Board & Staff

The Emotions Anonymous Board of Trustees are voted into office on a rotating basis at the Fall Board workshop and serve three year terms. The Board makes policy decisions throughout the year during bi-monthly meetings via Skype. There are several committees that report to the Board. These committees may be made up of non-Trustees.

2018-2019 Board of Trustees

Name: Gus Schloesser

Address:  717 E Southern Ave 

Phoenix, AZ 85040

Phone: 602-319-3890


Role: President

(from Region 2)


Name: Scott Jakel

Address: 1310 West 16th St.

Hastings, MN 55033

Phone: 507-276-0323


Role: Vice President/Treasurer

(from Region 1)


Name: John Werner

Address: 20640 Donnelly Ave.

Farmington, MN 55024

Phone: 612-760-0313


(from Region 1)


Name: Derita Pippen

Address: 14050 Ceder Road Apt #410

University Heights, OH 44118

Phone: 216-624-3559


(from Region 5)


*Officers are chosen by Trustees.


Executive Director: Elaine Weber Nelson

Office Manager: Sandy Wells

Database Coordinator: Claire Horton
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Shipping Coordinator: Carleen Schmidt

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Office Information:

Main office phone: 651-647-9712

Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Mailing Address: PO Box 4245 Saint Paul, MN 55104 USA