Our Staff

ALCA Travel has been in business since 1985. You will find us at 126 South Adams Street in Cambridge, MN. We have four consultants who are all passionate about travel! We are a full service agency and we deliver what the internet cannot...personalized service! We know it is easy to become overwhelmed with the internet when planning a vacation. We are here to help! Our staff has the knowledge and experience to help you with all your travel needs. We have developed relationships with preferred suppliers that will ensure you have a terrific vacation. We pride ourselves in giving you the personalized service you deserve on all aspects of your trip from start to finish. Whether you need a business trip, family vacation, destination wedding, weekend getaway or the dream vacation on your bucket list, we are here to assist you! Remember "Without a travel agent, you are on your own"!

Kathy Quarnstrom has been in the travel business since 1983.  She has been with ALCA Travel since day one and currently owns the agency.  She takes care of the financial aspects of the business and occassionaly handles groups and enjoys planning "bucket list" trips for clients. Her travels have taken her on several cruises, trips to Europe, Japan, China, Mexico, Caribbean Islands, Hawaii and various other United States cities. Her travel destination bucket list is long and she looks forward to adding to her traveled destination list. In her free time, she loves to cook, spend time with family, volunteer and travel! Kathy's email address is

Dawn Hanson joined ALCA Travel in 1991 after working at travel agencies in Moose Lake and Duluth early on in her travel career. Dawn enjoys working on trips that involve a challenge.  She works with both corporate and leisure travelers to all destinations. Her travel ventures have taken her to Hawaii, skiing in Colorado, Disney World, Las Vegas, New Orleans, New York, San Antonio, San Diego and her favorite being a trip to Vancouver Island. Dawn is very family orientated and enjoys watching her kids along with her niece's and nephew's sporting events and enjoying time at the cabin or fishing on the lake at Mille Lacs! Dawn's email address is

Susan Sparks  started with ALCA Travel in 1992 as an intern after completing 1 year of travel school.  She has been with the agency ever since then! Susan specializes in working with couples to create that unforgettable destination wedding or honeymoon. She works with both corporate and leisure travelers. Her travel experience includes various cruises and tours to Mexico, Caribbean, Costa Rica, Iceland, Florida including several trips to Disney World, and many other United States destinations. Susan's free time is spent enjoying activities with her family and friends and of course, traveling! Susan's email address is

Karla Ramberg is the newest addition to our staff joining in 2003. Her travel career has consisted of  a travel consultanting since 1985 working at agencies in Lindstrom, North Branch and having a home based agency for several years. Karla enjoys working with both corporate and leisure travelers. She is very detail oriented and gives personalized service to each and every client. She has enjoyed trips to New Orleans, San Diego, Florida, Mackinaw Island, St. Louis, Memphis, Branson, Texas and Chicago. Karla is an avid baseball fan and enjoys sports in general. She is a proud mother of 3 and enjoys spending free time with her husband and kids! Karla's email address is