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Emeritus Board Members

2018

BRITTA CABANOS


Creative Director
Creative Capital Design
and Founder/Director, Inside Fashion Design (http://insidefashiondesign.net/)    
Portland, OR 97209
Office:  503-841-6269
E-mail:  Britta@creativecapitaldesignpdx.com

Britta is a Moorhead, MN native and graduated from NDSU in 1990 with a BS degree in Apparel and Textiles.  She continued her education at The Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, earning an Associates degree in Fashion Design.  Britta spent the first 15 years of her career working in the NY apparel industry as a designer for several brands including Danskin, Donna Karan and Tommy Hilfiger.  In 2004 Britta and her family relocated to Portland, Oregon where she became the Brand Manager at Jantzen swimwear and a Senior Designer for Nike swimwear.  One of her career highlights was working with the Nike Advanced Innovation Lab developers to create product worn by elite athletes for the Olympic games.   In 2012 Britta co-founded Creative Capital Design, an apparel design consulting studio that serves small to midsize apparel companies in the athletic and outdoor apparel markets.  She enjoys living and working in Portland, Or which is the hub of the athletic apparel market.  She is a long time supporter of World Vision and a member of Women of Vision supporting women and children causes.   She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and exploring new places, photography, yoga and hiking.  Britta returns to Fargo/Moorhead area often to visit friends and family and is proud to be a NDSU BOV alumni member.  

AARON HANSEN

 

Certified Interior Designer
LHB Inc
Duluth, MN 55802-2085
Office: 218-727-8446 Direct: 218-279-2400
E-mail: aaron.hansen@LHBcorp.com

ANDREA LEEDAHL


Human Resources Director
LaHaise Management
Dba Buffalo Wild Wings
Office:  701-388-8878
Email:  aleedahl@ideaone.net

Andrea graduated from NDSU in 2004 with a degree in Hospitality Management.  While attending college, she gained experience by working summers at Boundary Waters in Minnesota, Walt Disney World EPCOT in Florida, and Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming.  She currently works for LaHaise Management, a franchise for Buffalo Wild Wings, for the past 13 years starting as a restaurant manager and now as the Human Resources Director.

As a person, Andrea is focused on giving what she can to help others.  She started with Meals on Wheels as a kid and community cleanup projects.  Adding later listed on the bone marrow match database, doing blood drives and every 3 years, donating her hair. (it’s fun.)  Through her position at work, she initiated a school rewards program in the region for the past 10 years for k-12 students and also donated food to volunteers during the floods and other times of need.

For NDSU and the college, Andrea was a co-founder of the HSA Food and Wine Show, Board member on the Dean’s Student Advisory Committee, participated on a search committee for the college and is a guest speaker to hospitality classes.

BONNIE LONBAKEN


Consultant
St. Paul MN
Office:  651-242-3444
Email:  blonbaken@comcast.net

2016

KIRSTEN FROELICH

Corporate/Store Designer
The Tile Shop
Plymouth, MN 55441
Work:  763-852-2952
E-mail:  kfroelich@tileshop.com

SHARYL LEINEN


Quality Manager
General Mills Health and Nutrition
Minneapolis, MN 55427
Office:  763-293-2499
E-mail:  sharyl.leinen@genmills.com

KATHLEEN MEAGHER

President/CEO
North Dakota Special Olympics
Grand Forks ND 58201
Office:  701-746-0331
E-mail:  sond@midconetwork.com

NANCY WOLFF

Vice President of Major Gifts
American Heart Association
Dallas, TX 75247

Office: 214-712-1320
Email: nancy.wolff@heart.org


2013

TRACY DUVAL

Space Planner, Advance Auto Parts
Bloomington MN 55439
Office:  952-715-5262
Email:  tracy.duval@advance-auto.com

MONTE FOX

Deputy Director of Indian Policy
State of Minnesota
Minneapolis MN
Office: 218-983-3285, ext. 1412
Email:  getfitnessfox@yahoo.com

JUDY PLETAN

President, J.L. Johnson Bridals, Inc.
Dickinson ND 58601
Office:  701-483-4436
Email:  jljveils@pop.ctctel.com

JANIRAE WERN

Community Volunteer
Monticello MN 55362-8776
Phone:  763-295-4639
Email:  tsjewern@gmail.com

2012

JOCIE ISZLER

Freelance Writer/Communications Consultant
Fargo ND 58104-7143
Office: 701-205-0018
E-mail: jiszler@cableone.net

