Announcing MCN's Newest Board Members

MCN is pleased to announce the results of its recent board election. In November, the following board members were elected by MCN’s nonprofit members to serve three-year terms beginning January 1, 2013:

  • Judge Pamela Alexander, President, Council on Crime and Justice, Minneapolis
  • Susan Estee, Executive Director, Second Harvest North Central Food Bank, Grand Rapids
  • Angie Miller, Executive Director, Community Action Duluth, Duluth
  • Rinal Ray, Staff Attorney, Minnesota Justice Foundation, St. Paul
  • Sue Speakman-Gomez, President, HousingLink, Minneapolis

Thank you to each of our members who participated in this year’s board election by nominating and voting for candidates. MCN needs and appreciates our member’s involvement in this important annual process.  Members were also able to cast their votes for the first time in-person at the joint Minnesota Council of Nonprofits/Minnesota Council on Foundations Annual Conference, and we’re looking forward to having this available next year in Duluth.
In addition, the following individuals were appointed by MCN’s board of directors to a three-year at-large term, beginning on January 2013:

  • Robert Benes, Executive Director, Lakes and Pines Community Action Council, Inc., Mora
  • Kathy Potter, Executive Director, Access of the Red River Valley, Moorhead
  • Shannon Robinson, Stillwater
  • Susan Strandberg, Community Development Officer, Three Rivers Community Action, Zumbrota
  • Melinda Wedzina, Executive Director, Feeding Our Communities Partners, Mankato
  • Joshua Winters, Executive Director, Minnesota Public Interest Research Group, Minneapolis

Please again join us in congratulating these fine nonprofit leaders and your representatives on the MCN board of directors!


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