MPR Board of Trustees

September 2014

Officers of the Board

  • Bradbury H Anderson, Chair
  • Ian R Friendly, Vice Chair
  • Jon McTaggart, President
  • Marti Morfitt, Secretary
  • Emery Koenig, Treasurer

Trustees

The year Trustee joined MPR's Board of Directors is denoted in parenthesis

  • Bradbury H Anderson, Vice Chairman, Best Buy Inc. (2003)
  • Wendy Bennett, Consultant to Foundations in Global Health (2015)
  • Larry Berger, Executive Vice President & CTO, Ecolab (2014)
  • Mary Brainerd, President & CEO, Health Partners, Inc. (2014)
  • Patrick J Denzer, LI Ventures, LLC (2006)
  • Janet M Dolan, President, Act III Enterprises (2007)
  • Elise Donohue (2011)
  • Jim Dwyer, Chairman & CEO, Michael foods, Inc. (2013)
  • Ivan Fong, Senior Vice President Legal Affairs & General Counsel, 3M Corporation (2014)
  • Ian Friendly, Retired Executive Vice President & COO, US Retail, General Mills, Inc (2007)
  • Steve Fritze, Retired Executive Vice President & CFO, Ecolab, Inc. (2002)
  • Rick King, Chief Operating Officer-Technology, Thomson Reuters (2011)
  • Emery Koenig, Vice Chair & Chief Risk Officer, Cargill, Incorporated (2010)
  • Jonathan Low, Predictiv Consulting (2014)
  • Nancy Lyons, President & CEO, Clockwork Active Media (2014)
  • William R McLaughlin, Retired President & CEO, Select Comfort (2001-2012) (2013)
  • Jon McTaggart, President & CEO, Minnesota Public Radio (2011)
  • Marti Morfitt, CEO, River Rock Partners (2008)
  • Kate Mortenson (2012)
  • Dave Murphy, President, Red Wing Shoe Company, Inc. (2012)
  • Dr Mary Nichols, Dean, College of Continuing Education, University of Minnesota (2007)
  • Richard B Payne, Jr, Vice Chairman, Corporate Banking, US Bancorp (2007)
  • James J Phelps, President, Northcrest Corporation (2002)
  • James Prokopanko, President & CEO, The Mosaic Company (2010)
  • Paul Reyelts, Retired Executive Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer, The Valspar Corporation (2002)
  • Steven M Rothschild, President, Invest in Outcomes (1987-2005) (2006)
  • Patricia S Simmons, MD, Executive Medical Director Health Policy, Mayo Clinic (2014)
  • Jean Taylor, President, Life is Now (2013)
  • Ana Valdez, President & Co-Founder, Valdez Consulting Group, Inc. (2015)
  • Samuel S M Wai, Treasurer, American Crystal Sugar Company (2010)

Active Life Trustees

  • Susan Boren (1985)
  • Randall J Hogan (2002)
  • Karin Larson (2002)
  • Glen D Nelson, M.D. (2001)
  • Addison (Tad) Piper (1986)
  • Robert J Sivertsen (1968)

Honorary Life Trustees

  • William Pearce (1988)
  • Joanne Von Blon (1975-83, 1986)

President Emeritus, Minnesota Public Radio

  • William H. Kling (1967)

Note: Members of the Board can be reached by mail c/o Minnesota Public Radio, 480 Cedar Street, St. Paul, MN 55101.

Public Information and Opportunities

Minnesota Public Radio Board of Trustee meetings and Advisory Council meetings are open to the public. Find schedules for specific dates, times and locations for advisory council meetings. All board and committee meetings are held at MPR|APM, 480 Cedar Street in St Paul.