Board of Trustees

2014–2015

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

The Rev. Åke Bonnier
Skara, Sweden
Bishop of Skara

Daniel G. Currell ’94, J.D.
St. Paul, MN
Executive Director, Corporate Executive Board, Arlington, VA

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

The Rev. Brian D. Fragodt ’81
Medina, MN
Senior Pastor, Trinity Lutheran Church, Long Lake

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)
CEO, Ecova, Spokane, WA, and 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
Managing 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

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

The Rev. Dan S. Poffenberger ’82
Stillwater, MN
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
Corcoran, MN
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.