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Board of Trustees

The Foundation’s Board of Trustees is elected annually in November for three-year terms. Board members are responsible for providing governance, advocacy, and philanthropic support to advance the mission of the Foundation. One-quarter of the trustees are appointed by the University’s Board of Regents. Below are the current Foundation Trustees.

Officers:

   
  Michael B. Fiterman, Chair
Chairman and CEO
Liberty Diversified International
   
  Robert E. Buuck, Vice Chair
Retired CEO
American Medical Systems
   
  Ross Levin, Vice Chair
Founding Principal and President
Accredited Investors Inc.
   
  Michael F. Roman, Treasurer
Executive Vice President, Industrial Business Group
3M Company
   
  Lynn Casey, Secretary
Chair and CEO
PadillaCRT
   
  Deborah L. Hopp, Past Chair
Vice President of Publishing,
MSP Communications
Publisher, Mpls.St.PaulMagazine and
mspmag.com
   
Kathleen M. Schmidlkofer, President and CEO
University of Minnesota Foundation

Other Members:



















       
Patti Andreini Arnold
Former Chief Operating Officer
University of Minnesota Physicians

Walter F. Ling*
IBM Vice President and
Minnesota Senior State Executive
       
  Scott D. Augustine, M.D.
Founder and CEO
Augustine Biomedical & Design

Susan I. Marvin
President
Marvin Windows and Doors
       
  Ruth G. Bachman
Chair, Community Advisory Board,
Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

David J. McMillan*
Regent, University of Minnesota
Executive Vice President
Minnesota Power
       
  Shari L. Ballard
Chief Human Resources Officer
President, International
Best Buy Co.

David J. Meyer*
CEO & Chairman
Titan Machinery, Inc.
       
  Richard B. Beeson, Jr.*
Chair, University of Minnesota Board of Regents
EVP - Corporate Development & Government Relations
Sunrise Bank

Virginia H. Morris
Chair
Hubbard Radio



       
  Mary K. Brainerd*
President and CEO
HealthPartners

Thomas G. Olson
Retired Managing Director
Prime Mortgage
       
  Blythe A. Brenden
Founder
Blythe Brenden-Mann Foundation

Richard T. Ostlund, J.D.
Principal
Anthony Ostlund Baer & Louwagie P.A.
       
  Linda A. Cohen, Ph.D.*
Regent, University of Minnesota
Psychologist

Christopher J. Policinski
President and CEO
Land O’Lakes, Inc.
       
  Michael J. Davis, J.D.
Chief Judge
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota

Debra A. Sit
Senior Vice President
Sit Investment Associates
       
  Richard K. Davis*
Chairman, President and CEO
U.S. Bancorp

Philip E. Soran
Partner
Icon Venture Partners
       
  Archie J. Givens, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer
Legacy Management & Development Corporation

James I. Swenson*
President
Swenson Family Foundation
       
  Beverly N. Grossman
N. Bud and Beverly Grossman Foundation

Bradford W. Wallin
Member
Minneapolis Grain Exchange
       
  Russell Huffer
Retired Chairman and CEO
Apogee Enterprises

Kevin F. Warren, J.D.
Vice President of Legal Affairs &
Chief Administrative Officer
Minnesota Vikings
       
  Ezell Jones
Vice President of Business Development and Relationship Management
CBIZ Insurance Services, Inc.

Brian D. Wenger, J.D.
Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer
Optum
       
  Eric W. Kaler, Ph.D.*
President
University of Minnesota

Jacqueline R. Williams-Roll
Senior Vice President Human Resource Operations
General Mills
       
  Erwin A. Kelen
President
Kelen Ventures

Kurt D. Winkelmann, Ph.D.
Managing Director and
Head of Risk & Analytical Research
MSCI Inc.
       
  Richard M. Kruger
Chairman, President, and CEO
Imperial Oil Limited

George H. Winn, D.D.S.*
Dentist
Investor, Board Member, Electromed, Inc.
       
  John E. Lindahl
Chairman
Norwest Equity Partners

Simon KaWo Wong*
Group Chairman
Kampery Group, Hong Kong
       
  Richard L. Lindstrom, M.D.
Founder
Minnesota Eye Consultants