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About Us

Foundation Board of Directors

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.

2018 Board of Directors

William (Bill) Boehm, '70, Board Chair
Retired Senior Vice President — The Kroger Company          

Robert (Bob) Casey, '86 & '14, Past Board Chair
Vice President of Operations — Aladtec Incorporated

Garth Christenson '80 
Owner — Christenson Vision Care

Kathy DeLonais, '73
Retired President/Director — The DeLonais Foundation

Paul Dykstra, '83
Retired CEO — Viad Corp

Mark Gherty, '75, Board Vice-Chair
Attorney — Gherty and Gherty, S.C. 

Gregory Gray '77
Owner & President — Gray Consulting

Suzanne Hagen
Professor Emerita of Communication Studies — UW-River Falls

Karen Handorf, '72
Partner — Cohen, Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC

Deborah Hanson, '03
Development, Principal Gifts — Greater Twin Cities United Way

Melissa Johansen '97
Integrated Shopper Marketing — General Mills

Margaret Keating, '75, Board Secretary
Retired Group Vice President, Operations — Hallmark

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

Gary Thibodeau
Chancellor Emeritus — UW-River Falls

Greg Wheelock, '83, Board Treasurer
Former Owner and Founder — Crop Insurance Services

Tayt Wuethrich
Owner/Vice President of Procurement — Grassland Dairy Products, Inc.

Shannon Zimmerman
Founder and CEO — Sajan, Inc.
State Representative — Wisconsin District 30

Ex-Officio Members

Dean Van Galen
Chancellor — UW-River Falls

David Travis
Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs — UW-River Falls

Janet Burns
Interim President — UWRF Foundation

Mialisa Moline
2017-18 Chair — UW-River Falls Faculty Senate

Alison Slaughter
UW-River Falls student representative

Contact Us

UW-River Falls Foundation
877-258-6647 toll free
715-425-3506 fax
M-F, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
310 South Hall