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Meet Our Board

United Way’s Board of Directors is a respected group of leaders in Central Minnesota whose strategic decision-making and guidance steer our organization. These leaders bring the passion, expertise, and resources needed to get things done, which is reflected in the make-up of our board.

Melinda Gau (Chair)

Melinda Gau (Chair)

Attorney, Quinlivan & Hughes, P.A.
Ryan Gerads (Chair-Elect)

Ryan Gerads (Chair-Elect)

Partner, Lathrop GPM LLP
Jasper Asplin (Treasurer)

Jasper Asplin (Treasurer)

Accountant, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
Trevor Akervik (Secretary)

Trevor Akervik (Secretary)

VP of IT Managed Services, Marco
MAC Cariveau

MAC Cariveau

President, American Door Works
Emily Coborn

Emily Coborn

Vice President, Coborns, Inc.
Ryan Daniel

Ryan Daniel

Chief Executive Officer, Metro Bus
Adam Heathcote

Adam Heathcote

Senior Wealth Advisor, BerganKDV
Hudda Ibrahim

Hudda Ibrahim

Faculty/Advisor, St. Cloud Technical & Community College
Cathy Julifs

Cathy Julifs

President, AIS Planning
Tami Koosmann

Tami Koosmann

Director of Treasury, CentraCare Health
Mike Markman

Mike Markman

Mid -NE Minnesota Region President, U.S. Bank
Lisa Maurer

Lisa Maurer

SVP, Business Banking, Bremer Bank
Jeff Schwiebert

Jeff Schwiebert

Superintendent, District 748 Sartell-St. Stephen
Annesa Cheek

Annesa Cheek

President, St. CloudTechnical Community College

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