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Governor's Workforce Development Board Members

Carol Anderson
Anderson Dairy Farms
Shirley Barnes
Chief Executive Officer
Crest View Senior Communities
Laura Beeth, Chair
Vice President Workforce Partnerships
Fairview Health Services
Joshua Berg
Director of Growth
Robert Blake
CEO & Founder
Solar Bear Solar Installation Services
Dr. Vance Boelter
General Manager
Dr. Jeffery Boyd
Rochester Community and Technical College
Deb Broberg
Executive Director
Real Time Talent
Barry Davies
Business Manager
Iron Workers Local Union 512
David Dively
Executive Director
Minnesota Council on Disability
Jason Duininck
Director of Business Development
Duininck, Inc.
Mary Ferguson
Director of Recruitment and Staffing Support
Essentia Health
Irene Fernando
Hennepin County
Jeanna Fortney
Minnesota Association of Workforce Boards
Joan Gabel
University of Minnesota
Shannon Geshick
Executive Director
Minnesota Indian Affairs Council
Steve Grove
Department of Employment and Economic Development
Rep. Barb Haley
State Representative
Minnesota House of Representatives
Jodi Harpstead
Department of Human Services
Samuel Heimlich
Business Representative
North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters
Sen. John Hoffman
State Senator
Minnesota Senate
Nerita Hughes
Women's Economic Security Act (WESA)
Abdiwadi Husen
Minnesota Quality Care
Ralph Jacobson
Chief Justice Equity and Inclusion Officer
Impact Power Solutions
Steven Kalina
President and CEO
Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association
Benya Kraus
Co-Founder and Executive Director
Lead for America
Lance Louis
Chief Executive Officer
Louis Industries
Katie Lundmark
Regional Director of Operations
Dr. Devinder Malhotra
Minnesota State
William (Bill) McCarthy
Minnesota AFL-CIO
Suyapa Miranda
Executive Director
Prepare + Prosper
Priya Morioka
Co-Founder and COO
Global Language and Staffing Connections
Dr. Heather Mueller
Department of Education
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
Literacy Minnesota
Rep. Mohamud Noor
State Representative
Minnesota House of Representatives
Dennis Olson Jr.
Office of Higher Education
Tuleah Palmer
Executive Director
Blandin Foundation
Scott Parker
Business Representative
International Union of Painters and Allied Trades
Catherine Penkert
Library Director
St. Paul Public Libraries
Ekta Prakash
Executive Director
CAPI, St. Paul
Dr. Paul Pribbenow
Augsburg University
Jeffrey Rainey
Economic Development Director
Dakota Electric Association
John Ramirez
Business Development Director
Latino Economic Development Center
Roslyn Robertson
Department of Labor and Industry
Ali Rodway
Senior Manager of Training and Development
Caribou Coffee
Laura Sayles
Senior Internal Union Organizer
Minnesota Nurses Association
Tory Schalkle
Senior Vice President of Enterprise Strategy
U.S. Bank
Paul Schnell
Department of Corrections
Jim Showalter
Minnesota Management and Budget
Linda Sloan
Executive Director
Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage
Roy Smith
Director, Workforce Development
Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board
Jerrilynn Sweeney
Innovative Building Concepts
Jennifer Theisen
Director of Human Resources
Rosa Tock
Executive Director
Minnesota Council on Latino Affairs
Dee Torgerson
Vocational Rehabilitation Director
Department of Employment and Economic Development
Michelle Ufford
Director of Program Development/School-Business Coordinator
Northeast Minnesota Office of Job Training
Kyle Van Acker
Workforce Development Manager
Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota
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