Board of Directors
Our 2018 Board of Directors
Co-Chair Senior Director, Marketing, Jostens
Ann Curme Shaw*
Co-Chair Ann Curme Shaw Mediation Former SVP, Ethics Officer, Ceridian Corporation Former Member of MNSCU Board of Trustees
Debra Bowers, Ph.D.*
Secretary Professor of Graduate Education, Concordia University, St. Paul Former Superintendent of the St. Louis Park School District
Founder, CEO at Fahren LLC
Joyce Ester, Ph.D.
President, Normandale Community College
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer, The Big Know, Inc.
Director, Morning Foundation
Vice President, Human Resources and Student Success Programs, Scholarship America
Senior Vice President; Group President, North American Retail, General Mills
Superintendent, North Saint Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale Schools
Kent Pekel, Ed.D.*
President and CEO, Search Institute
Michael C. Rodriguez, Ph.D.
Professor, Educational Psychology, University of Minnesota
Keisha Varma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Educational Psychology, University of Minnesota
Hedy Lemar Walls, Ed.D.*
Senior Vice President, Social Responsibility, YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities
*Member of Executive Committee