Board of Trustees

2015–2016

The Rev. Jon V. Anderson
New Ulm, MN (ex officio)
Bishop, Southwestern Minnesota Synod, ELCA, Redwood Falls

Scott P. Anderson ’89, M.B.A.
Eagan, MN
Chairman, President, and CEO, Patterson Companies, Inc., Mendota Heights

Tracy L. Bahl ’84, M.B.A.
Greenwich, CT
Executive Vice President, CVS | Caremark, Woonsocket, RI

Warren L. Beck ’67
Greenwood, MN
President, Gabbert & Beck, Inc., Edina

Rebecca M. Bergman
St. Peter, MN (ex officio)
President, Gustavus Adolphus College

Grayce Belvedere-Young, M.B.A.
Edina, MN
Founder and CEO Lily Pad Consulting

Daniel G. Currell ’94, J.D.
St. Paul, MN
Novus Law LLC, Chicago, IL

Bruce A. Edwards ‘77
Westerville, OH
Retired CEO, DHL Global Supply Chain

James H. Gale ’83, J.D.
Washington, DC
Attorney at Law

Marcus M. Gustafson ’73, D.D.S.
Lakeland, MN
Former CEO and Founder, Metro Dentalcare

John O. Hallberg ’79, M.B.A.
Wayzata, MN
CEO, Children’s Cancer Research Fund, Minneapolis

Jeffrey D. Heggedahl ’87, M.B.A.
Minneapolis, MN (ex officio)
Past President, Gustavus Alumni Association

Susie B. Heim ’83
Edina, MN
Former Co-owner, S and S Heim Construction

George G. Hicks ’75, J.D. (chair)
Eden Prairie, MN
Founding Partner, Värde Partners, Inc., Minneapolis

The Rev. John D. Hogenson ’81
Stillwater, MN
Senior Pastor, Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, Minneapolis

Linda G. Huett ‘66
Minneapolis, MN
Retired President and CEO, Weight Watchers International, Inc.

Linda Bailey Keefe ’69, M.B.A.
Atlanta, GA
Vice President, NAI Brannen Goddard

Talmadge E. King, Jr. ’70, M.D.
Oakland, CA
Chair, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco

Paul R. Koch ’87
Plymouth, MN
Senior Vice President/Investments, UBS Financial Services, Wayzata

Jan Ledin Michaletz ’74
Edina, MN
Past President, Gustavus Alumni Association

Thomas J. Mielke ’80, J.D.
Flower Mound, TX
Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Irving

Marcia L. Page ‘82
Edina, MN
Founding Partner, Värde Partners, Inc., Minneapolis

The Rev. Craig A. Pederson ‘90
Minneapolis, MN (ex officio)
Assistant to the Bishop, Minneapolis Area Synod, ELCA, and President, Gustavus Adolphus College Association of Congregations

The Rev. Wayne B. Peterson ’77
Plymouth, MN
Pastor, St. Barnabas Lutheran Church

The Rev. Dan S. Poffenberger ’82
Stillwater, MN
Senior Pastor, Shepherd of the Lake Lutheran Church, Prior Lake

Christopher J. Rasmussen ’88, Ph.D.
Berwyn Heights, MD (ex officio)
Vice President for Programs and Research Association of Governing Boards, Washington, DC, and President, Gustavus Alumni Association

Beth Sparboe Schnell ’82
Corcoran, MN
CEO, Sparboe Companies, Wayzata

Ronald C. White ’75
Las Vegas, NV
Senior Vice President, Sales, SkillNet Software

You are welcome to contact members of the Board of Trustees by sending an email to GACtrustee@gustavus.edu.