Board Opportunities

Lee Carlson Center for Mental Health & Well-Being

Lee Carlson Center is a major provider of mental health services for individuals across the lifespan living in the Twin Cities north metro. Our programs and individuals served have grown four-fold in number during the past five years and we now operate an $8.5 million annual budget while delivering services to 6,000 clients and their families each year.

Strategic Priorities:

Planning for a new three-year strategic plan will begin in 2020. Until the plan is complete Lee Carlson Center continues to have the goal of reaching more children, families, and adults in the communities we serve by replicating successful programming to meet the needs of more clients in current and nearby communities and to create new innovative solutions to an ever-increasing and broadening set of mental health-related needs that our current customers face on a daily basis.

Annual budget: $8.3 million – Earned Income, Foundations, Government Grants or Contracts


Lee Carlson Center for Mental Health & Well-Being is seeking board members with skills in the following areas:

  • Financial Management
  • Fundraising
  • Management and Leadership

Willingness to serve in President, Vice Chair and Treasurer Roles at some point during tenure on the board.

Greatly in need of diverse candidates willing to serve the community as a nonprofit board member.


  • Number of members currently: 8
  • Meeting time and frequency:  6 meetings annually
  • Meeting location: Northern Suburbs



  • Time Expectation: Up to 5 hours/month
  • Financial Contribution Required: No
  • Service on Committee Required: No
  • Length of Term: 2 Years
  • Renewable: Yes
  • Does nonprofit carry liability insurance? Yes

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7954 University Ave NE Fridley, MN 55432


To provide exceptional and affordable mental health services for families, children, youth, and adults in our community.