Meet Our Team

As experienced leaders in charter schools, we have first-hand experience navigating the nuances of oversight and governance. Consider us your charter management resource.

Beth Finch

Beth Finch | Founder, Governance + School Oversight

With over 15 years of board management experience, Beth Finch provides boards with the foundational frameworks and systems to operate efficiently. Her experience in charter school development, marketing, facilities, and student recruitment provides another lens for supporting charter schools.

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bfinch@chartersource.org

Dana Peterson

Dana Peterson | Leadership + Strategy

Dana Peterson brings a broad range of experience in charter school development and nonprofit management to the CharterSource team. Currently, Dana serves as the program coordinator for charter school authorizing at the University of St. Thomas.

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dpeterson@chartersource.org

Karen Klinzing

Karen Klinzing | Education Leadership + Policy Consultant

Karen has been engaged in charter schools from various perspectives over the last 20 years in Minnesota. Karen will provide a school leader and organizational perspective and bring her experience in state law regarding charter schools from when she was a legislator and an assistant/deputy commissioner.

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Kklinzing@chartersource.org