Our Amazing Staff

…and some personal reflections on working with Habitat for Humanity.


Dave Engstrom

Executive Director

“St. Croix Valley Habitat for Humanity: Building homes with our hearts and hands.”

Jim Cooper

Associate Director

“It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for certain that just ain’t so.” | Mark Twain

Dean “Dr. Awesome” Monroe

Program Specialist

“A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects.” | Robert A. Heinlein

Debbie Murtha

Office Manager

“I see life as both a gift and a responsibility. My responsibility is to use what God has given me to help his people in need.” | Millard Fuller

Amy Henry


“All things are possible if you believe.” | Mark 9:23

Sarah Rose

Community Outreach Coordinator

“Reduce, reuse, recycle.”

Rose Landin

ReStore Associate

…words of wisdom pending




    • Location: River Falls ReStore




      • Location: River Falls ReStore

      Andy Scheiderer

      ReStore Manager

      It took nearly 40 years, two advanced degrees, untold travels and numerous occupations to figure out that my “calling” in life was to sell used toilets to assist in financing the building of decent, affordable housing in western Wisconsin.

      Kathy Deiss

      ReStore Assistant Manager

      “In a world of words, anything is possible.” | Laura Wright LaRoche

      Jason Dale

      ReStore Donation Procurement Supervisor

      “It’s important to reuse our resources. If we don’t recycle and reuse things, we may run out of them.” | David Murdoch