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.

2015 UW-River Falls Foundation Board Members

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

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

Laura Carlson Peterson, '87, Financial Analyst - 3M, Saint Paul, MN

Bob Casey,'86 &'14, Chief Lending Officer - WESTconsin Credit Union, Menomonie, WI, Board Vice-Chair

Jeff Cernohous,'93, Owner - Interfacial Solutions, LLC, River Falls, WI

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

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

Mark Gherty,'75, Attorney - Gherty and Gherty, S.C.,Hudson, WI, Board Secretary

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

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

Robert Kotecki,'86, Consultant - Investment Banking, Chicago, IL, Past Board Chair

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

Jim Musel,'88, Portfolio Director, New York City, NY

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

Dan Robinson*,'15, Chancellor's Student Ambassador President, UW-River Falls, River Falls, WI

John Rosenow,'72, Dairy Farmer, Self Employed, Cowsmo Compost, Cochrane, WI

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

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

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

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

*Ex-Officio Members