Our Leadership Team

Co-student Directors

Sara Goranowski, is a senior at the College of Saint Benedict.  She is a Psychology major, Hispanic Studies minor, and is Pre-Occupational Therapy.  She is from the small town of Welch which is right next to Red Wing.  Her hobbies include volunteering, reading, and spending time with friends and family.  Her favorite foods include peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, pizza, and cheese tortellini.  She is also involved in the Bonner Leader Program at CSB/SJU.  She joined Community Kitchen because she loved the dual component of reducing food waste while also helping community members facing food insecurity. She hopes to gain an even greater passion for serving others and some awesome new experiences and opportunities.

Pete Johnson is a senior student at Saint John’s University and is a political science major. His favorite food is a Minnesotan classic, the Juicy Lucy, or anything that has to do with meat. Some of his hobbies include fishing, fantasy sports leagues, and anything outdoors. He is also a member of the Johnnie football team and the Bonner Leader Program at CSB/SJU. He joined Community Kitchen because he believes everyone deserves to have access to sustainable food, and that we must help other members in our community. He hopes to make great connections with the community and to gain a better understanding of those living around us.

Operations Leaders

Maddie Krumel is a junior English major.  She loves puppies, veggies, and babies.  In the future, she plans to teach high school and go on lots of adventures.  She believes Community Kitchen is an awesome program and is happy she works with them through CSB Campus Ministry where she is on the Spirituality and Social Justice Team.  She is also a part of the Bonner Leader Program and the Peer Resource Program here at the wonderful College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University.

Sarah Dischinger is a junior double major in Theology and Gender Studies.  Her hometown is Coon Rapids, Minnesota.  Her hobbies include reading, going to concerts, and hanging out with friends.  Her favorite food is popcorn.  Sarah is involved on campus as a Campus Minister for Spirituality and Social Justice and through being a member of the Hynes Scholars Program.  She joined Community Kitchen because she wanted new volunteer experiences and she believes this program is awesome!

Martha Koenig is a junior Integrative Health Science major from Appleton, Wisconsin.  Her favorite food is guacamole.  In addition to CK, Martha is involved in Alternative Break Experinces.  She is involved in Community Kitchen because she is passionate about the dual mission of addressing both food insecurity and food waste. Being able to redirect healthy food to communities who need it builds bridges and is a sustainable service option.