Minnesota

Adult Regional Coordinator:
Tom Scharstein - (513) 265-5017/tomscharstein@yahoo.com

Family Chapters Coordinator: Stephanie Coppen - scoppen@westutter.org

Duluth: Meetings are held September – May on the 1st Thursday of each month from 6:00PM – 8:00PM on the University of Minnesota-Duluth campus in the Chester Park building (enter on Clover – door faces Woodland). For more information, contact Chapter Leader Kay at WallisSpeech@gmail.com/218-349-0589 or Derrick at 218-389-6765. The group will occasionally meet off campus for social events so it is a good idea to verify the location by contacting a leader or check out our Facebook page.

Minneapolis/St. Paul: Meetings are held the second Thursday of the month from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Bethlehem Baptist Church – 720 13th Ave. South, Minneapolis. Room numbers will be posted at the church each month. Because our meetings occasionally consist of a social event at restaurant, it is always best to contact one of the group leaders first – Linda Hinderscheit: 612-624-8590/hinde001@umn.edu; Erin Bodner: BodnerSpeech@gmail.com /612-234-2080; Joel Korte: korte027@umn.edu.

Moorhead: Adults –  Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of every month from 6:30PM – 8:30PM on the Minnesota State University Moorhead Campus, 1104 7th Avenue S., Moorhead, MN 56563. For more information contact Chapter Leader Bruce Hanson at 218-477-4641/hansonbr@mnstate.edu.

Rochester/Southeast MN: Meetings are held on the 1st Wednesday of each month.  For meeting location and more information contact John Kingsley at johnskingsley@yahoo.com.

South-Central MN: Adults – Meetings are held monthly at Mankato State University.  For address and meeting dates, contact Todd Marten at 507-625-7543tmarten1@hotmail.com or Preston Smith at mflowers@hickorytech.net.

Twin Cities MN: TWST chapter for teens ages 13-19: Meets once a month through the school year at Dept. of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences, 115 Shevlin Hall, 164 Pillsbury Dr. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455. We focus on the emotional, social and cognitive aspects of stuttering. The teen group typically meets on the last Sunday of the month from 1:00 – 2:30pm. We plan to alternate discussion-centered meetings with social outings in the community. Food is typically provided, thanks to a generous donor. For more information contact chapter leaders Erin BodnerJoel KorteLinda R. Hinderscheit  612-624-8590.

St. Cloud: Teens and Adults (13+) – Meetings are held at St. Cloud State University – Brown Hall Room 119 (parking available in the front of the building).  Meetings are also accessible via Google Hangout (contact Chapter Leader for an invite).  Meeting dates vary – please check the St. Cloud NSA Facebook page for currently scheduled dates.  For more information please contact Chapter Leader Sarah Smits-Bandstra at 320-308-2018/smitsbandstra@gmail.com.

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