• Board of Trustees

    Board of Trustees


    Officers

    Robert C. Klas, Jr. '75
    Chair
    Chief Executive Officer, Tapemark Company - Saint Paul, Minnesota

    Cindy M. Gregorson '81
    Vice Chair
    Director, Ministries of Minnesota Conference - UMC Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Denise Holloman
    Secretary
    VP, Continuous Improvement and PMO (Retired), General Mills - Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Richard L. Mack JD '93
    Treasurer
    Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, The Mosaic Company - Plymouth, Minnesota
      

    Trustees

    Karen Bach
    Marketing Director Phillips and Temro - Edina, Minnesota

    John Banovetz '89
    Vice President, Corporate Research and Development, 3M, Inc. - Saint Paul, Minnesota

    Arthur D. Becker '72
    Regional Marketing Manager (Retired), Microelectronics Division, IBM Corporation - Mooresville, North Carolina

    Lorinda Burgess
    VP of Finance & Customer Care Operation, Medtronic - Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Ching-Meng Chew
    VP and Treasurer, Ecolab - St. Paul, Minnesota

    Doron Clark '00
    Director, Training and Communications, Office of Ethics and Compliance, Medtronic, Inc. - Fridley, Minnesota

    Bryce A. Doty '88
    Sr. Vice President & Sr. Portfolio Manager, Sit Fixed Income Advisors - Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Winston Folkers '57
    President, Folkers Associates - Cincinnati, Ohio

    Gwen Lerner JD '78
    Attorney, The General Counsel, LTD (ret) - Saint Paul, Minnesota

    Michael S. LaFontaine JD '03

    Partner and Financial Services Practice Group Leader, Halleland Habicht PA - Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Michael T. McGowan '86
    Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, Sempris & Value Direct - Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Kita L. McVay*
    Director & Officer, Minnwest Corporation - Minnetonka, Minnesota

    Fayneese Miller (ex officio)
    President, Hamline University 

    Nneka Morgan
    Sr. Portfolio Investment Advisor-Global Wealth Management, Merrill Lynch - Saint Paul, MN

    Kenneth W. Morris JD '92
    President and CEO, Corcardia Group Inc. - Woodbury, Minnesota

    Jay Novak
    Managing Director, Aethlon Capital LLC - Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Bishop Bruce R. Ough (ex officio)
    Bishop, Minnesota and Dakota Annual Conferences-UMC - Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Carl A. Pellettieri '78
    Attorney, Law Office of Carl Pellettieri Owner, Impact Healthcare Services, LLC - Glen Ellyn, Illinois

    Dale E. Peterson '70
    Vice President, Computer Systems, West Group (Retired) - Mendota Heights, Minnesota

    Stephen L. Richards
    Senior Pastor, Messiah United Methodist Church - Plymouth, MN

    Julie Hagen Showers
    Director, Office of Conflict Resolution, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Gary Stern
    President and CEO (ret.), Federal Reserve Bank - Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Rev. Mariah F. Tollgaard
    Senior Pastor, Hamline Church United Methodist - Saint Paul, Minnesota
     
    Wendy B. Watson JD '97
    Education Coordinator, The Arc Greater Twin Cities - New Brighton, Minnesota
      

    Life Trustees

    Carol Young Anderson '46
    Rapid City, South Dakota

    Mrs. Darrel Alkire
    Bloomington, Minnesota
     
    Kay L. Fredericks*
    President & CEO, TREND Enterprises, Inc. - New Brighton, Minnesota

    Alexandra “Sandy” Klas LHD '08 (hon.)
    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    Robert C. Klas, Sr. '52 LHD '08 (hon.)
    Chairman, Tapemark - Saint Paul, Minnesota

    Katherine Austin Mahle
    Coordinator, Congregational Resourcing (ret.), Minnesota Conference, UMC - Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Thomas J. McGough, Sr.
    Chairman, McGough Companies - Saint Paul, Minnesota

    Ronald A. Mitsch '56*
    Vice Chairman & Executive Vice President (ret.), 3M, Inc. - Saint Paul, Minnesota

    Gerald M. Needham
    Assistant Dean (ret.), Mayo Medical School - Rochester, Minnesota

    Rozanne L. Ridgway '57 LLD '78 (hon.)
    Ambassador (ret.) - Arlington, Virginia

    Orem O. Robbins*
    Chairman Emeritus & Founder, SAFE, Inc. - Minneapolis, Minnesota

    John G. Turner*
    Chairman, Hillcrest Capital Partners - Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Kenneth B. Woodrow*
    Vice Chairman (ret.), Target Corporation - Minneapolis, Minnesota

    * Chair Emeritus