Foundation Board

Carolyn Pratt, Chair
Professional Musician - Arts Administrator

Janet Bellows, Chair Elect
Branch Manager - Amica Mutual Insurance Company

Ed Meyer, Treasurer
Retired - Wells Fargo

Ryan C. Smith, Ph. D, Secretary
Attorney -  Merchant & Gould

Jane Welch, Member-at-Large
Principal - Morrison Sund, PLLC


Laura Catania
Retired; Former Chief Administrative Officer - GMAC Rescap; Former Planning Commissioner - City of Bloomington

Dr. Joyce Ester*
President - Normandale Community College

John Etchison
Director, Mergers & Acquisition Integration - UnitedHealth Group

Rex Gaskill
Retired - Normandale Community College

T.J. Hara
Japanese Garden Representative

Beth Heinz
Vice President of Operations - Regions Hospital

Larry Jodsaas
Retired CEO - PolarFab

Mike Lebens
VP, Senior Relationship Manager/Wholesale Banking - Wells Fargo Bank

Ryn Melberg
Independent IT Executive and Management Consultant 

Sanu Patel-Zellinger
Senior Manager - International Merchandising, Best Buy

Tom Peterson
Human Resources Manager - Tru Vue

Joe Rapacki
Owner - Rapacki and Company

Corey Ruff
Advisor, Project Managment - Cresa Minneapolis

Deb Sidd*
Faculty Member - Normandale Community College

Colleen Simpson*
Executive Director - Normandale Foundation

Duane Spiegle
Vice President, Real Estate & Support Services - Park Nicollet

Axel Steuer
Retired, President - Gustavus Adolphus College

 Martha Wittstruck*
Faculty Member - Normandale Community College


*Ex officio, non-voting

Normandale Foundation Advisory Board Members:

Bob Gibbs
Retired - Wells Fargo

Mahendra Nath
President and CEO - Nath Companies

Don Stiles
Retired - Financial Consultant