Here to Help

Our professional staff and volunteers are here to help you during your time at Northern Green Virtual. If you have a question, just ask! If we don’t know the answer, we will do our best to point you in the right direction to find it.

Meet The Team

Cassie Larson

Event Director

Cassie oversees all activities related to the event.

Mary Dunn

Trade Show Manager

Mary leads booth sales and assists exhibitors with their needs.

Susan Flynn

Event Education Manager

Sue coordinates planning and execution of the top green industry education program you’ll find in the northern United States.


Lora Sondrol

Event Registration Lead

Lora assists attendees and exhibitors with the registration process, and during the event serves attendees at Member Central, which will now be a Virtual Booth!

Jon Horsman

Event Technology Lead

Jon will be leading the tech support for Northern Green Virtual.

Paulette Sorenson

Event Staff

Paulette runs the Virtual Silent Auction and MNLA Foundation Virtual Booth.


Kris Peterson

Event Staff

Kris handles finances for Northern Green Virtual.

Jim Calkins

Event Staff

Jim provides educational content and facilitation at several sessions during Northern Green Virtual, and serves as a resource on many industry topics.

Forrest Cyr

Government Affairs

Forrest organizes the legislative and regulatory affairs-related sessions and features at Northern Green, including the Legislative Action Center which will be virtual in 2021!


Betsy Pierre

Event Staff & Sales Manager

Betsy assists with many aspects of the show, plus oversees event sales (booth sales and marketing packages) and develops marketing opportunities for industry vendors.