Aaron Gutzke

Executive Director

Aaron leads ThinkSelf in providing learner- and survivor-centered services. Aaron believes that multidisciplinary collaboration is the key to removing barriers and generating innovative advocacy, education and arts opportunities. Throughout his career, Aaron has worked to ensure access for all and most recently received the University of Minnesota’s 2017 Polaris Award for Disability Rights & Advocacy.

Aaron holds a Master’s degree from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota and graduated from Gallaudet University with a Bachelor’s in English and Secondary Education. He enjoys spending his spare time with his husband and doting on his pair of sassy Corgi mixes, Percival and Abigail Stackhouse

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