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Somerville Elected to Canada-Minnesota Business Council

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Karen Somerville, assistant professor in the School of Business, was recently elected to the board of directors of the Canada-Minnesota Business Council (CMBC). The CMBC is a Minnesota-based volunteer organization established in 1994 to support the commercial, economic, and cultural relationship between Minnesota and Canada. Trade between Minnesota and Canada now exceeds $20 billion dollars annually, with Canada representing Minnesota’s largest trading partner in the world. The CMBC’s ongoing mandate is support for education, policy advocacy, and business networking within the growing community of private and public stakeholders involved in this critical business partnership.