Officer and Director of the McKnight Artist Fellowships program at the McKnight Foundation.  Prior to working in philanthropy, she served as the Executive Director...

  • Fatima Moore
    Board Member

    Fatima is a first-generation immigrant woman, of multi-racial identity who has lived outside of and within the United States, she has encountered varying forms of injustices.  These injustices...

  • Pa Chua Vang
    Board Member
  • Janiece Watts
    Board Member

    Janiece joins the Headwaters board as a Giving Project cohort 2 alum and an environmental justice advocate. She has over 10 years of organizing experience in health care, food justice, zero waste...