Advisory Boards

(view Board of Directors here)

Brainerd Advisory Board

Duluth Advisory Board

Fargo Advisory Board

Hutchinson Advisory Board
Janice Johnson, 3M
Tricia LaCanne, MidCountry Bank
Sandra Powell, 3M

Lac qui Parle Advisory Board
Pamela J. Ellison (PJ), Lac qui Parle County Economic Development Authority
Luanne Fondell, Farmer Credit Services (FCS)
Lee Gunderson, Gunderson Woodworks
Kirk Meseck, Faith Lutheran Church, MN
Tom Nelson
Jeanene Munsterman
Angela Shelstad
Cory Thorsland, Prairie Sun Bank

Lincoln County Advisory Board
Jessica Sheik

Lyon County Advisory Board
Robin Bednarek, Bremer Bank
Kevin Dubs, Horace Mann Insurance
Neil Frost, Edward Jones
Barry Gronke, U.S. Bank
Larry Johnson, North Star Mutual Insurance Company
Jill Pieper, The Schwan Food Company
Lynn Schultz, The Schwan Food Company
Sonya Vierstraete, Southwest Minnesota State University
Sharon Williams, Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center

Mankato Advisory Board

Montevideo Advisory Board
Chad Carson, Ametek
Sara Croymans University of Minnesota Extension Service
Carol Freese, Minnwest Bank
Barb Pederson, Klein Bank
Julie Redepenning, Department of Employment and Economic Development

Murray County Advisory Board
Margie Anderson, Murray County 4-H
Sarah Dahlgren, Minnwest Bank
Gary Haken, First National Bank
Randy Holt, CenturyLink
Todd Lee, First National Bank
Jeff Mimick, Fulda Area Credit Union
Amy Rucker, Murray County Economic Development
Mike Zins

New Ulm Advisory Board

Nobles County Advisory Board
Jenny Andersen-Martinez, Sanford Health
Cheryl Avenel-Navara
Tracey Haberman, Nobles Co-op Electric
Doreen Hoffman, Workforce Center
Alexa Johnson, Compassionate Care Hospice
Sharon Johnson, District 518 Community Ed
Peggy Meier, Investment Centers of America
Cindy Penning

Owatonna Advisory Board

St. Cloud Advisory Board

Southwest Minnesota Advisory Board
Shirley Anderson-Porisch, U of M Extension Services
Kati Birhanzl, SW MN Private Industry Council
Beth Fischer, Willmar Lakes Area CVB
Tom Hoff, SW/WC Service Cooperative
Jan Johnson, 3M
Alyssa Ricke, Minnwest Bank
Lois Schmidt, Bremer Bank
Jackie Turner-Lovesness, Southwest Initiative Foundation
Theresa Zaske, Schwan’s Shared Services
Mike Zins, Northwest Airlines

West Metro Advisory Board
Pam Stegora-Axberg,Optum Operations
Robin Galloway, The Schwan Food Company
Denise Byers, 
Tony Szczepaniak, Moore Stephens North America
Chris Futrell, Tradition Capital Bank
Joseph Bauer, Fidelity Bank
Matt Crane, Boulay Group
Steve Steen, TruStone Financial
Vicki Greene, GED Testing Service

Willmar Advisory Board
Beth Fischer, Willmar Lakes Area Convention & Vistors Bureau
Jill Gould, Ridgewater College
Ross Magnuson, North American State Bank
Bob Mathiasen, Heritage Bank
Jim Mitteness, Roosevelt Elementary School
Tammy Schirm, Wells Fargo
Beckie Simenson, Willmar ISD 347
Jerry Swoboda, Auto Owners Insurance
Jeff VanBuren, Wells Fargo
Theresa Wittenberg, YMCA
Kelly Zuidema,Willmar Housing & Redevelopment

Winona Advisory Board
Jamie Baumann, Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union
Holly Bergler, RTP
Karen Ciszak, Winona National Bank
Kelly Edmonson, Bremer Bank
Tanya Fegre, Wells Fargo Bank
Jackie Flanigan, Bremer Bank
Sue M. Hovell, Merchants Bank
John Milek, Fastenal Companies
Joyce Perry, Winona National Bank