Foundation Board

Janet Bellows, Chair
Branch Manager - Amica Mutual Insurance Company

Axel Steuer, Vice Chair
Higher Ed Consultant; Retired, Gustavus Adolphus College President

Joe Rapacki, Treasurer
Owner - Rapacki and Company

Jane Welch, Secretary
Principal - Morrison Sund, PLLC

Mark Adkins, Member-at-large
VP, Wealth Management Advisor, BWA Wealth Advisory-Merril Lynch

Carolyn Pratt, Past Chair
Professional Musician - Arts Administrator


Alan Abramson
Sr. VP and CIO, HealthPartners, Inc

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

Tia Agate*
Student Representative, Phi Theta Kappa

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

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

Paula Forbes
CEO, Forbes Solutions PLLC

Rex Gaskill
Retired - Normandale Community College

Larry Jodsaas
Retired CEO - PolarFab

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

Ryn Melberg
Independent IT Executive and Management Consultant 

Nahom Mossazghi*
Student Senate Representative, Student Senate

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

Marya Robben
Attorney, Linquist and Vennum LLP

Deb Sidd*
Faculty Member - Normandale Community College

Colleen Simpson*
Executive Director - Normandale Foundation

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

Joe Waldoch*
Japanese Garden Representative

Martha Wittstruck*
Faculty Member - Normandale Community College


*Ex officio, non-voting

Normandale Foundation Advisory Board Members:

Bob Gibbs
Retired - Wells Fargo

Ed Meyer
Retired - Wells Fargo

Mahendra Nath
President and CEO - Nath Companies

Don Stiles
Retired - Financial Consultant