Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors

Tom Holman*

Chair and Treasurer, Search Institute Board of Directors
Director, Morning Foundation

Ann Curme Shaw*

Vice Chair, Search Institute Board of Directors
Former SVP, Ethics Officer, Ceridian Corporation
Former Member of
MNSCU Board of Trustees

Jim Cuene

Founder and CEO, Fahren LLC

Joyce Ester, Ph.D.

President, Normandale Community College

Allison Gage

President, The Big Know, Inc.

Jodi Grant

Executive Director, Afterschool Alliance

Steve Kruger

Attorney, Best & Flanagan

Jen Menke*

Secretary, Search Institute Board of Directors
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

Kent Pekel, Ed.D.*

President and CEO, Search Institute

Maureen Pelton

Co-founder, ShiftIt Institute, LLC

Keisha Varma, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Educational Psychology, University of Minnesota

Hedy Lemar Walls, Ed.D.*

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

*Member of Executive Committee