Erin Gonyea is the President and joined the Board in 2018.  Erin is the CEO/Director of the Gonyea Household.  Prior to her role as domestic Goddess, she enjoyed an adventurous career in advertising for TMP Worldwide.  She also serves on the CMS PTO, District 194 PTO Roundtable, and a variety of district board/advisory positions.   Erin first became involved in Speech in 2018 when her daughter joined the team in Storytelling category.  She values the community development and friendships through her volunteer work.  She also enjoys travelling and spending time with her husband and three kids and cuddling with her puppy.

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Krista McCutcheon is the Vice President and co-manages the judges lounge for the annual Lakeville North tournament. She has been apart of the LNHS Speech Boosters since 2017, starting when her daughter, Lauren, joined the team as an eighth grader. Krista has been married to her husband, Scott, for 24 years and is the proud mom of two. Matthew is 19 and a sophomore at St. Paul College, and Lauren is 15 and a sophomore at LNHS. Krista is a pharmacist for CVS Health and is responsible for clinical and regulatory sales communications, product launches, and specialized sales education.


Kristi Caulder is the Treasurer, and joined the Board in 2019. After working as a Buyer for Target Corp. for many years, she left the corporate world to stay home with her two kids. During that time, she served as Treasurer of the Oak Hills Elementary PTO as well as Treasurer of Lakeville Girl Scouts. Additionally, she has served on the Board of the Lakeville North Boys Basketball Association as the In-House Director. She currently works part-time for the Lakeville School District and enjoys spending time with her husband, Steve, kids-Sam (a junior at LNHS) & Katelyn (a freshman at LNHS), and yellow lab, Dexter.


Lysa Clayburn is the Volunteer Coordinator.  Lysa received her MBA from Concordia University St Paul.  She also attended Arizona State University for an MFA in Theatre Design.  Lysa grew up in Washington DC but has called Minnesota home for the last 20+ years. Lysa is also a founding board member of The Chameleon Circle and served for more than ten years. Lysa has a particular affinity for directing works by leading American female playwrights like Paula Vogel, Wendy Wasserstein and Eve Ensler. Lysa is currently the Executive Director for Forte Summer Theater.  Her day job is in Private Banking at Wells Fargo.  Lysa currently also serves on the Teaching and Learning Advisory Board for ISD 194. Despite her theater background, Lysa first became involved with Speech last year when her son, Aiden, joined the team as an 8th grader.  Lysa also has a daughter at LNHS, Natalie, is a junior.

Nicole Paterson is the Secretary and joined the Board and Speech Boosters in 2020 when her son, Jaden, joined the team as a freshman.  She volunteers at All Saints Catholic School and Church and is active with her three children, one dog, and husband of 20 years.  She is a Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Provider at Fairview Health System in Minnesota.   Additionally, she serves as a student and resident preceptor for the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy.  She was named University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy Residency Preceptor of the Year for 2011-2012.