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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Alumni Association Board of Directors

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The Board of Directors, comprised of alumni representatives from all regions of the country, is the governing body of the Alumni Association. Members serve three-year terms and serve as advisors on the various programs and services offered through the Alumni Association.



Rand Brugger '72

Retired Director of Human Resources

Kelley Buckentine '84

Program Manager, The Opus Group

Edmund Draheim (Ed) '64, MA '67

Retired Teacher

Troy Fix '97, MA '04

Global Brand Director, Merek & Co.

Lisa Hughes, MS '05

MN Dept. of Employment and Economic Development

Kendall Hughson '11

Account Executive, Minnesota United FC

Lynn Larson '73 - At Large Member

Retired Social Worker

Christopher Meyer '90 - President

Chief Credit Officer, United Prairie Bank

Arlinda Penner '07

Family Health Services, Nicollet County

Randy Reichert '79


Jeet Sausen '05

Residential Life, Penn State University

Erin Nawrocki '11

Territory Business Manager, Johnson & Johnson

Jena Thompson '96

President & CEO, Daisy Blue Naturals, LLC

Ed Werner '72, BS '78, MA '90

Retired Minnesota Republican Caucus Researcher

Jon Whiting '09- At Large Member

Senior Global Marketing Manager, Medtronic, Inc.