MCF Elects New Board Members, Officers

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Board Chair Kevin Walker at MCF’s annual meeting.

MCF elected new board officers and directors at its annual meeting on January 15.

Officers elected for 2013 are:

  • Kevin Walker, president and CEO of Northwest Area Foundation, board chair;
  • Carolyn Roby, vice president, Wells Fargo Foundation Minnesota, vice chair;
  • Kari Suzuki, director of operations, Otto Bremer Foundation, secretary; and
  • Brad Kruse, program director, Hugh J. Andersen Foundation, treasurer.

New directors elected to three-year terms ending in 2015 are:

  • Kathleen Annette, president and CEO, Blandin Foundation;
  • JoAnn Birkholz, foundation manager, Medica Foundation;
  • Mike Newman, VP and director of community relations, Travelers Foundation; and
  • June Noronha, senior manager, Bush Foundation.

In addition, at MCF’s last board meeting in 2012, Susan Bass Roberts, community relations director, Best Buy, was elected to fill a one-year vacancy in the class of 2013.

Directors elected to second three-year terms ending in 2015 are:

  • Julie Hara, executive director, Marbrook Foundation;
  • Steve Joul, president, Central Minnesota Community Foundation;
  • Tim Ober, president, Mardag Foundation.

Welcome to our new board members and officers as they gear up to help lead MCF forward in 2013 and beyond!

- Susan Stehling, MCF communications associate

One Response to MCF Elects New Board Members, Officers

  1. Mandi Moshay says:

    Congratulations! We love having Kevin on the Philanthropy Northwest board and we’re certain he’ll be a fantastic addition for MCF.

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