Board of Directors

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

Vice-Chair  Chad Dayton
Consultant, Outdoor Solutions, LLC                

Treasurer  Perry McGowan
CPA, CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP

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

Jeff Aguy
Program Manager, Lunar Startups

Dr. John Anfinson (Liaison, nonvoting)
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
ASLA, Senior Associate, SRF Consulting Group, Inc.

George Dunn
Partner/Attorney, Tilton & Dunn, PLLP

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

Diane Herman
Principal, Cincinnatus, Inc.

Chris Higgins
Community volunteer 

Julia Kaemmer
Artist; Board chair, HRK Foundation

Ryan Mallery
CEO, Big River Real Estate, LLC

Hokan Miller
Dispatcher, Upper River Services, Inc.

Susan Vento
Community volunteer

Deanna Wiener
Realtor/Broker, Cardinal Realty

Nou Yang
Senior Director, Community Leadership Programs, Wilder Foundation



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

Paul Aasen

Shirley Hunt Alexander

Michelle Beeman

Charles K. Dayton

David Durenberger

Ron Kroese

George Latimer

Lynn Moratzka

Dr. Michael Osterholm

Phil Riveness

Sen. Tina Smith

John Linc Stine

Dr. Deborah Swackhamer

Liz Wielinski