Meet the Leadership

Connie Moore, Executive Director
Connie Moore began advocating for survivors 32 years ago as a volunteer with a battered women’s shelter.  She came to Alexandra House in 1988 as a women’s advocate and became the Intervention Program Coordinator that same year. After a year as Director of Community Intervention at the Domestic Abuse Program, she returned in 1994 returned as Alexandra House’s Community Programs Director.

From 1998 to 2001, Connie served as Executive Director at Project SOAR, a Displaced Homemaker Program located in Duluth, MN.  IN 2001, she returned to Alexandra House as Executive Director. Connie has helped lead county, state and national initiatives to create public policies that address the needs of survivors, low-income families and displaced homemakers.

Margaret Andersen, Administrative Director
Margaret has more than twenty-five years’ experience in human resources and office administration.  Before joining Alexandra House as Administrative Director in 2001, she held several positions at various financial institutions, including as a branch manager, licensed life insurance agent and Series 6/63 securities broker.

Jackie Bridgeman, Community Program Manager
Jackie began at Alexandra House as one of the original staff providing legal advocacy for survivors of domestic violence. After leaving Alexandra House, Jackie continued her work in the community, first as a coordinator for the Coon Rapids Youth First Initiative, and then as a family law paralegal. Jackie returned to Alexandra House in 2010 to continue her work with survivors of domestic violence, with an additional focus on community education.

Tina Bronson, Communications Marketing Director
Tina Bronson joined Alexandra House, Inc. in June 2014 as the Communications Marketing Director. Tina has nearly 20 years of experience in the non-profit sector, focusing on capacity building through long-term charitable contributions, marketing, communications, and public awareness campaigns. Prior to joining Alexandra House, Tina has served a number of non-profit organizations in various Marketing and Development roles; such as Cancer Support Community – Arizona, YWCA Maricopa County, Banner Health, Curry County United Way in New Mexico, and the Greater Twin Cities United Way. Tina resides in Anoka County with her husband, a retired Air Force serviceman, and two children.

Megan Close, Community Program Supervisor
Megan joined Alexandra House in 2015. She is currently supervising staff members who provide legal advocacy and youth services. Megan began her work in the anti-sexual assault and anti-domestic violence fields as a volunteer for Central MN Sexual Assault Center. From there she worked at The Sexual Violence Center which served Hennepin, Scott & Carver Counties and most recently at The Aurora Center for Advocacy & Education at The University of MN. Megan’s passions include; prevention, leadership, and social justice and her hope is to be an ally and accomplice to all survivors.

Jenny Green, Housing and Supportive Services Director
Jenny began at Alexandra House in 1991 after graduating with a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Minnesota.  During her tenure, Jenny served in a number of capacities, from providing advocacy to youth residing in the emergency shelter to supervising shelter staff, before becoming the Housing and Supportive Services Director in 2001.  She oversees the emergency shelter, follow-up services, therapy, support groups, and the newly developed abuse in later life services.  Jenny currently chairs the Anoka County Heading Home Committee and is active on numerous committees that address the issue of homelessness, as it relates specifically to victims of violence.

Sue Redmond, Program Development Director
Sue Redmond, Program Development Director for Alexandra House, has over 20 years of experience working with victims/survivors of domestic and sexual violence. She has advocated on behalf of victims/survivors in a variety of settings, and for the past 13 years has served in a leadership position overseeing our sexual and domestic violence advocacy programs within the criminal justice arena, civil court system, health care settings, and the schools. A graduate of the College of St. Catherine with a degree in Social Work, she has extensive experience in project management, program development, and multidisciplinary collaboration. She was integrally involved in developing the capacity, programming, and infrastructure that supported Alexandra House’s shift from a stand-alone domestic violence to a dual domestic and sexual violence organization in 2009. Over the years, she has served on numerous committees, task forces, and councils and currently serves as Treasurer of the Board of Directors for the Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault.

Jane St. Marie, Shelter Supervisor
Jane St. Marie joined Alexandra House in 1999 after completing her Counseling Degree at Metropolitan State University. She started as a direct service Relief Staff Advocate and moved into various positions; Jane is now one of the Shelter Staff Supervisors. She specializes in working with victims/survivors of domestic and sexual assault. She has worked with this population in various capacities for the past twenty years. Her passion is in supporting those who have experienced trauma and in working with community members to end the violence.  Since 2005 Jane has been a member of the Anoka County Children’s Mental Health Advisory Council and is also a member of various committees within the Metro area.