2021-2022 UMCF Board of Directors and Committee Chairs

Each spring the chair elect recruits Forum members to become board members. Elections are held at the annual conference. Board members hold their positions for one year. See descriptions of duties for each board position. Please contact the current chair if you are interested in joining the board and providing leadership within the Forum.

Board of Directors

  • Chair: Jen Neveau, University Libraries
  • Vice Chair: Andria Waclawski, Housing & Residential Life
  • Treasurer: LeeAnne Hoekstra, Center for Bioethics
  • Recorder: Patrice Johnson, Extension Learning Technologies
  • Chair Emerita: Ellie Lijewski, Office of Information Technology
  • At Large Director: Meagan Pierluissi, University Relations
  • Membership Manager: Michelle Penna, Minitex

Awards Committee

  • Chair: Kit Breshears, Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality and Healing 

Conference Committee

  • Co-Chair: Kelly Auxier, College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Co-Chair: Rachel Smith, College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee

  • Co-Chair: Sandra Boone, Global Programs & Strategy Alliance
  • Co-Chair: Mia Boos, College of Continuing and Professional Studies

Membership and Marketing Committee

  • Co-Chair: Karen Carmody-McIntosh, University Libraries
  • Co-Chair: Olivia Kurtz, Law School

Program Committee

  • Co-Chair: Brooklyn Hofstad, University of Minnesota Foundation
  • Co-Chair: Emma Larson, Office of Information Technology

Technology Committee

  • Chair: Stephanie O'Donnell, Extension Learning Technologies

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