RUBY KOLPACK

Childcare Licensing Specialist, Cass County Social Services
Fargo ND 58108
Office:  701-241-5761
E-mail: kolpackr@casscountynd.gov

JULIE MARTINI

Consultant
Prior Lake MN 55372
Phone:  952-934-6505
E-mail:  sabermom379@gmail.com

DARLA O'CONNELL

Chief of Staff, UHC Medicare and Retirement
Minnetonka MN 55343
Office: 952-931-5493
E-mail: darla.odonnell@uhc.com

CHERI OLERUD

Culinary Consultant
Maple Grove MN 55311
Phone:  763-516-6141
E-mail: cheri.olerud@gmail.com

LUANN SOLIAH

Visiting Professor, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
Wichita KS 67226
Phone: 316-613-3006
E-mail:  luannsoliah@yahoo.com

HEIDI WILCOX

Chief Operating Officer
First Call Hospitality, Inc
Fargo ND 58103
Office: 701-277-7375
E-mail:  hwilcox@fchhotels.com

2010

WANDA OVERLAND

Vice President for Student Life and Development, St. Cloud State University
St. Cloud MN  56301
Phone:  (320) 241-0814
E-mail: wioverland@stcloudstate.edu

SANDY STRAND

Principal/Owner, Strand & Associates
Shanghai 200020 China
Phone: +86 21 6386 8500
Email: sandra.strand@strand-associates.com

JOAN MORK

Investigator, North Dakota Office of the Attorney General
Bismarck ND 58505
Phone: 701-328-5569
E-mail:  jmork@nd.gov

2009

CAROLYN JOLSTAD

Community Volunteer
LHB Inc
Colorado Springs, CO 80904-1689
Cell Phone: 602-781-1805
E-mail:   pcjolstad@msn.com

ANN LUDWIG

Certified Interior Designer
LHB Inc
Duluth, MN 55802-2085
Office: 218-727-8446 Direct: 218-279-2400
E-mail: aaron.hansen@LHBcorp.com

ESTHER MYERS, PHD, RD, FADA

Chief Science Officer, The American Dietetic Association
Chicago IL 60606-6995
Work: 312-899-4860
E-mail:   myerse1@aol.com

JANE RABE

Project Marketing Manager, Route 29 Confections
Minneapolis MN 55417
Cell:  612-669-2291
E-mail:   janerabe@earthlink.net

CAROL TUNTLAND

Associate Professor, Dept. of Art, Fashion and Textiles
California State University Los Angeles
Los Angeles CA 90032
Phone: 323-343-4033
E-mail:   ctuntla@calstatela.edu or ctuntland02@yahoo.com

2007

JANE EMISON

Owner/Consultant, Jane Larson Emison Designs
Deephaven MN 55391-2602
Phone:  (952) 473-7967
E-mail:   jblemison@aol.com

BARBARA FIX LESHOVSKY

Regional Program Supervisor, The Village Family Service Center
Minot ND 58701
Work: 701-852-3328
E-mail: bfix@thevillagefamily.org

MELINDA GOODMAN

Director of Marketing, Golden Sun Marketing
Whitefish Bay WI 53211
Work:  414-967-5755
E-mail:   melinda@goldensunmarketing.com

ELISA TITUS

Donor Relations Manager, Children’s Cancer Research Fund
Minneapolis MN 55439
Phone: 952-746-9434
E-mail:   etitus@childrenscancer.org

2006

KIM FOSS

BARBARA KENNER

JILL HANSON

2005

JANIS ARMENDARIZ

JOAN BEATON

TAMA DUFFY DAY

ELIZABETH (LIZ) LARSON**

PHYLLIS NELSON

2004

DONNA DUFFEY

LOIS SHERN

ARNE SORENSON

JULIE SWANSON

CONNIE WEED

2003

AIMEE BAGLEY

SUE BOHANAN

SUE HOFSTRAND

VERN MARKEY**

JILL WILKEY

2002

JEAN HANSON KNAAK

HELEN MERKLE

PEG PORTSCHELLER

2001

ALTA ENGSTROM

ROGER GROOTERS**

SYLVAN MELROE

ERICKA WESTARD REILLY

2000

NANCY JORDHEIM

CHARISSE OLAND

KATHY SEBASTIAN SARDELLI

DELORES TVENGE

1999

BONNIE LONBAKEN

KIM DENNIS TIMMERS

KAREN FRIDLUND

1998

NORMA OPGRAND

DAWN WALOCK

**Deceased

 

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