Board of Directors

Board Chair:
Kari Zahn

Vice President Human Resources, Ecolab

Vice Chair:
Jim Rollwagen

Chief Employment Counsel, Ecolab (Retired)

Jim Ganger

Sr. VP of Relationships & Service Experience, SPIRE Credit Union

Tom Edminson

Chief of EMS MHealth Fairview

Director At Large:
Michele Engdahl

Director, Government Affairs, Thomson Reuters

Director At Large:
Joe Kubes

Director of Strategic Alliances, Thomson Reuters Legal

Past Board Chair:
Cory Kallheim

Vice President, Leading Age


Jim Backstrom

Dakota County Attorney (Retired)

Shelagh Kalland

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

Branna K. Lindell

Housing Division Director, City of South St. Paul (Retired)

Ryan McCarthy

Attorney, Bowman and Brooke, LLP

Heidi Olson 

Financial Advisor, Edward Jones

Burnsville, MN

Suzanne Pearl

Minnesota Director, First Children’s Finance

Jake Sedlacek

Manager, Community Relations & Economic Development, Xcel Energy

Ana Van Duyne

Account Executive, Securian Financial

Director Emeritus

Brenda Apfelbacher

Retired, Community Advocate

Barbara Blumer

Barb Blumer Law, PA

Millie Gignac

Retired, Director of Benefits, Univac Division of Sperry Corp.

Lance Lemieux

President, Southview Senior Communities

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

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