Board of Directors

Jean Adams

Chief Operating Officer, The Minneapolis Foundation

 

Paul Babcock

President & COO, MacPhail Center for Music

 

Ralph L. Bernstein

Entrepreneur, Downtown Dogs

 

Heidi Christianson

Attorney, Nilan Johnson Lewis

 

Sarah Clyne, Secretary

Executive Director, Domestic Abuse Project

 

Courtney Colby

Senior Counsel, General Counsel's Office, Thrivent Financial

 

Sean Kershaw, Vice Chair

Executive Director, Citizens League

 

Brad Kruse
Philanthropy Director, SRI

Scott Marquardt

Vice President, Southwest Initiative Foundation

 

Sony Malhotra

Vice President, Field Compensation and Service Administration, Ameriprise Financial

 

David Mitchell

Vice President, North American Shared Services, Ecolab Inc.

 

Marcus Owen

President, NEON

 

Patty Pannkuk

Senior Vice President, Philanthropy, Wells Fargo

Ron Price

(Retired) Senior Program Officer, Twin Cities LISC (Local Initiatives Support Corp)

 

Magui Rubalcava Shulman

President, Borealis Philanthropy

 

Gary Taverna

Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager, Nonprofit Banking Group, U.S. Bank

 

Bo Thao-Urabe

Co-founder and Network Director of CAAL

 

Elizabeth Topoluk, Treasurer

Executive Director, Friends of Education / Senior Vice President & Assistant General Counsel, TCF Financial Corporation

 

Diane Tran

System Director, Neighborhood Integration and Community Engagement, HealthEast Care System

 

Greg Zeller, Chair

(Retired) Insurance Executive

"It’s just been great knowing and having a long term relationship with Kate. She really understands where we have been and also now, where we are going. We have really felt that NAF has our back, and is really fighting for us and believes in us. That is very important."

Chris Fischbach, Publisher at Coffee House Press