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About Charlson Meadows


Using its land and resources, Charlson Meadows exists to create and provide environments that renew, inspire, and enrich all life.


In service of its mission, Charlson Meadows offers individuals, organizations, and communities opportunities to:

  • Engage in collaborative dialogues and programs that enhance their contributions to society.
  • Connect with the beauty and solitude of nature that fosters health and well-being.
  • Explore new directions and possibilities through the Life Journey Program, prayer, silence, and intuition.


Nancy S. Nelson, President

Mary Hershberger Thun, Vice President

Barb Hone, Director


Holly J. Kreft, Executive Director

Sharon Franquemont, Program Director

Nicole Rasmussen, Program Director


With gratitude we thank Lynn ‘Buck” Charlson for the generous financial gift that funds the mission of Charlson Meadows.