Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS)

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Ayan Alinur

Ayan Alinur has worked in the social services field for six years as a refugee resettlement case manager, community/direct support staff and as a contracted CADI and DD waiver case manager for both Ramsey and Hennepin counties. Ayan is excited to continue the work she is passionate about by helping clients and their families get person-centered services that will enhance their quality of life. Ayan recently moved to Minnesota from New York and is fluent in Somali and Swahili. In her free time, Ayan likes to go for walks, play rugby, eat Sushi, and spend time with her family and friends.

Kelly Anderson

Kelly Anderson has been working in the human services field for more than 20 years and strives to be empathetic to the needs of her clients while providing a solution to each unique situation. She feels passionate about providing people choices to live their lives to the fullest and with meaning. In her personal life, she loves to be outdoors biking, playing tennis, walking, and being
active. She also enjoys spending time with her family.

Ann Ewert

Ann Ewert has worked at Lifeworks for more than a decade. She first began her career with us as a service facilitator before joining our fiscal support team in 2010. Ann provides support to individuals and families utilizing the Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) and Consumer Support Grant (CSG) programs and is a Qualified Professional for the PCA Choice program. Outside of Lifeworks, Ann likes to spend time with her family and loves to be outdoors.

Lynae Greenebaum

Lynae Greenebaum formerly worked as a service facilitator at Lifeworks Burnsville (now Lifeworks Apple Valley). She continued her career in social services working with children, families, and adults. She returned to Lifeworks in August 2016 and now serves as a service coordinator for Fiscal Support.

Lynae is passionate about working with families and assisting them in getting the services that they need. She enjoys meeting and getting to know the families that we serve.

In her free time, she enjoys running and has completed a half marathon, 15K, 10K, and multiple 5Ks. She enjoys watching and going to sporting events and spends a lot of her time watching her children play sports and just being with her family.

We’re Here for You

Ayan Alinur

Ayan Alinur has worked in the social services field for six years as a refugee resettlement case manager, community/direct support staff and as a contracted CADI and DD waiver case manager for both Ramsey and Hennepin counties. Ayan is excited to continue the work she is passionate about by helping clients and their families get person-centered services that will enhance their quality of life. Ayan recently moved to Minnesota from New York and is fluent in Somali and Swahili. In her free time, Ayan likes to go for walks, play rugby, eat Sushi, and spend time with her family and friends.

Kelly Anderson

Kelly Anderson has been working in the human services field for more than 20 years and strives to be empathetic to the needs of her clients while providing a solution to each unique situation. She feels passionate about providing people choices to live their lives to the fullest and with meaning. In her personal life, she loves to be outdoors biking, playing tennis, walking, and being
active. She also enjoys spending time with her family.

Ann Ewert

Ann Ewert has worked at Lifeworks for more than a decade. She first began her career with us as a service facilitator before joining our fiscal support team in 2010. Ann provides support to individuals and families utilizing the Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) and Consumer Support Grant (CSG) programs and is a Qualified Professional for the PCA Choice program. Outside of Lifeworks, Ann likes to spend time with her family and loves to be outdoors.

Lynae Greenebaum

Lynae Greenebaum formerly worked as a service facilitator at Lifeworks Burnsville (now Lifeworks Apple Valley). She continued her career in social services working with children, families, and adults. She returned to Lifeworks in August 2016 and now serves as a service coordinator for Fiscal Support.

Lynae is passionate about working with families and assisting them in getting the services that they need. She enjoys meeting and getting to know the families that we serve.

In her free time, she enjoys running and has completed a half marathon, 15K, 10K, and multiple 5Ks. She enjoys watching and going to sporting events and spends a lot of her time watching her children play sports and just being with her family.

We’re Here for You

Ayan Alinur

Ayan Alinur has worked in the social services field for six years as a refugee resettlement case manager, community/direct support staff and as a contracted CADI and DD waiver case manager for both Ramsey and Hennepin counties. Ayan is excited to continue the work she is passionate about by helping clients and their families get person-centered services that will enhance their quality of life. Ayan recently moved to Minnesota from New York and is fluent in Somali and Swahili. In her free time, Ayan likes to go for walks, play rugby, eat Sushi, and spend time with her family and friends.

