The committed and respected volunteers who guide and advise.


Betty Massey, Chair

Executive Director, Mary Moody Northen Endowment

Irene Quarshie, Vice Chair

Vice President Indirect & Reverse Logistics, Target

Mary Margaret MacMillan, Immediate Past-Chair

Community Volunteer

Gary Cunningham, Secretary

President, Prosperity Now

Barbara Portwood, Treasurer

Attorney, Retired

James C. Adams, Director Emeritus

Senior Vice President, Real Estate Investments, Travelers Companies, Inc.

Terrance R. Dolan, Director Emeritus

Vice Chairman and CFO, US Bancorp

Rebecca Driscoll, Director Emeritus

Community Volunteer

Cynthia J. Newsom, Director Emeritus

Community Volunteer

Roger Opp, Director Emeritus

Community Volunteer


Mark W. Addicks

Consultant, Retired

Devon Akmon

Director, Michigan State University Museum and CoLab Studio

Osh Ashruf

Broadway for All

Peter Beard

Sr. Vice President, Regional Workforce Dev, Greater Houston Partnership

Terry Benelli

Executive Director, LISC Phoenix

Randall Bourscheidt

President Emeritus, Alliance for the Arts

Diane Dalto Woosnam

Arts Consultant

Matthew E. Damon

Attorney, Nilan Johnson Lewis PA

Louis (Lou) DeMars

President, DeMars Consulting

Marie Feely

Senior Counsel Corporate Finance, Target

Ian Friendly

Community Volunteer

Roy Gabay

President, Jumpstart Entertainment

Joe Gibbons

Senior VP, Gibbons | Jones | Vogel Group, Merrill Private Wealth

Bonnie Heller

Visual Artist

Suzanne Koepplinger, M.A.,

Director of the Catalyst Initiative at the Minneapolis Foundation

Peter A. Lefferts

Founding Chair of Community Housing Capital

Margaret (Peggy) Lucas

Partner, Brighton

Mark Manbeck

Sr. Vice President, Private Banking TCF Bank

Richard Martin, Esq.

Consultant, Retired

Dan C. Mehls

Vice President, General Manager M.A. Mortenson Company

Sarah Lynn Oquist

C-Suite Advisor/Corporate Attorney, Oquist McFadden Consulting

Ken Peterson

Chief Executive Officer, KXD Consulting, LLC

Amit Poddar

MN Market Leader – Private Wealth Management, U.S. Bank

Elizabeth Redleaf

CEO / Producer, Werc Werk Works

Joel Ronning

Chairman and CEO, ASI DataMyte and Open Road Ventures

Christopher Scott

Senior Business Development Manager, M.A. Mortenson Company

Gloria Sewell

Community Volunteer

Jason Stamm

National Head of Practice Management for Wealth Management, U.S. Bank

Susan Kenny Stevens, Ph.D.

Nonprofit Lifecycles Institute

Chandler T. Wilson

Founder, bridge_ci