Foundation Board of Directors

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The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Foundation Board of Directors oversees the operations of the Foundation and functions through a structure of five committees: Audit, Budget, Development, Executive, and Investment. Board members represent a diverse group of elected volunteers including alumni, community, business, and professional leaders.

2016 UW-River Falls Foundation Board Members

George Beestman, '61, Owner- Beestman Formulations Consulting, Madison, WI

Bill Boehm,'70, Retired Senior Vice President - The Kroger Company, Cincinnati, Ohio,           Board Vice-Chair

Barbara Butler,'86, Owner - Butler Fiduciaries and Tax, LLC, Hudson, WI, Board Treasurer

Bob Casey,'86 &'14, Director of Sales, Aladtec, Inc., Hudson, WI, Board Chair

Derek Cherne,'93, Vice President-Investments - UBS Wealth Management, Minneapolis, MN, Former Chair

Kathy DeLonais,'73 President/Director - The DeLonais Foundation, Dellwood, MN 

James Graham*, Faculty Senate Chair - UW-River Falls, River Falls, WI 

Suzanne Hagen, Professor Emerita of Communication Studies, UW-River Falls, River Falls, WI

Karen Handorf,'72, Partner - Cohen, Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC, Washington D.C.

Deborah Hanson,'03, Director of Major Gifts - Minnesota Public Radio, Saint Paul, MN 

Joseph Harbouk, Vice President, Finance and Administration, Front Range Community College, Westminster,CO

Margaret Keating,'75, Retired Vice President of Operations - Hallmark, Kansas City, MO, Board Secretary

Kathy Lindahl, '73, Co-Principal and Founder - The PICTOR Group, Lansing, Michigan
Assistant Vice President Finance & Operations - Michigan State University, Emeritus

Chris Mueller*, Foundation President - UW-River Falls, River Falls, WI

Brent Niccum, '91, Founder and CEO of NCCM, River Falls, WI

Dan Robinson*,'16, Chancellor's Student Ambassador President, UW-River Falls, River Falls, WI

Gary Thibodeau, Chancellor Emeritus UW-River Falls, River Falls, WI

Dean Van Galen*, Chancellor - UW-River Falls, River Falls, WI

Greg Wheelock,'83 Former Owner and Founder - Crop Insurance Services, Mankato, MN 

Tayt Wuethrich, Owner/Vice President of Procurement - Grassland Dairy Products, Inc., Greenwood, WI

Bill York, '78, CEO - Agribank, Saint Paul, MN

Shannon Zimmerman, Founder and CEO - Sajan, River Falls, WI

*Ex-Officio Members