1600 Grand Avenue
Tom Welna, Macalester class of 1986, directs The High Winds Fund. He is a former Deputy Mayor of Saint Paul and established Saint Paul's curbside recycling programs and community energy conservation programs as the founding Executive Director of the Neighborhood Energy Connection. He is a member of the Board of Directors for Transit for Livable Communities, and the think-tank, Minnesota 2020. As Director of the High Winds Fund since 2002, he has focused his efforts on livability issues in the neighborhoods around campus. Tom lives in the Merriam Park neighborhood with his wife and two daughters.