Larissa Reid, product manager for Cargill, is the new chair for Children First, leading the Executive Committee and the initiative for the coming year. Larissa is back after serving as youth co-chair during her junior and senior year at St. Louis Park High School. She joined the Children First Executive Committee in 2014, was the featured speaker at the 2015 Champions Breakfast and has assisted with many projects including establishing work with Six Speed, a local firm that has provided pro bono marketing for Children First. As chair, Larissa may renew her leadership role for a second year.
Thanks to Mary Wagner, M.D., Park Nicollet – Creekside Clinic, for leading Children First for the past two years. Mary used her skills in systems and procedures by updating volunteer and staff job descriptions and flushing out Children First strategic goals with outcomes including work on awareness measures. Mary also served as the volunteer medical director of Central Clinic for a decade. Central Clinic’s Mission is to offer free health care for St. Louis Park and Hopkins youth, infancy through high school. Located in Central Communitiy Center and open Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons, it was created through a partnership between St. Louis Park Public Schools and Park Nicollet Clinics.