Jeff Dols joined the WomanWell staff as the Executive Director in 2013 after serving as director of the Franciscan Spirituality Center since July 2011. Before joining the FSC, Jeff spent 13 years at Wells Fargo in Minneapolis serving as a strategic planning manager. Jeff has a gift for integration and has been able to negotiate the often divergent paths of the modern corporation and the footsteps of Christ. He draws upon his experience as a leader and mentor to help others in business seek the inner transformation that leads to a life of integrity. His personal journey includes a year of spiritual direction formation at Christos Center in Lino Lakes, MN, and a masters degree in Servant Leadership from Viterbo University. The Franciscan call led him to become a covenant Affiliate and Prayer Partner of the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration. He chronicled his personal journey in his book of reflections: One in Spirit. Jeff's hobbies include baseball, hiking, camping, walking meditation, and reflecting near "big water". Jeff lives in Eagan with his wife Maria and two daughters, Rachel and Angela.
Margaret Smith joined WomanWell in 2013 as the Associate Director/Marketing Coordinator. She has worked in the non-profit sector since 2004 in land conservation as well as in environmental education and appreciation of the Mississippi and St. Croix River watersheds. Margaret has her B.S. in biology and her MBA from the University of Michigan. She enjoys creative problem solving, growing partnerships, and sharing her love of nature. Margaret is a Wisconsin Master Gardener and an avid nature photographer. She lives in Wisconsin with her husband on 10 acres near the Kinnickinnic River and has two daughters who share her passion to be part of creating positive change in the world. She is happy to be part of the growth and outreach at WomanWell.
Corrina Thomas, FSPA
Corrina Thomas is a Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration. Her ministry background includes spiritual direction, retreats and workshops. Corrina is passionate about the New Universe Story and an evolutionary spirituality which sees the divine as the primary causality for creation; and evolution as a physical manifestation of the process of divine creative energy. Corrina was born and raised in India and therefore brings to her ministry the wealth of her inter-religious/cultural experience into a harmonious blend between the east and west. Her education includes masters'degrees in Franciscan Studies, Culture and Spirituality and Media Studies and a Doctor of Ministry with a focus on developing and nurturing dialogue among peoples of various faith traditions.
Heather Walters serves as the Office Manager at WomanWell. Her background includes undergraduate degrees in Music and Spanish, non-profit and editorial work, and running her own small business. She enjoys the creative atmosphere of WomanWell and embraces the challenges and joys of a growing organization. In her free time, Heather enjoys photography, genealogy research, reading, gardening, traveling, running, and camping.