Leadership Council Members

Ron Anderson
Senior Vice Chancellor
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
Chanda Smith Baker
Senior VP, Community Impact
The Minneapolis Foundation
Allison Barmann
Head of Program & Strategy
Bush Foundation
Bill Blazar
VP of Public Affairs and Business Development
Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Tracey Burton
Senior Director, Foundation, Corporate Giving
Target
Melvin Carter
Mayor
City of Saint Paul
Rassoul Dastmozd
President
Saint Paul College
Acooa Ellis
Senior VP of Community Impact
Greater Twin Cities United Way
Reba Dominski
Senior VP, U.S. Bank Foundation and Community Relations
U.S. Bank
Nick Faber
President
Saint Paul Federation of Teachers
Al Fan
Executive Director
Minnesota Comeback
Jacob Frey
Mayor
City of Minneapolis
Dr. Michael Goh
Interim VP of Equity and Diversity
University of Minnesota
Dr. Joe Gothard
Superintendent
Saint Paul Public Schools
Ed Graff
Superintendent
Minneapolis Public Schools
Jeffrey Hassan
Executive Director
African American Leadership Forum
Muneer Karcher-Ramos
Director
Saint Paul Promise Neighborhood
Eric Mahmoud
Executive Director
Harvest Prep School - Seed Academy
Paul Mattessich
Executive Director
Wilder Research
Peter McLaughlin
Commissioner
Hennepin County
Mary Jane Melendez
Executive Director
General Mills Foundation
Ann Mulholland
VP of Community Impact
The Saint Paul & Minnesota Community Foundations
Rafael Ortega
Commissioner
Ramsey County
Paul Pribbenow
President
Augsburg University
Susan Bass Roberts
Executive Director
Pohlad Family Foundation
Carlos Mariani Rosa
Executive Director
Minnesota Education Equity Partnership
R.T. Rybak
President & CEO
The Minneapolis Foundation
Sondra Samuels
President & CEO
Northside Achievement Zone
Katie Clark Sieben
Director
Cargill Foundation
Michael Stroik
Director of 3M Gives
3M
Bo Thao Urabe
Network Director
Coalition of Asian American Leaders
Michelle Wiese
President
Minneapolis Federation of Teachers
Deb Morris York
Senior Manager, Community Relations
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