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Who We Are

Staff & Board


Erin Sinnwell

 Executive Director
Erin has been a Family Promise Rochester volunteer and board member. She  stepped into the role as Interim Executive Director in May 2022. and became permanent full-time ED in March of 2023. She feels very passionate about helping those in need, and encouraging families to start having their children help others at an early age.  Life Skills Classes and fundraising events is where she wants to put her time and efforts into growing and solidifying these two very important aspects of Family Promise Rochester. 

Originally from Iowa, Erin and her family have been in Rochester for over 20 years now. She enjoys photography, running and hiking, dogs, reading and music.
Can be reached at Ext. 402

Katlynn Combs

Program Director

Katlynn graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in Family Social Science. She has strong interests in relationships and family systems, restorative justice, mental health, financial literacy, and advocacy. Before coming to Family Promise, she was a nanny and is excited that her love for helping children and families gets to continue. Serving primarily as the Case Manager for the Family Stabilization Program, Katlynn's role is to intake families experiencing homelessness into the shelter program, develop goals broken down into workable steps, help other community members through the Shelter Diversion and Prevention program, and ensure family's success and stabilization through the follow along program. 


When she is not at work, Katlynn loves spending time outdoors with her boyfriend and two big dogs.  

Can be reached at Ext. 403

For general information, please call our main number at (507) 281-3122 or email us at the emails listed below. All staff extensions listed below are for our main number.

Board Members

Our  board is comprised of community leaders and professionals with expertise in the legal field, leadership and management, healthcare, technology, brand & marketing, and more. Board members leverage their skills and networks to assist Family Promise in setting its strategic direction, developing new initiatives, to serve more families, more effectively, every year.

Stephen Saliba

Mayo Clinic

Lee Kulas

Wings Credit Union
People of Hope Church

Sommer Voyna

Partners Title
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

Nicolle Osterhout

Anna Gonser

Mayo Clinic

Rich Bogovich

Wenland Utz Law Firm

Rudy Naul

Catholic Charities of Southern MN

James Rechs

Zumbro Valley Health Center

Luke Hollander

First English Lutheran Church

Dan Doering

People of Hope Church

Timothy Mackey

Mayo Clinic (Emeritus)
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