WINGS Mission Statement

WINGS (Women in Northfield Giving Support) educates and expands the number of women in philanthropy, builds and strengthens community through pooled investments, and improves the lives of women and youth in the Northfield area through focused giving.

Who We Are

  • WINGS is a grassroots network of hundreds of women who donate together to improve the lives of women and youth in Northfield.
  • WINGS has grown to be the second-largest local grantor, giving more than $667,000 since 2000 to local non-profit organizations.
  • We welcome all women as members! Joining WINGS brings you into a community of women who are making a difference.

2016 Board of Directors

2016 WINGS Board (from left to right): Laura Riehle-Merrill, Leah Eby, Nancy Moe, Meleah Follen,
Kathy Olson, Alice Carson, Diane Lyman, Nancy Carlson, Maelynn Rosas, Vicki Stevens, Jacqui
Dorsey (Not pictured: Patsy Ophaug, Bonnie Jean Flom)
President:  Jacqui Dorsey
Vice President:  Kathy Olson
Treasurer:  Meleah Follen
Secretary:  Diane Lyman
Grants:  Alice Carson
Membership:  Patsy Ophaug
Outreach:  Nancy Moe
Communications:  Leah Eby
At Large:  Bonnie Jean Flom
At Large: Laura Riehle-Merrill
At Large:  Maelynn Rosas
At Large:  Vicki Stevens
Ex-Officio:  Nancy Carlson


Nominating Chair: Nancy Carlson
Nominating Committee: Nancy Hegland, Mary Loven, Mary Lynn Oglesbe