BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Governing the Foundation

A volunteer Board of Directors comprised of community leaders governs the Foundation. We select members based on their dedication to higher education and their commitment to strengthening the mission of Century College.

2013-14 Board of Directors

Officers

Steven Ritt

Steve Ritt

President
North Star Bank


George Hill

George Hill

Vice President
Community Member

Ralph Olson

Ralph Olsen, Jr.

Secretary
Union Gospel Mission

Paul Meschke

Paul Meschke

Treasurer
Nott Company


Members

Ron Anderson

Dr. Ron Anderson*

Century College

Kate Christopher

Richard Brainerd

Community Member

Kate Christopher

Kate Christopher

Artist

Peter Cordon

Peter Cordon

Community Member

Tim Deis

Tim Deis

Go East


Jill Greenhalgh

Jill Greenhalgh*

Century College
Foundation
Harold M. Johnson

Harold M. Johnson

Retired–Securian
Trust Co.
Rebecca Shavlik

Rebecca Shavlik

Community Member
Rock Sherman

Rock Sherman

Great Plains Area
Managing Director

Scott Simenson

Scott Simenson*

Century College

Linda Kay Smith

Linda Kay Smith

President
Smith Philanthropic
Associates

Bao Ka Vang

Bao Ka Vang

Hmong American
Partnership

Val Vargas

Val Vargas

Community Member

*Ex-officio

Members Emeriti

  • Don Craighead, DHC Enterprises, Inc.
  • Gerri Hilgers, Retired, Hilgers Law Office
  • J. Keith MacKenzie, Retired, MassMutual Life Insurance Company
  • Terry Pratt, Retired, North Star Bank
  • Conrad Solberg, Forest Products Supply Co.

2013-14 Board of Directors Meeting Schedule

Meeting times (unless otherwise noted): 9 –10:30 am,

  • Thursday, September 19, Room E2555
  • Thursday, November 14, Room E2555
  • Thursday, January 23, TBD
  • Thursday, April 3, Board Planning Retreat
    8 am – 1 pm, TBD
  • Thursday, June 12 Annual Board Meeting,
    4:30 – 7 pm, Dellwood Country Club

2013-14 Executive Committee Meeting Schedule

All meeting times (unless otherwise noted): 9 – 10:30 am

  • Friday, October 11, 9:30–11 am, TBD
  • Thursday, December 12, TBD
  • Thursday, February 20, TBD
  • Thursday, May 15, TBD
  • Thursday, August 21, TBD