Meet Our Board

Our talented and influential Board of Directors is passionate about helping us build partnerships with nonprofit, business and government leaders to work collaboratively to solve environmental problems. Our board members represent the communities we serve and use their collective wisdom to guide the organization and our work.

Don Hickman


Initiative Foundation

Mike Hansel

Vice Chair

Barr Engineering

Paul Aasen


Minnesota Safety Council, Inc.

Eric Sannerud


Mighty Axe Hops

Allison Ahcan

Blandin Foundation

Jon Bloomberg

Environmental Law Group

Alison Bryant

Antea USA, Inc.

Gail Cederberg

American Engineering Testing

Eliza Clark

Andersen Corporation

Dennis Fuchs

Stearns County Soil and Water Conservation District

Darrell Gerber

Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy

Jan Joannides

Renewing the Countryside

Nick Martin

Xcel Energy

Heather Rein

Flint Hills Resources

Shelley Shreffler

Margaret A. Cargill Foundation

Dan Schmid

E-Dan, LLC

Michelle Stockness

Barr Engineering

Scott Strand

Environmental Law & Policy Center

Joey Vossen

Westwood Professional Services