Board of Directors
For more than 65 years, our board of directors has provided leadership, support, and strategic direction.
Board members have experience across many sectors and bring to the table a variety of professional skills along with a wide breadth of global experience.
Most of all, we are proud to call each one a Global Minnesota member.
Special thanks to our resigning board members for their years of support of Global Minnesota:
Anne M. D’Angelo
Jeannie Fox Entenza
Michael L. Meyer
Kaimay Yuen Terry
2020-21 Board Members
Martha (Muffy) MacMillan
Thea Keamy, Land O’Lakes
Michael Manns, Sit Investment Associates
Khadija Ali, Global Language Connections
Patrick Andersen, Carlson Wagonlit Travel
David Best, General Mills
Andrew Blake, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Uri Camarena, MEDA
Clint Conner, Dorsey & Whitney
John Guttery, Ecolab
Lili Hall Scarpa, KNOCK, Inc.
Rebecca Hawthorne, Ph.D., St. Catherine University
Richard E. Helling, Wells Fargo International Group
Laurie Holmquist, Delta Air Lines
Patrick J. Kelly, Fredrikson & Byron
Mary G. Lawrence, M.D.
Jessica Libby, KPMG
Tanna Moore, Meritas
Paul S. Mueller, M.D., Mayo Clinic
Dr. John Pournoor, 3M
Guadalupe Quintero, Minnesota State University Mankato
Angela Schulz, Target Corporation
Patricia Simmons, M.D., Mayo Clinic
Todd Smith, Donaldson
James Southwick, Medtronic, Inc.
John Walthour, UnitedHealth Group
Anna Wasescha, Ph.D., West Central Initiative
Ruth Weber Kelley, Cargill
Ross Wilson, U.S. Ambassador (retired). On a leave of absence to serve as chargé d’affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan.
Ex Officio Directors
Ariel Delouya, Consul General of Canada
Gerardo Guerrero, Consul of Mexico
Ryan Kanne, U.S. Commercial Service
Meredith McQuaid, University of Minnesota
Susan B. Plimpton
Robert H. Scarlett
Robert W. Sit
Katherine W. Youngblood