Board of Directors

Board Officers

Kathryn Roberts, President
President and CEO, Ecumen

Fred Moore, Vice President
Retired President and CEO, Fiserv Health, Inc.

Jacob Wolkowitz, Treasurer
Investment Manager, Accredited Investors, Inc.

Roma Calatayud-Stocks, Secretary
Novelist and Composer, Palladian Music, Inc.

Board of Directors

Steve Aggergaard (Ex-Officio Non-Voting)
Volunteer Chorus Representative, VocalEssence

Mary Ann Aufderheide (Ex-Officio Non-Voting)
Executive Director, VocalEssence

Julie Bader
Global Controller RD&E, Ecolab Inc.

Ann Barkelew
Retired Founding General Manager, Fleishman Hillard International Communications

Traci V. Bransford
Attorney, Stinson Leonard Street

Philip Brunelle (Ex-Officio Non-Voting)
Founder and Artistic Director, VocalEssence

Julie Henderson Craven
Retired, Vice President of Corporate Communication, Hormel Foods Corporation

Debbie Estes
ACE Consultant, Tunheim Partners

Ann Farrell
Marketing Consultant/Vocalist

Rick Ford
President & CEO, Community Insurance Advisors

Wayne Gisslen
Culinary Textbook Author

Art Kaemmer, M.D.
Chairman, HRK Foundation

Joseph Kalkman
HR Consultant

David L. Mona
Retired Chairman, Weber Shandwick Minneapolis

David Myers
Music Faculty, University of Minnesota School of Music

Nancy F. Nelson, F.S.A.
Principal, Cirdan Health Systems and Consulting

James M. Odland
Vice President and Managing Counsel, Law & Compliance, Thrivent Financial

Cay Shea Hellervik
Vice President, Personnel Decisions Ninth House

Robert C. Smith (Ex-Officio Non-Voting)
Singer Representative, VocalEssence

Karl Speak
President, Brand Tool Box, Ltd.

Timothy Takach

Jenny L. Wade
Assistant Vice President, Public Finance, Piper Jaffray & Co.

Dorene Wernke
Community Volunteer

Honorary Directors

Dominick Argento
William Bolcom
Dave Brubeck*
Aaron Copland*
Håkan Hagegård
Louise Heffelfinger
Eskil Hemberg*
Betty Hulings*
Sigrid Johnson
James Earl Jones
Garrison Keillor
Donald Mitchell
Helmuth Rilling
John Rutter
Peter Schickele
Dr. André J. Thomas
Eric Whitacre

*In remembrance