Board of Trustees
The Rev. Jon V. Anderson
New Ulm, MN (ex officio)
Bishop, Southwestern Minnesota Synod, ELCA, Redwood Falls
Scott P. Anderson ’89, M.B.A.
Chairman, President, and CEO, Patterson Companies, Inc., Mendota Heights
Tracy L. Bahl ’84, M.B.A.
Executive Vice President, CVS | Caremark, Woonsocket, RI
Warren L. Beck ’67
President, Gabbert & Beck, Inc., Edina
Rebecca M. Bergman
St. Peter, MN (ex officio)
President, Gustavus Adolphus College
Grayce Belvedere-Young, M.B.A.
Founder and CEO Lily Pad Consulting
The Rev. Åke Bonnier
Bishop of Skara
Daniel G. Currell ’94, J.D.
St. Paul, MN
Executive Director, Corporate Executive Board, Arlington, VA
Bruce A. Edwards ‘77
CEO, DHL Global Supply Chain
The Rev. Brian D. Fragodt ’81
Senior Pastor, Trinity Lutheran Church, Long Lake
James H. Gale ’83, J.D.
Attorney at Law
Marcus M. Gustafson ’73, D.D.S.
Former CEO and Founder, Metro Dentalcare
John O. Hallberg ’79, M.B.A.
CEO, Children’s Cancer Research Fund, Minneapolis
Jeffrey D. Heggedahl ’87, M.B.A.
Minneapolis, MN (ex officio)
CEO, Ecova, Spokane, WA, and Past President, Gustavus Alumni Association
Susie B. Heim ’83
Former Co-owner, S and S Heim Construction
George G. Hicks ’75, J.D. (chair)
Eden Prairie, MN
Managing Partner, Värde Partners, Inc., Minneapolis
The Rev. John D. Hogenson ’81
Senior Pastor, Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, Minneapolis
Linda G. Huett ‘66
Retired President and CEO, Weight Watchers International, Inc.
Linda Bailey Keefe ’69, M.B.A.
Vice President, NAI Brannen Goddard
Talmadge E. King, Jr. ’70, M.D.
Chair, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
Paul R. Koch ’87
Senior Vice President/Investments, UBS Financial Services, Wayzata
Jan Ledin Michaletz ’74
Past President, Gustavus Alumni Association
Thomas J. Mielke ’80, J.D.
Flower Mound, TX
Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Irving
The Rev. Wayne B. Peterson ’77
Pastor, St. Barnabas Lutheran Church
The Rev. Dan S. Poffenberger ’82
Senior Pastor, Trinity Lutheran Church
Christopher J. Rasmussen ’88, Ph.D.
Berwyn Heights, MD (ex officio)
Vice President for Research and Policy Analysis Midwestern Higher Education Compact, Minneapolis, MN, and President, Gustavus Alumni Association
Beth Sparboe Schnell ’82
CEO, Sparboe Companies, Wayzata
Ronald C. White ’75
Las Vegas, NV
Chief Sales Officer, Growth Development Associates, Inc.
Heather T. Wigdahl ‘95
Menomonie, WI (ex officio)
Lead Pastor, Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, and President, Gustavus Adolphus College Association of Congregations
You are welcome to contact members of the Board of Trustees by sending an email to GACtrustee@gustavus.edu.