Board & Staff

The Emotions Anonymous Board of Trustees are voted into office at the beginning of each fiscal year (July 1) and serve three year terms. The Board makes policy decisions throughout the year during their bi-monthly meetings via Skype. There are several committees that report to the Board that may include non-Trustees.

2018-2019 Board of Trustees

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)

Name: Colleen Coyne
Phone: 651-245-5461
(from Region 1)

*Officers are determined by Trustees.


Executive Director: Elaine Weber Nelson

Accountant: 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 10 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. CT
Mailing Address: PO Box 4245 Saint Paul, MN 55104 USA