Northern Division: Serving every county in Minnesota and North Dakota


The Greater Duluth Area Salvation Army is overseen by officers and administrative staff. This location reports to The Salvation Army Northern Division, serving Minnesota and North Dakota.


Captains Bryan and Teri Ellison

Administrative Staff

Jill Buchholz
Assistant Director of Administration

Gordon Mesedahl
Director of Development

Kristy Ekart
Director of Residential Services

Kim Paulson
Store Manager

Nancy Leslie
Emergency Assistance Supervisor

Kris Mallett
Rookie Basketball Association Coordinator

Advisory Board Members

Kjell Knudsen (Chair)
Terry Trogdon (Vice Chair)
Bruce Anderson
Harvey Anderson
Charles Froseth
Bob Heimbach
Steve McNeill
Terry Nelson
Wes Neustel
Sharon Wahman