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.
President and CEO, Patterson Companies, Inc., Mendota Heights
Chairman Emeritus, Federated Insurance Companies, Owatonna
Tracy L. Bahl ’84, M.B.A.
Senior Advisor, General Atlantic, N.Y.
Warren Beck ’67
President, Gabbert & Beck, Inc., Edina
Rebecca M. Bergman
North Oaks, MN
Vice President, Research and Technology, Cardiac Rhythm Disease Management, Medtronic, Inc., Mounds View
Mark E. Bernhardson ’71, M.A.
City Manager, City of Bloomington
The Rev. Åke Bonnier
Bishop of Skara
Daniel G. Currell ’94, J.D.
St. Paul, MN
Executive Director, Corporate Executive Board, Arlington, VA
Ardena Flippin ’68, M.D., M.B.A.
Director, Physician Assistant Program John H. Stroger Hospital
The Rev. Brian 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 President, Gustavus Alumni Association
Susie B. Heim ’83
Former Co-owner, S and S Heim Construction
Alfred Henderson ’62, M.B.A.
Business Executive, Retired
George G. Hicks ’75, J.D. (chair)
Eden Prairie, MN
Managing Partner, Värde Partners, Inc., Minneapolis
The Rev. John D. Hogenson ’81
Stillwater, MN (ex officio)
Senior Pastor, St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Mahtomedi
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 Koch ’87
Senior Vice President/Investments, UBS Financial Services, Wayzata
The Rev. Daniel A. Kolander ’68
Pastor, Retired, and Congregational Strategic Planning and Pastoral Transition Consultant
Jan Ledin Michaletz ’74
Past President, Gustavus Alumni Association
Jack R. Ohle, Hon. D.D., Hon. D.Litt.
St. Peter, MN (ex officio)
President, Gustavus Adolphus College
The Rev. Wayne B. Peterson ’77
Pastor, St. Barnabas Lutheran Church
The Rev. Dan S. Poffenberger ’82
Senior Pastor, Trinity Lutheran Church
Beth Sparboe Schnell ’82
CEO, Sparboe Companies, Wayzata
Ronald C. White ’75
Las Vegas, NV (ex officio)
Chief Sales Officer, Growth Development Associates, Inc., and Past President, Gustavus Alumni Association
Heather T. Wigdahl ‘95
Menomonie, Wisconsin (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.