Nate Alfson has a strong desire to help others, and is known by his co-workers as kind and compassionate, a good listener, and an easy guy to be around. A native of Pipestone, MN, Nate has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Sociology from Augustana University. Nate played baseball at Augie, and is now a coach for a club team in Dell Rapids. He enjoys spending time with family, friends, and his dog Luna, as well as watching and participating in sports. Nate appreciates working with others who are upfront, honest, and polite. He has worked for LifeScape since November 2015.
Contact: Nathan.Alfson@LifeScapeSD.org, 605.444.9823
Lyndsey Ihler grew up in Canada, Africa, and Nebraska. She graduated from SDSU with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology with an emphasis on Human Services. She also holds an Associates of Science degree in General Studies from Western Nebraska Community College. Before joining the LifeScape staff in August 2015, Lyndsey was a Service Coordinator in Kansas and a Residential Supervisor in Madison, SD. It’s important to Lyndsey to be a positive influence in the lives of others, and one of her goals is to improve her sign language skills. Lyndsey enjoys time with her husband Matt and their dog and two cats. She also appreciates traveling, exercising, and quiet time reading.
Contact: Lyndsey.Ihler@LifeScapeSD.org, 605.444.9881
Nathan Jones is a musician and a fan of racing, the Chicago Blackhawks, and his dog, Stimpy. Originally from Toledo, OH, he graduated from USD in 2012 with a BA in German, English, and Secondary Education, and a minor in Fine Arts. He is certified to teach German (K-12) and English (7-12) in South Dakota and Minnesota. He is known as honest and straightforward, and for his self-described quirkiness and witty humor. He has Asperger’s Syndrome, so he likes people to know up-front that he may not make a lot of eye contact, asks lots of questions to process conversations, and prefers scheduled appointments to drop-ins. Above all, Nathan wants everyone to succeed.
Contact: Nathan.Jones@LifeScapeSD.org, 605.444.9866