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Governor's Workforce Development Board Members

Laura Beeth, Chair
Vice President of Talent Acquisition
Fairview Health Services
Lemuel Amen
President & CEO
Altius Manufacturing Group, LLC
Dr. Ron Anderson
Alternate for Chancellor Malhotra
Minnesota State
Patrice Bailey
Outreach Coordinator
Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage
Len Bakken
Human Resources Director
Shirley Barnes
Chief Executive Officer
Crest View Senior Communities
Luann Bartley
Director of Workforce Development
Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association
Joshua Berg
Elko-New Market
Dr. Vance Boelter
General Manager
Mariaha Dean
Eden Resources, LLC
David Debevec
Vice President of Human Resources, Safety Director
Ulland Brothers, Inc.
Steven Ditschler
President and CEO
ProAct Inc.
Mary Ferguson
Director of Recruitment and Staffing Support
Essentia Health
Jamil Ford
Mobilize Design & Architecture, LLC
Myron Frans
Minnesota Management and Budget
Les Fujitake
Bloomington Public Schools
Steve Grove
Department of Employment and Economic Development
Rep. Barb Haley
State Representative
Minnesota House of Representatives
Kelly Hansen
Vice President of Human Resources
Park Industries
Samuel Heimlich
Business Representative
North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters
Russell Hess
Political Coordinator
Laborers District Council
Sen. John Hoffman
State Senator
Minnesota Senate
Rep. Michael Howard
State Representative
Minnesota House of Representatives Majority Appointment
Dr. Merrill Irving Jr.
Hennepin Technical College
Lorrie Janatopoulos
Women's Economic Security Act (WESA)
Henry Jimenez
Executive Director
Minnesota Council on Latino Affairs
Valerie Johnson
Vice President, Human Resources, Communications and Public Affairs
Christensen Farms and Feedlots
Eric Kaler
University of Minnesota
Elizabeth Kautz
City of Burnsville
Anne Kilzer
Minnesota Association of Workforce Boards
Jennifer Lang
President and Owner
Minneapolis Glass Company
Nancy Leppink
Department of Labor and Industry
Tony Lourey
Department of Human Services
Dr. Devinder Malhotra
Minnesota State
William (Bill) McCarthy
Minnesota AFL-CIO
Sen. Carla Nelson
State Senator
Minnesota Senate
Loren Nelson
Aurelius Manufacturing Co., Inc.
William (Bill) Nelson
Chief Executive Officer
Mille Lacs Health System
Eric Nesheim
Executive Director
Minnesota Literacy Council (MLC)
Dennis Olson Jr.
Office of Higher Education
Tuleah Palmer
Executive Director
Northwest Indian Community Development Center
Scott Parker
Business Representative
International Union of Painters and Allied Trades
Ekta Prakash
Executive Director
CAPI, St. Paul
Dr. Paul Pribbenow
Augsburg University
Anthony Ramunno
Director, Power Delivery
Great River Energy
Edward Reynoso
Political Director
Teamsters Joint Council 32
Mary Cathryn Ricker
Department of Education
Paul Schnell
Department of Corrections
Mary Russell
Director, Organization Quality Alignment
Roy Smith
Director, Workforce Development
Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board
Rick Trontvet
Senior Vice President of Human Resources
The Marvin Companies
Vacant Vacant
Executive Director
Minnesota Indian Affairs Council
Andy Wells
President & CEO
Wells Technology
Joan Willshire
Executive Director
Minnesota State Council on Disability
Jennifer Winkelaar
Director of Marketing & Public Relations
Minneapolis Building and Trades
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