Foundation Board

Mark Adkins, Chair
VP, Wealth Management Advisor, BWA Wealth Advisory-Merril Lynch

Dr. Axel Steuer, Secretary
Higher Ed Consultant; Retired, Gustavus Adolphus College President

Marya Robben, Treasurer
Attorney, Gray Plant Mooty 

Jane Welch, Board Development and Governance Chair
Retired Principal - Morrison Sund, PLLC


Alan Abramson
Sr. VP and CIO, HealthPartners, Inc

Dr. Bernardine Bryant
Retired VP, Administrative Services and Interim President, Normandale College

Laura Catania
Retired; Former Chief Administrative Officer - GMAC Rescap

Dr. Joyce Ester*
President - Normandale Community College

Paula Forbes
CEO, Forbes Solutions PLLC

Rex Gaskill
Retired, Dean and Instructor - Normandale Community College

Andrew Kannenberg
VP, Asset Sales - TCF Bank

Mike Lebens
VP, Senior Relationship Manager - Wells Fargo Bank

Deb Sidd*
Faculty Member - Normandale Community College

Colleen Simpson*
Executive Director - Normandale Foundation

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

Scott Taylor
Partner,  Drazan, Henke and Assoc., PLLC

Joe Waldoch*
Japanese Garden Representative

Martha Wittstruck*
Faculty Member - Normandale Community College

*Ex officio, non-voting