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:

 

Ani Backa                                                                              

Manager, Government Affairs, Community Relations and Economic Dev,: Xcel Energy

 

Melissa Barra                                                        

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

 

Susan Bass Roberts                                             

Vice President, Executive Director: The Pohlad Family Foundation

 

Darlynn Benjamin                                                  

VP of Service Network Innovations & Collaborations: MACC

 

Kate Berman                                                          

Business Strategy and Research

 

Lisa Montpetit Brabbit                                           

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

 

Dr. Cecilia Cervantes                                           

Retired College President

 

Dr. Carmen Coballes-Vega                                   

Provost, Hennepin Technical College

 

Andriel Dees (Secretary)                                      

Director of Multicultural Affairs: Capella University

 

Karen Dobbins                                                       

Community Volunteer, Life Coach

 

Liza A. Dopp                                                          

Marketing Manager; Corporate Strategy: General Mills, Inc.

 

Michele Durkin                                                      

Director of Talent Acquisition;Thrivent Financial

 

Kweilin Moore Ellingrud                                        

Partner: McKinsey & Company, Inc.

 

Luz Maria Frias                                                     

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 Greeno                                                       

Community Volunteer: Retired Corporate Executive

 

Janeé L. Harteau                                                   

Chief of Police: City of Minneapolis

 

Lisa Huey                                                                              

Financial Advisor; OKH Wealth Management

 

Remi Kent                                                              

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

 

Tami A. Kozikowski                                                              

Community Volunteer: Retired Corporate Executive

 

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 and Event Manager: Ann Bancroft Foundation

 

Dr. Val Moeller                                                      

Retired Higher Education President

 

Tracy Moosbrugger                                                               

Managing Director: Wells Fargo

 

Christie Cozad Neuger                                         

Professor Emerita: Brite Divinity School at Texas Christian University

 

Stacy O’Reilly                                                       

President; Plunkett’s Pest Control

 

Mary Lynne Perushek (Treasurer)                        

Community Volunteer, Retired Corporate Executive

 

Irene Quarshie (Chair)                                          

Vice President, Product Quality & Responsible Sourcing: Target

 

Sonya McCullum Roberts                                     

Growth & New Ventures and Strategic Pricing Cargill Proteins – North America: Cargill

 

Sara Russick                                                         

President: Russick LLC

 

Elizabeth Truesdell Smith                                     

SVP and General Counsel: Allina Health             

 

Beth Smits                                                             

Vice President, Strategic Growth, Best Buy Co.

 

Tammy Lee Stanoch                                             

Chief Corporate Affairs Officer: Recombinetics,Inc

 

Linda K. Thrasher                                                  

Entrepreneur

 

Susan Williams                                                     

Senior Director of Marketing; Ecolab

 

Ellen Wilson                                                          

Executive Vice President, Human Capital: UnitedHealth Group

 

Anna Youngerman                                                 

Director of Health Policy and Advocacy: Children’s Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota