Board of Trustees


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

Scott P. Anderson ’89, M.B.A. (chair)
Eagan, MN
Senior Advisor, Patterson Companies, Inc., Mendota Heights

Catherine Asta ’75, J.D.
Saint Paul, MN
Attorney at Law, and Past President, Gustavus Alumni Association

Tracy L. Bahl ’84, M.B.A.
Miami Beach, FL
President and Chief Executive Officer, OneOncology, Nashville, TN

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

The Rev. Kevin D. Bergeson ‘02
Aberdeen, SD (ex officio)
Pastor, Bethlehem Lutheran Church

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

Suzanne F. Boda ‘82
Marina del Rey, CA
Senior Vice President -- Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Robert D. Brown, Jr. ’83, M.A., M.D.
Rochester, MN
Staff Neurologist, Professor of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, and John T. and Lillian Matthews Professor of Neuroscience, Mayo Clinic

Edward J. Drenttel ’81, J.D.
Inver Grove Heights, MN
Attorney/Partner, Winthrop & Weinstine, Minneapolis, MN

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

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

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

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

Mary Dee Hicks ’75, Ph.D.
Edina, MN
Retired Organizational Psychologist

The Rev. Peter C. Johnson ‘92
Minneapolis, MN
Executive Pastor, St. Andrew Lutheran Church, Eden Prairie, MN

Paul R. Koch ’87
Plymouth, MN
Managing Director – Private Wealth Advisor, Senior Portfolio Manager Koch Wealth Solutions, RBC Wealth Management, Minneapolis

Dennis A. Lind ‘72
Eden Prairie, MN
Chairman, Midwest Bank Group, Inc.

Jan Lindman, M.B.A.
Stocksund, Sweden
Treasurer to the King, The Royal Court, Stockholm, Sweden

The Rev. Dr. David J. Lose
Eden Prairie, MN
Senior Pastor, Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, Minneapolis

Gordon D. Mansergh ’84, M.A., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Decatur, GA
Senior Behavioral Scientist (serving in a personal capacity) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, and Past President, Gustavus Alumni Association

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

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

Marcia L. Page ’82, M.B.A.
Edina, MN
Founding Partner, Värde Partners, Inc., Minneapolis

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

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

Karl D. Self ’81, M.B.A., D.D.S.
Vadnais Heights, MN
Associate Professor, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, Minneapolis

Ronald C. White ’75
Las Vegas, NV
President, RC White Enterprises, Inc.

The Rev. Heather Teune Wigdahl ‘95
Eau Claire, WI
Senior Pastor, Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Menomonie


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