Dean's Advisory Council

John Adams
Emeritus Professor, Geography, Planning & Public Affairs, University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jason Adkins
Executive Director, Minnesota Catholic Conference
St. Paul, Minnesota
Joan Anderson Growe
Former Secretary of State, State of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Alison Bakken
Global Head of Enterprise Technology, Thomson Reuters
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Peter Bell
Former Chair, Metropolitan Council
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Kjell Bergh
Chairman and CEO, Borton Volvo, Borton Overseas
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Laura Bishop
Commissioner, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
St. Paul, Minnesota
Laura Bloomberg
Dean, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Laura Brod Hameed
Executive Director, Columbus Children's Foundation
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Mike Christenson
Director, Urban Investors Program, Augsburg University
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jay Cowles
President, Unity Avenue Associates
Minneapolis, Minnesota
The Honorable David Durenberger
Former United States Senator
St. Paul, Minnesota
Michael O. Freeman
County Attorney, Hennepin County
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Steph Hallgren
President, Humphrey School Public Affairs Student Association
Minneapolis, Minnesota
MayKao Hang
Dean, College of Health, University of Saint Thomas
St. Paul, Minnesota
Cecily Hines
Former Vice President and General Counsel, Boston Scientific International
Minneapolis, Minnesota
The Honorable William Howard
Judge, Hennepin County District Court
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Hubert H. Humphrey III
Former Senior Liaison Officer, Office of Financial Protection for Older Americans, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Lorie Humphrey
Senior Business Partner, Human Resources, Thrivent
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jim Jacobson
Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Medica
Minneapolis, Minnesota
James A. Johnson
Chairman, Johnson Capital Partners
Washington, DC
Eric Jolly
President and CEO, Saint Paul and Minnesota Foundations
St. Paul, Minnesota
P. Jay Kiedrowski
Senior Fellow, Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Peggy Leppik
Former State Representative, Minnesota
Golden Valley, Minnesota
Kyle Makarios
Political Director, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
Washington, DC
Ted Mondale
New Business and Government Relations, Foundation Technologies
Minneapolis, Minnesota
The Honorable Walter F. Mondale
Senior Counsel, Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Former United States Vice President
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Kiyoshi Nakasaka
President and CEO, Washington CORE, LLC
Bethesda, Maryland
Kim Nelson
Retired Senior Vice President of External Relations, General Mills
Golden Valley, Minnesota
Thomas Nides
Vice Chairman, Morgan Stanley
New York, New York
Kathleen O'Brien
Former Vice President, University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Mitch Pearlstein
Founder and Former President, Center of the American Experiment
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Dean Phillips
United States Representative, 3rd District of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Judy Poferl
Senior Vice President, Corporate Secretary, and Executive Services
Xcel Energy
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Lois Quam
Chief Executive Officer, Pathfinder International
Washington, D.C.
Isaac Reyes
Vice President of Government Affairs, Target
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Dr. Sheila Riggs
Chair, Department of Primary Dental Care, School of Dentistry, University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Sharon Sayles Belton
Vice President, Community Relations and Government Affairs, Thomson Reuters
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Sheldon L. Schreiberg
Senior Counsel, Lobel, Novins & Lamont, LLP
Washington, DC
Katie Clark Sieben
Director, Cargill Foundation
Commissioner, Metropolitan Airports Commission
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ed Spencer Jr.
Founder and Chairman, Affinity Capital Management
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Paul Stembler
Principal Consultant, RSP Analysts
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tom Swain
Former Mayor, City of Lilydale
Former Executive Vice President, The Saint Paul Companies/Travelers
Lilydale, Minnesota
John R. Tunheim
Chief U.S. District Judge, District of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ruth Usem
Philanthropist and Community Leader
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Vin Weber
Former United States Representative, 2nd District of Minnesota
Washington, DC
Dan Whalen
Philanthropist, Whalen Family Foundation
Oakland, California
Paul Williams
President and CEO, Project for Pride in Living
Minneapolis, Minnesota