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Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is Macalester’s overall governance body. The board does not actively manage the college on a daily basis but delegates that responsibility to the president. The board’s primary responsibilities are to hire and evaluate the president; set broad policy and goals for the college and evaluate its performance against those goals; actively participate in fund raising and philanthropic support to advance the college’s mission; approve the president’s tenure decisions; and oversee college financial affairs and investments.


Carrie Norbin Killoran ’94, Chair
Rebecca B. Van Dyck ’91, P’24, Vice Chair
Robin Jackson Colman ’78, Vice Chair
Sandra R. Ortiz ’97, Secretary
D. Christian Koch ’87, Treasurer


Carrie Norbin Killoran
Carrie Norbin Killoran ’94, Chair
President, GM PSA and Aurora Sinai Medical Center, Advocate Aurora Health, Milwaukee, Wisconsin


Peter W. Ahn
Peter W. Ahn ’87
Partner, Hemisphere Companies, Minneapolis, Minnesota


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Kofi Amoo-Gottfried ’01
Vice President for Marketing, DoorDash, San Francisco, California


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Jennifer Brahm P’20
Community Volunteer, San Francisco, California


Karen J. Brasel
Karen J. Brasel ’87
Professor of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon


Theodore D. Clement
Theodore D. Clement ’06
Attorney – Real Estate/Land Use Practice, Fried Frank, New York, New York


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Robin Jackson Colman ’78
Retired Vice President, Compensation, Benefits and M & A, eBay, Pasadena, California


Jerry Crawford
Jerry Crawford ’71
Senior Partner, Crawford  Law Firm, Des Moines, Iowa


Michael Davis
The Honorable Michael J. Davis ’69
Senior United States Judge, United States District Court, Minneapolis, Minnesota


David J. Deno
David J. Deno ’79, P ’11
Chief Executive Officer, Bloomin’ Brands, Inc., Tampa, Florida


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Mihir Desai ’90
President and CEO, Dexis Incorporated, Washington, DC

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Edward Deutschlander ’93, P’22
Chief Executive Officer, Northstar Resource Group, Lakeway, Texas


Edward Donkor
Edward Donkor ’04
Managing Director, Apax Partners, New York, New York


Broderick C. Grubb
Broderick C. Grubb ’73
Owner, BRK Insurance Group, LLC, New Orleans, Louisiana


Timothy D. Hart-Andersen
Timothy D. Hart-Andersen P ’11
Senior Pastor, Westminster Presbyterian Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota


Liz Hume
Patricia Elizabeth “Liz” Hume ’92
Attending Physician, San Francisco Free Clinic, San Francisco, California


Patricia R. Hurley
Patricia R. Hurley ’82, P ’10
Retired Board Secretary and Assistant General Counsel, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts


Aukse Jurkute
Aukse Jurkute ’98
Managing Director, Equity Capital Markets, Bank of America, London, United Kingdom


Michael J. Klingensmith
Michael J. Klingensmith, P ’10
Publisher, Star Tribune, Minneapolis, Minnesota


Chris Koch
D. Christian (Chris) Koch ’87
CEO, The Carlisle Companies, Inc., Scottsdale, Arizona


Mark Leonard
Mark G. Leonard ’65, P ’10
Retired Engineer, Hewlett Packard Corporation, Los Altos, California


Seth Levine
Seth J. Levine ’94
Co-Founder and Managing Director, Foundry Group, Boulder, Colorado


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Alice Mortenson
Chair of the Board and President, Mortenson Family Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota


Paul Olson
Paul L.H. Olson ’72
Board Director and Executive Advisor, Liaison Technologies, North Oaks, Minnesota


Sandra R. Ortiz
Sandra R. Ortiz ’97
Chief Administrative Officer, Capital Markets and Agency Services, Wilmington Trust, Washington, DC


Amy Pahl
Amy Pahl ’90
Principal and Consulting Actuary, Milliman, Minneapolis, Minnesota


Sara L. Peterson
Sara L. Peterson ’72
Principal Counsel and Manager of Insured Litigation, Bechtel Corporation, Reston, Virginia


Suzanne Rivera
Suzanne M. Rivera (ex officio)
President, Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota


Susan Dunst Schwartz
Susan Dunst Schwartz ’71
Retired Senior Editor, Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, Glencoe, Illinois


Michael E. Sneed
Michael E. Sneed ’81
Executive Vice President, Global Corporate Affairs, Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, New Jersey


Paul J. Strand
Paul J. Strand ’71
Retired Dean, College of Arts and Letters, San Diego State University, San Diego, California


Rebecca Van Dyck
Rebecca B. Van Dyck ’91
Chief Operating Officer, Facebook Reality Labs, Menlo Park, California


Annette Whaley
Annette M. Whaley ’75
Community Volunteer, Saint Paul, Minnesota


2021-2022 Board of Trustees Liaisons

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Brian McCabe P’22, Parent Council Liaison
Meredith, New Hampshire


Brook Geleta
Brook Mulugeta Geleta ’22, Student Liaison
Seattle, Washington


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David Wick ’91, Alumni Board Liaison
San Francisco, California

Related Documents

Articles of Incorporation
Restated Articles of Incorporation, approved by the Board of Trustees
May 22, 1992

Amended and Restated Bylaws, approved by the Board of Trustees
May 17, 2019