Introducing our Staff and Support Team 

Meet our awesome Staff and Team working to further the Mission of REACH. 

Dakota Koski 

Dakota is a good listener who wants to truly understand what you are saying. He is consistent and makes sure programs and services run correctly. He is very dedicated to the Reach Program as the Executive Director. He has a genuine interest in people. He is a born leader that embraces and leads the mission to provide learning and leadership through youth-adult partnerships in Carlton County.

Anne Parish - 

Anne is a creative, engaged, and resourceful youth development advocate. Anne has a multi-faceted background that includes a M.Ed. in Education from St. Catherine University and a M.Ed. in Youth Development from the University of Minnesota.

Cara Keinanen

Cara helps carry out the Positive Community Norm (PCN) mission to provide learning and leadership with individuals, family, schools and Community. Developing community partnerships in Carlton County, specifically the Cloquet and Carlton School Districts is all about improving community health.

Melanie Koski

What do you bring to REACH? Tax and accounting experience. A desire to show kids they are important and of great value to our community.

Leigh Singpiel

Emma Pastkia 

Hi, My name is Emma Pastika! I am originally from Rochester MN. I grew up playing softball and volleyball, but I love all sports. I also enjoy camping and being out on the lake!