Emergency Services


The Emergency Services department consists of Emergency Assistance Loan Program, Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) and the Food Shelf. The Emergency Assistance Loan program is in District 1 serving all Mille Lacs band member. FDPIR is in District 1 serving all Mille Lacs Band members, with scheduled deliveries to the outer districts. Food Shelf
is in District 1 and District 3, currently working on getting District 2 up and running.

Emergency Assistance Loan Program:

Email: emergencyservices@hhs.millelacsband-nsn.gov
Main Line: 320-532-7880
Fax: 320-532-7546

Jessi Nayquonabe
Eligibility Technician
Office: 320-532-1755

Michael Kalk
Eligibility Technician
Office: 320-532-1756

Dean Reynolds
Emergency Services Coordinator

Crystal Evan
Emergency Services Account Specialist

James Caza
Emergency Services Account Specialist

Linda Moses
Emergency Services Account Specialist

Food Shelf

Jeffrey Aubele
D3 PT Eligibility Technician

Vacant, Food Shelf Lead Warehouse Technician

Aiyanna Weyaus
Food Distribution Program Aide
Fax: 320-532-3725

Vacant, D2 PT Eligibility Technician


In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the agency (state or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.
To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (833) 620-1071, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to:

  1.  mail:

    Food and Nutrition Service, USDA
    1320 Braddock Place, Room 334
    Alexandria, VA 22314

  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Daniel Boyd
Warehouse Aide

Lorelei Benjamin
Food Distribution Clerk
Cell: 320-630-8362

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