Staff & Leadership

Meet Our Team

Liz Boyd

Director of Special Events

651-366-6490 | [email protected]

 

Greg Giles

Vice President of Development and Community Engagement

651-366-6499 | [email protected]

 

Daniel Hodges

Development Operations and Database Coordinator

651-366-6485 | [email protected]

 

 

Kim Horton

Director of Marketing and Communications

651-366-6489 | [email protected]

Karen Rose

Principal; Lead Consultant for Library Strategies Consulting Group

651-366-6486 | [email protected]

Bailey Veesenmeyer

Program Coordinator

651-366-6497 | [email protected]

Katherine Young

Graphic Designer and Marketing Coordinator

651-366-6495 | [email protected]

Beth Burns

President

651-288- 0411 | [email protected]

Alayne Hopkins

Director of Programming; Minnesota Book Awards Director

651-366- 6488 | [email protected]

David Katz

Club Book Coordinator; Operations Coordinator; and Project Manager, Library Strategies Consulting Group

651-366-6492 | [email protected]

Sharon Sturdivant

Executive Administrator for Board and Office Management

651-366-6480 | [email protected]

 

 

Stu Wilson

Director of Library Strategies Consulting Group

651-366-6498 | [email protected]

 

 

Amy Zimmer

Controller

651-366-6481 | [email protected]

 

 

 

Current Board Members

Board Chair

Jean O'Connell, Community Volunteer

Chair Emeritus

George Latimer, Professor of Urban Studies – Macalester College; Former Mayor of the City of Saint Paul

Board Secretary

Elona Street-Stewart, Associate for Racial Ethnic Ministries & Community – Synod of Lakes and Prairies, Presbyterian Church (USA)

Board Treasurer

Bridget Manahan, Executive Vice President, Commerical Banking, Western Bank Division of American National Bank

 

 

Trustees

Donna Allan, Director, Office of Transit, Retired – MN/DOT

Heather Anfang, Vice President Marketing – Land O’Lakes

Erin Bailey, Director of Executive Initiatives – Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare

Jim Bradshaw, Owner & CEO – Bradshaw Funeral and Cremation Services

Sthitie Bom, Seagate Technology

Kathryn F. Brown, Vice President for Human Resources – University of Minnesota

Dana Bruce, Community Volunteer

Scott Burns, CEO and Co-founder – Structural, Inc.

Armando Camacho, CEO – Opportunity Partners

Richard Carlbom, Partner, United Strategies LLC and Director of State Campaigns – Freedom to Marry

Tetra Constantino, President  –Elsa’s House of Sleep

Paul Dadlez, Director, Wealth Advisory Services, Twin Cities – Alerus Financial

Ted Davis, President – Davis Communications Management

Kate Dienhart, Community Volunteer, Educator (retired)

Kimberly Ditter, Marketing Director, Wound & Skin Care  – Coloplast Corp.

Jill Droubie, Social Worker – Abbott Hospital; Owner – Chrissy’s Treehouse

Paul Dzubnar, Hightop Hospitality

Ann Folkman, Managing Director, Marketing and Global Communications – CarVal Investors

Pat Harris, Senior VP, Government Banking – BMO Harris Bank

Courtney Henry, Owner/Operator – McDonalds Corp.

John Huss, Banker, Retired

Sean Kershaw, Vice President of Wilder Center for Communities – Amherst H. Wilder Foundation

Shar Knutson, President, Retired – Minnesota AFL-CIO

Lohini Mayo, Owner –Agro-k

Greg Mazanec, Associate Publisher, Pioneer Press|TwinCities.com

Melanie McMahon, Ramsey County Attorney’s Office

Daud Mohamed, Coup d'etat Marketing

Todd Nicholson, President – PAN, Inc.

Carrie Obry, Executive Director – Midwest Independent Booksellers Association

Kevin Olson, Director of Public Affairs – Minnesota National Guard; Adjunct Professor – Concordia University, Masters of Strategic Communication Management Program

Mark Price, Founder and Manager Partner – LiftPoint Consulting Group

Dan Prokott, Partner – Faegre Baker Daniels

Vineeta Sawker, Senior Communications Advisor, HealthPartners Institute – HealthPartners

Ty R. Siberhorn, Division Vice President & General Manager, 3M

Mark Taylor, Social Studies Teacher, Mounds Park Academy

Matt Tempelis

James V. Toscano, Principal – Toscano Advisors, LLC

Thomas F. Votel, President and CEO – Tenacious Holdings, Inc.

Charles H. Williams, Jr., Judge, Retired – Ramsey County District Court

Jennifer Wolf, Vice President and Chief Legal Officer – Advantus Capital Management

Chuck Wright, President, Public Sector Services – Travelers

Mike Zipko, Principal – Zipko Strategy

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