We are currently hiring for the positions of ZOOM House Program Director. Click here for more information and/or to apply.



Candace burk

Family Advocate

Candace joined ZOOM House in 2018. She brings her experience in person-centered advocacy, trauma-informed practice, and a passion for social justice and community integration. Candace strives to instill a sense of personal empowerment in those she serves to create a sense of confidence and independence to achieve their goals. Candace has experience working with people living with mental illness, developmental disabilities and traumatic brain injury.  Candace received her Bachelors of Social Work and a Bachelors of Arts in English with a specialization in Creative Writing from the University of South Dakota. She is currently enrolled in the Masters of Social Work with an area of emphasis in Clinical Social Work Expansion from St. Thomas and St. Catherine. In her free time, Candace is an active participant in social justice movements across the Twin Cities.

Office Phone: (612) 825-2825 ext. 2



ZOOM Coordinator

Laura’s background draws from serving others in various ways including office coordination, management, and volunteering.  Her experience includes helping organizations thrive and run smoothly. She effectively provides communication and support with integrity. It is her joy to create a productive, energetic environment and community where everyone thrives. Laura is also very passionate about giving back to the community and serves by teaching yoga that liberates people to move forward authentically. She also volunteers with Ani-Meals, delivering pet food to those in need.

Office Phone: (612) 825-2825 ext. 3

Board of Directors

Cyndi McDurmott, President
The Connection

Kristine Nagle, Vice President
The Mosaic Company

Joanna Accola, Secretary
University of Minnesota Law School

Katy Daniels, Treasurer
Missions Inc. Programs

Kim Johnson
Optum, UnitedHealth Group

Susanna Kallin
Community Member

Jackie Peak
Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity

Georgina Santos
US Bank

Sunny Schultz
Setal Properties, LLC

Whitney Stofflet
Bethlehem Lutheran Church Twin Cities