Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors

Laura Bloomberg

Dean, Humphrey School of Public Affairs,
University of Minnesota

Jim Cuene

Founder and CEO, Fahren LLC

Dale Erquiaga

Owner, Sage & Bristlecone Consulting

Joyce Ester, Ph.D.

President, Normandale Community College

Jodi Grant

Executive Director, Afterschool Alliance

Tom Holman*

Chair
Director, Morning Foundation

Ben Houltberg, Ph.D.

President and CEO, Search Institute

Steve Kruger*

Treasurer
Attorney, Best & Flanagan

Jen Menke*

Vice Chair
Vice President, Human Resources and Student Success Programs, Scholarship America

Jon Nudi

Senior Vice President; Group President, North American Retail, General Mills

Christine Osorio

Superintendent, North Saint Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale Schools

Maureen Pelton

Co-founder, ShiftIt Institute, LLC

Ann Curme Shaw*

Secretary
Former SVP, Ethics Officer, Ceridian Corporation
Former Member of MNSCU Board of Trustees

Keisha Varma, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Educational Psychology, University of Minnesota

Hedy Lemar Walls, Ed.D.

Member-at-Large
Senior Vice President, Social Responsibility, YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities

*Member of Executive Committee