Foundation Board

Janet Bellows, Chair
Branch Manager - Amica Mutual Insurance Company

Mark Adkins, Vice 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
Partner, Lindquist and Vennum LLP

Jane Welch, Nominating and Governance Chair
Principal Attorney - Morrison Sund, PLLC

Carolyn Pratt, Past Chair
Professional Musician - Arts Administrator


Alan Abramson
Sr. VP and CIO, HealthPartners, Inc

Dr. Bernadine 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
Technology Executive - UnitedHealth Group

Paula Forbes
CEO, Forbes Solutions PLLC

Rex Gaskill
Retired, Dean and Instructor - Normandale Community College

Mike Lebens
VP, Senior Relationship Manager - Wells Fargo Bank

Ryn Melberg
Independent IT Executive and Management Consultant 

Cheryl Newell
Principal - Newell Consulting LLC

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