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Board of Directors

Composed of members from across our council and spanning the private and nonprofit sector, our board of directors guides the direction of Girl Scouts River Valleys. These five executive officers and 20 directors at-large are volunteers and members of Girl Scouts of the USA.

The Board Development Committee is responsible for the selection, training and evaluation of the Board of Directors. This committee is always interested in maintaining a highly qualified, diverse pool of candidates for openings as they become available.

If you are interested in being considered to serve on our Board of Directors or Board Development Committee, please review the position description and submit the application for consideration.

Board Development Committee - Position Description

Director-At-Large - Position Description

 

Executive Officers

Gayle Hayhurst

Gayle Hayhurst, Chair

Vice President of Acquisition Integration
Schwan’s

Wendy Unglaub

Wendy Unglaub, First Vice Chair

Chief Tax Officer and Principal Tax Counsel
General Mills

Pam Stegora Axberg

Pam Stegora Axberg, Second Vice Chair

Community Volunteer

Nancy Klemek

Nancy Klemek, Secretary

Community Volunteer

Jeff Redmon

Jeff Redmon, Treasurer

Attorney
Redmon Law Chartered

Directors-At-Large

Mariela Ampuero

Mariela Ampuero

Compensation Manager
Regis Corporation

Daniel Ballard

Daniel Ballard

Branch President
Clear Channel, Minneapolis/St. Paul

John Bina

John Bina

President
Focus Financial

Kelly Bloch

Kelly Bloch

Regional Vice President
Xcel Energy

Kelli Cadwell

Kelli Cadwell

President and Owner
Simply Staffing

Jane Canney

Jane Canney

Principal
Canney and Associates

Gail Eadie

Gail Eadie

Architect and Administrator
Mayo Clinic

Velma Korbel

Velma Korbel

Director
Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights

Gail Knox Krug

Gailen Knox Krug

Partner
Albourne Partners, Ltd.

Cristina Lien

Cristina Lien

Senior Manager
Insight 2 Profit

Melissa Meyers

Melissa Meyers

Product Marketing Manager
Andersen Corporation

Janessa Nelson

Janessa Nelson

Girl Scout Ambassador

Marnie Overman

Marnie Overman

Director, Employee Benefits Solutions
Securian

Caren Petrulo-Berry

Caren Petrulo-Berry

Vice President Marketing and Operations
College Marketing Group

Norma Porter

Norma Porter

Director of Change Management
Anthem Dental

Nick Stillings

Nick Stillings

Technology Architect
Microsoft

Brooke Story

Brooke Story

Vice President & General Manager
Pelvic Health & Gastric Therapies (PH&GT) Medtronic

Jean Bennington Sweeney

Jean Bennington Sweeney

Retired Executive
3M

Dr. Rachel Wobschall

Dr. Rachel Wobschall

Senior Major Gifts Officer
Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare

Mai Nhai Xiong-Chan

Mai Nhai Xiong-Chan

Vice President Enrollment Management
Hamline University