This foundation is dedicated to funding projects with lasting impact to the North Oaks Community

The Foundation was Incorporated on January 1st, 2011 with the charter number 4157284-2

The Foundation's tax exempt status 501(c) (3) was approved on May 10th 2011 with an effective date of exemption of January 27th, 2011. The documentation proving the Foundation's tax exempt status can be found here.


North Oaks Community Foundation Board of Directors

Katy Ross
President, 2015,  Vice President 2011-2015

Katy has lived in North Oaks for sixteen years. She is married to Keith Ross and has two children, Matthew and Kelsey. Katy currently serves on the North Oaks Planning Commission, and has worked on the fair over the last several years. She also chaired the committee to find new space for the NOHOA Board and City Council, which resulted in the new space at Village Center Drive and the Community Meeting Room.

John Murphy
Secretary   March 2015-Present

John Murphy recently rotated off the North Oaks Home Owners Association Board. He served for two years as Director in charge of Land and Water and one year as Vice President of the Board. He has served on the Graywolf Press Board for six years in several capacities, and on the Board of Friends of the University of Minnesota Library. He has a background in sales and worked in Chicago, Los Angeles, and St. Paul after graduating from Northwestern University in Illinois. He has lived in North Oaks for seventeen years with his wife, Suwannee and their two daughters. Laura is ten and Frances is eight years old.

Cindy Turkington
Vice President   March 2015-Present

Cindy and her husband Bob have lived in North Oaks for 17 years and have two children, Luke and Erika. One of her favorite things about living in North Oaks is using the trails and also enjoying the natural beauty of the neighborhood. She likes to spend her free time tending to her gardens and growing vegetables at the Community Garden Plot. Cindy is the owner of Fair Trust Financial, where she works as a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™. Cindy is a member of the North Oaks Garden Club and is an active volunteer at Incarnation Lutheran Church, where she serves on the Endowment and Finance Committees.

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