Board of Directors

Chair  Susan Vento
Community Volunteer

Vice Chair  Ronnie Brooks
Founding Director, James P. Shannon Leadership Institute                 

Treasurer Perry McGowan
CPA, CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP

Secretary Peter Gove
Vice-President, St. Jude Medical (Retired) 

Jeff Aguy
Managing Partner, Aguy Innovation Group

Dr. John Anfinson (Ex-Officio)
Superintendent, Mississippi National River & Recreation Area

Marcia Avner
Consultant & Principal, Avner Consulting; Community Faculty in the Masters in Advocacy & Political Leadership, Metro State University

Paul Bauknight
Project Implementation Director, Minneapolis Parks Foundation

Stewart Crosby
ALSA, Senior Associate, SRF Consulting Group, Inc.

Chad Dayton
Consultant, Outdoor Solutions, LLC 

George Dunn
Partner/Attorney, Tilton & Dunn, PLLP

Forrest Flint
Vice-President, Strategy and Innovation, Delta Dental of Minnesota

Diane Herman
Consultant, Cincinnatus, Inc.

Chris Higgins
Internal Communications Specialist, The Mosaic Company 

Julia Kaemmer
Artist; Owner, L'Etoile du Nord Cafe

Ryan Mallery
CEO, Big River Real Estate, LLC

Hokan Miller
Dispatcher, Upper River Services, Inc.

Deanna Wiener
Realtor/Broker, Cardinal Realty


FMR is also proud to contact the following esteemed individuals as our Council of Advisors:

Paul Aasen

Shirley Hunt Alexander

Michelle Beeman

Peter Bell

Charles K. Dayton

David Durenberger

Ron Kroese

George Latimer

Lynn Moratzka

Dr. Michael Osterholm

Phil Riveness

Sen. Tina Smith

Dr. Deborah Swackhamer

Liz Wielinski