• 651-455-1560

  • 1645 Marthaler Lane, West St. Paul, MN 55118

All Board Members can be contacted at
DARTS, 1645 Marthaler Lane, West St. Paul, MN 55118

Executive Committee

Board Chair:
Michele Engdahl

Director, Government Affairs, Thomson Reuters (Retired)

Vice Chair:
Jim Ganger

Senior Vice President of
Relationships & Service Experience, Blaze Credit Union

Suzanne Pearl

Minnesota Director,
First Children’s Finance

Tom Edminson

Chief of EMS MHealth Fairview

Director at Large:
James Lyght

Vice President | Nonprofit & Commercial Banking, Bremer Bank

Director at Large:
Ana Van Duyne

Regional Director, Supplemental Health Benefits,
Securian Financial

Past Board Chair:
Kari Zahn

Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Ecolab


John Cornelisen

FHR Process Control Director,
Flint Hills Resources

Lisa Franxman

VP Commercial Banker,
Drake Bank

Shelagh Kalland

Director, Office of the Chief Medical Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield Minnesota

Deborah Kubes

Associate Creative Director,

Adam Larson

Vice President - Key Accounts, 3M

Ryan McCarthy

Associate Attorney,
Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Tom Moore

Senior Director Data and Analytics, Xcel Energy

Paula O'Brien

ReMax Results

Kelly Toenges

Vice President of Business and Customer Readiness,
Thomson Reuters

Directors Emeritus

Brenda Apfelbacher

Retired, Community Advocate

Barbara Blumer

Barb Blumer Law, PA

Cory Kallheim

Vice President Legal,
Covenant Living Communities and Services

Joe Kubes

Director of Strategic Alliances, Thomson Reuters Legal

DARTS is seeking members for our Board of Directors!

Board members are committed to the mission, vision and values of DARTS and provide perspectives from their personal and professional backgrounds to provide strategic insight. This volunteer governing body attends five board meetings and five committee meetings annually, and is an advocate for DARTS mission. Typical board members spend 40-60 hours annually on board activities.

DARTS recruits directors with diverse experiences and skillsets who represent the communities and people we serve. We are particularly interested in candidates who can bring experience in business development, public relations, senior housing, or contract law, as well as those who bring lived experiences related to the issues addressed by DARTS. DARTS is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to our board members reflecting the diversity of our communities and staff.

Please contact Ann Bailey, DARTS President, to learn more details about the board member role.


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