• Board of Trustees Membership


    Officers

    Brenda Edmondson Heim ’77
    Chair
    Educator (Ret.)
    Wayzata, Minnesota

    Ellen E. Watters
    Vice Chair
    Principal
    Ellen Watters Consulting, Inc.
    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    Roberta Saunders
    Secretary
    High School Teacher (Ret.)
    Wayzata, Minnesota

    Jay Novak
    Treasurer
    Senior Vice President (Ret.)
    Aethlon Capital LLC
    Medina, Minnesota


    Trustees

    Chad Bester ’02
    Managing Director, Investments
    Wells Fargo
    New Brighton, Minnesota

    Lorinda Burgess
    Vice President, Finance, Americas Region
    Medtronic, Inc.
    Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Rick Chaffee
    Chief Executive Officer
    Chaffee & Associates LLC
    Long Lake, Minnesota

    Doron Clark ’00
    Compliance Director: Training, Communications,
    and Ethical Culture
    Medtronic, Inc.
    Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Nneka Constantino
    Assistant VP and Senior Financial Advisor
    Global Wealth Management
    Merrill Lynch
    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    Paul M. Dadlez JD ’94
    Director, Wealth Advisory Services
    Alerus Financial
    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    Robin Dietz-Mayfield ’77 JD ’93
    Attorney
    Robin Dietz-Mayfield Attorney at Law
    Woodbury, Minnesota

    Bryce Doty ’88
    Senior Portfolio Manager, Senior Vice President
    Sit Investment Associates, Inc.
    Edina, Minnesota

    Winston Folkers ’57
    President
    Folkers Associates
    Cincinnati, Ohio

    Jeanne M. Forneris
    Senior VP, Strategy and General Counsel (Ret.)
    Bioventus LLC
    Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Cindy Gregorson ’81
    Director of Connectional Ministries
    Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church
    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    Patrick C. Hectorne ’75
    Vice President and Treasurer (Ret.)
    The Limited, Inc.
    Sioux Falls, South Dakota

    Denise Holloman
    Principal and Chief Advisor
    DAH Operations Advisors
    Shorewood, Minnesota

    Jenny Keil
    Professor Emerita
    Hamline University
    Ann Arbor, Michigan

     

    Robert C. Klas Jr. ’75
    Chief Executive Officer
    Tapemark Company
    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    Gwen Lerner JD ’78
    Attorney (Ret.)
    The General Counsel, Ltd.
    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    Fayneese S. Miller, PhD (ex officio)
    President
    Hamline University
    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    Andrea Mowery ’93
    President
    Mowery Communications, LLC
    Eagan, Minnesota

    Bishop Bruce Ough (ex officio)
    Bishop, Dakotas-Minnesota Area
    United Methodist Church
    Minneapolis, Minnesota

    John Packard ’75
    President and CEO
    Steel Market Update, Inc.
    Hobe Sound, Florida

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

    Mariah F. Tollgaard
    Senior Pastor
    Hamline Church United Methodist
    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    Marcia E. Urban JD ’82
    Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Warren Watson
    Vice President (Ret.)
    Medtronic, Inc.
    New Brighton, Minnesota

    Don Weida ’72
    Human Resources Manager (Ret.)
    3M, Inc.
    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    Rich M. Wien ’68
    Chief Executive Officer
    Wien CO Ltd.
    Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Dennis Williams ’94
    SVP Corporate Affairs & Corporate Social Responsibility
    WarnerMedia
    Brooklyn, New York

    Jai Winston
    Director, Saint Paul
    John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
    Saint Paul, Minnesota

     


    Life Trustees

    Kay L. Fredericks*
    President and CEO
    TREND Enterprises, Inc.
    New Brighton, Minnesota

    Alexandra “Sandy” Klas LHD ’08 (hon.)
    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

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

    Ronald A. Mitsch ’56 *
    Vice Chairman and Executive Vice President (Ret.)
    3M, Inc.
    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    Rozanne L. Ridgway ’57
    LLD ’78 (hon.)
    Ambassador (Ret.)
    Arlington, Virginia

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

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


    * Chair Emeritus