Growing Community Connections exists to connect people and organization & empower everyone to support the families and children in our communites.  Our goal is to maximize the potential that lies within everyone so that families and communites can thrive "birth to rocker"

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Our Director

JoAnn Gieselman

Executive Director

JoAnn Gieselman is the Director for Growing Community Connections. Her primary responsibility is to support agencies, business, churches, schools, city officials, individuals, and entire communities, in ways to enhance collective impact. She helps facilitate conversations that support and drive ideas and resources to address community challenges and build on community successes.

JoAnn loves the opportunity to work with everyone to build our collaboration efforts. She has been an active part of Growing Community Connections since its conception and truly enjoys the opportunities and challenges of working with the many insightful individuals and organizations in our tri-state area who collaborate to improve all of Siouxland.