ywca Minneapolis

Governance

YWCA Minneapolis is led by an all-women board of directors who are responsible for setting the policy and direction for the organization. Our current board members are:

 

Sara Ahluwalia

Community Volunteer, Retired Attorney

 

Ani Backa

Attorney, Stoel Rives, LLP

 

Jill Barclift

Professor of Law, Business Law Institute: Hamline University School of Law

 

Melissa Barra

SVP, Chief Strategy and Customer Relationships: Sleep Number by Select Comfort

 

Darlynn M. Benjamin

VP of Service Network Innovations & Collaborations, MACC

 

Kate Mullin Berman

Business Strategy and Research

 

Cheryl Cooper Boyd

Educational and Organizational Consultant

 

Lisa Montpetit Brabbit

Senior Asst Dean, External Relations and Programs: University of St. Thomas Law School

 

Dr. Carmen I. Coballes-Vega

Provost, Hennepin Technical College

 

Liza A. Dopp

Marketing Manager, Corporate Strategy: General Mills, Inc.

 

Angela Davis Drew 

News Anchor & Reporter, WCCO-TV

 

Michele Durkin

Director of Talent Acquisition, Thrivent Financial

 

Kweilin Ellingrud

Partner, McKinsey & Company, Inc.

 

Luz María Frías

President & CEO, YWCA Minneapolis

 

Debbie L. Galka

Senior Vice President and Chief Risk Officer, Wealth Mgmt & Securities Services: US Bank

 

Pamela K. Graika

Community Volunteer, Retired Corporate Executive

 

Laurie Hodder Greeno

Community Volunteer, Retired Corporate Executive

 

Deborah B. Hilke

Principal Litigation Counsel, Medtronic, Inc.

 

Lakeeta Hill

Director of Executive Administration & Corporate Governance, Cargill, Inc.   

 

Lisa Huey

Financial Advisor, OKH Wealth Management

 

Loan Huynh

Shareholder, Immigration Group: Fredrikson & Byron

 

Remi Kent

Global Brand & Strategy Leader, Consumer Brand Group: 3M

 

Tami A. Kozikowski

Community Volunteer, Retired Corporate Executive

 

Jennifer Laible

President, Antenna

 

Kathy Longo

President and Founder, Flourish Wealth Management

 

Gwen McFadden-Vincent

President, Risk Management Consulting Services, LLC

 

Jeninne McGee

SVP, Enterprise Implementation and Operational Risk Assessment: Ameriprise

 

Bonnie Speer McGrath

President, TruScribe

 

Mallory Mitchell

Development Manager, Urban League

 

Dr. Val Moeller (Chair)

Retired Higher Education President

 

Tracy Moosbrugger

Managing Director, Wells Fargo

 

Dr. Christie Cozad Neuger

Professor Emerita, Brite Divinity School at Texas Christian University

 

Mary Lynne Perushek (Treasurer)

Community Volunteer, Retired Corporate Executive

 

Stacy O’Reilly

President, Plunkett’s Pest Control

 

Susan Bass Roberts

Vice President, Executive Director: The Pohlad Family Foundation

 

Carissa Rollins

CIO, UHC, Employer and Individual, United Healthcare

 

Sara Russick

President, Russick LLC   

 

Bria Shea

Director, Regulatory and Strategic Analysis, Xcel Energy

    

Beth Smits

Vice President, Strategic Growth: Best Buy Co.

 

Susan Williams

Senior Director of Marketing, Ecolab

 

Margaret A. Wood

Community Relations Director, Best Buy