About

Minnesota Crisis Intervention Team

Learn more about our Mission and Teaching Model.

 

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Our Team

Gennae Falconer

Gennae Falconer

Interim Executive Director

Gennae is Interim Executive Director for MN CIT, as well as being in charge of Staff Learning and Development.

Jerry Hutchinson

Jerry Hutchinson

Training Director

Jerry is the Training Director for MN CIT. His role in the organization is to schedule all the classes as well as participate in them as a coach.

Peggy Hutchinson

Peggy Hutchinson

Facilitator Manager

Peggy Hutchinson is a class facilitator for MN CIT. She helps the organization by having all the administrative materials ready for class, she also works with the site coordinators for training to make sure the facility is set up properly for class. Once class begins, she helps keep everything running smoothly.

Nancy Masson

Nancy Masson

Records Manager

Nancy is our records manager. She helps make sure all credits are recorded and sent to POST.

Cheryl Ameluxen

Cheryl Ameluxen

Office Manager

Cheryl is our office manager. She has the important responsibility to make sure each class has actors, presenters, speakers, and coaches assigned, as well as general office duties.

Leah Isaacson

Leah Isaacson

Actor Coordinator

Leah is our Actor Coordinator. She is responsible for providing actors for each scenario at the trainings, as well as ensuring the actors are trained and up to speed on characteristics being portrayed in each scenario.

Ryan Van Gundy

Ryan Van Gundy

Education Coordinator

Ryan is the Education Coordinator for MN CIT, he helps the organization by keeping the educational material that CIT presents up to date with the most current peer reviewed research on mental health.

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Our Board

Greg Hestness

Board Chair

Board Position: Board Chair Career/Position outside of MN CIT:  Retired, 40 years of police work.  28 years Minneapolis Police, last...

Dr. Pat Nelson

Secretary

Board Position: Secretary Career/Position outside of MN CIT:  Associate Professor, Law Enforcement Program Director at Minnesota State University, Mankato Why...

Tim Kingsley

Board Member

Tim Kingsley | Chief Operating Officer, Canon Pastor Tim Kingsley serves as Board Director on the Minnesota Crisis Intervention Team,...

Rob Allen

Board Member

Rob Allen is the Director of Community Security for the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of Minnesota and the Dakotas,...

Lisa Dressler

Board Member

Lisa K. Dressler is the former Director of Emergency Management for the University of Minnesota system and for the City...

Hao Q. Nguyen

Board Member

Hao Q. Nguyen, came to this country as a refugee from Vietnam at the age of nine. He grew up...