Kelly Anderson

Kelly Anderson has been working in the human services field for more than 20 years and strives to be empathetic to the needs of her clients while providing a solution to each unique situation. She feels passionate about providing people choices to live their lives to the fullest and with meaning. In her personal life, she loves to be outdoors biking, playing tennis, walking, and being
active. She also enjoys spending time with her family.

Ann Ewert

Ann Ewert has worked at Lifeworks for more than a decade. She first began her career with us as a service facilitator before joining our fiscal support team in 2010. Ann provides support to individuals and families utilizing the Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) and Consumer Support Grant (CSG) programs and is a Qualified Professional for the PCA Choice program. Outside of Lifeworks, Ann likes to spend time with her family and loves to be outdoors.

Lynae Greenebaum

Lynae Greenebaum formerly worked as a service facilitator at Lifeworks Burnsville (now Lifeworks Apple Valley). She continued her career in social services working with children, families, and adults. She returned to Lifeworks in August 2016 and now serves as a service coordinator for Fiscal Support.

Lynae is passionate about working with families and assisting them in getting the services that they need. She enjoys meeting and getting to know the families that we serve.

In her free time, she enjoys running and has completed a half marathon, 15K, 10K, and multiple 5Ks. She enjoys watching and going to sporting events and spends a lot of her time watching her children play sports and just being with her family.

Cindy Mooers

After joining Lifeworks, Cindy Mooers quickly demonstrated her strong sense of commitment and hard work. She is excited to help connect clients to resources that will enhance their lives. In her free time, Cindy likes to camp and hike, especially in Minnesota State Parks. She has camped and canoed in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness three times, and thoroughly enjoys spending time in nature.

Emily Torkelson

Before coming to Lifeworks, Emily was a program coordinator at REM Hennepin where she worked with people with disabilities for six years.

When she isn’t working, Emily enjoys watching and going to sporting events and spending time with family.

Marie Van Buskirk

Marie Van Buskirk is a recent graduate of St. Olaf College where she studied social service management. She has worked with clients in the areas of art entrepreneurship, domestic violence and sexual assault, and youth development. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, singing, and reading. As a former Texas resident, Marie enjoys Minnesota summers and is excited for the State Fair. She also enjoys exploring the Twin Cities in search of the best pizza.

Cindy Mooers

After joining Lifeworks, Cindy Mooers quickly demonstrated her strong sense of commitment and hard work. She is excited to help connect clients to resources that will enhance their lives. In her free time, Cindy likes to camp and hike, especially in Minnesota State Parks. She has camped and canoed in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness three times, and thoroughly enjoys spending time in nature.

Emily Torkelson

Before coming to Lifeworks, Emily was a program coordinator at REM Hennepin where she worked with people with disabilities for six years.

When she isn’t working, Emily enjoys watching and going to sporting events and spending time with family.

Marie Van Buskirk

Marie Van Buskirk is a recent graduate of St. Olaf College where she studied social service management. She has worked with clients in the areas of art entrepreneurship, domestic violence and sexual assault, and youth development. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, singing, and reading. As a former Texas resident, Marie enjoys Minnesota summers and is excited for the State Fair. She also enjoys exploring the Twin Cities in search of the best pizza.

Cindy Mooers

After joining Lifeworks, Cindy Mooers quickly demonstrated her strong sense of commitment and hard work. She is excited to help connect clients to resources that will enhance their lives. In her free time, Cindy likes to camp and hike, especially in Minnesota State Parks. She has camped and canoed in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness three times, and thoroughly enjoys spending time in nature.

Emily Torkelson

Before coming to Lifeworks, Emily was a program coordinator at REM Hennepin where she worked with people with disabilities for six years.

When she isn’t working, Emily enjoys watching and going to sporting events and spending time with family.

Marie Van Buskirk

Marie Van Buskirk is a recent graduate of St. Olaf College where she studied social service management. She has worked with clients in the areas of art entrepreneurship, domestic violence and sexual assault, and youth development. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, singing, and reading. As a former Texas resident, Marie enjoys Minnesota summers and is excited for the State Fair. She also enjoys exploring the Twin Cities in search of the best pizza.

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