Board

Scott Marquardt (Chair)
Southwest Initiative Foundation
Senior Vice President – Montevideo, MN

Dawn Hegland (Vice-Chair)
Upper MN Valley Regional Development Commission
Executive Director – Appleton, MN

Margo Druschel (Secretary-Treasurer)
Minnesota State University-Mankato
University Advising – Mankato, MN

David Thompson
First Farmers & Merchants National Bank
President – Pipestone, MN

Larry Anderson
Frost, MN

Colleen Landkamer
Blue Earth County
County Commissioner – Mankato, MN

Tara Onken
Edina Realty
Managing Broker – Balaton, MN

Benya Kraus
MN Lead for America
Executive Director – Waseca, MN

Sheila Murphy
McLeod County
County Administrator – Glencoe, MN

April Chouinard
St. Peter
Resident Representative

Gabriela Bruning
KIVU Immigration Law
Legal Assistant – Worthington, MN

Ahmedfowzi (Fowzi) Ismail
Community Integration Center (CIC)
Executive Director – Willmar, MN