Board of Directors

River Valleys’ Board of Directors consists of five executive officers and 17 directors at-large. All board members are volunteers and members of Girl Scouts of the USA.

Executive Officers

Michele Azar

Michele Azar

Chair

Vice President, Ship from Store,
Multichannel Fulfillment & Growth
Best Buy Co., Inc.

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Gayle Hayhurst

First Vice-Chair

Vice President of Human Capital
Schwan’s Home Service Division

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Beth Voermans

Second Vice-Chair

Director, Financial Operations, Group Insurance
Securian Financial Group

Kathleen Meyerle

Secretary

Attorney
Mayo Clinic

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Norma Porter

Director Change Management

Director of Dental Administration
DeCare Dental

Directors At-Large

Pam Stegora Axberg

Pam Stegora Axberg

Senior Vice President
Optum Provider Experience and Behavioral/Physical Health Network Operations

John Bina

John Bina

President
Focus Financial

Molly Carroll

Molly Carroll

Girl Scout Senior
Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys

Sharon Fong

Sharon Fong

Brand Strategist
LEVEL

Melisa Lopez Franzen

Minnesota State Senator
District 49

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Wendy Klager

Community Volunteer

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Nancy Klemek

Community Volunteer

Sara Lissick

Sara Lissick

Chief Financial Officer
Carlson Wagonlit Travel Americas

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Mary-Alice Muraski

Teaching and Learning Technologies Consultant
University of Wisconsin-River Falls

Shalaun Newton

Shalaun Newton

Community Volunteer

Jeff Redmon

Jeff Redmon

Attorney
Redmon Law Chartered

Leon Rodrigues

Leon Rodrigues

Chief Diversity Officer
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

Cindy Sanders

Cynthia (Cindy) Sanders

Software Engineer
Vision Solutions

Pamela Stewart

Pamela Stewart

Senior IP Counsel
3M Innovative Properties Company

Nick Stillings

Nick Stillings

Collaboration Technology Specialist
Microsoft

JoAnn Stormer

JoAnn Stormer

President
Rochester Area Foundation

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Brett White

Vice President, International Finance
General Mills