Board of Regents

2019-2020 Members

Fred Bartlett
Chaplain
Kansas City, MO


Mary Lou Carney
Chaplain, Spiritual Director
St. Thomas University
St. Paul, MN


Brian Crevoiserat
Sr. VP/National Sales Executive - Retired
Wells Fargo Bank
Lakeville, MN

Frank Earnest
Physician - Retired
Mayo Clinic
Tucson, AZ 

John J. Erhart
Attorney
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
Minneapolis, MN


Dan Frie
Realtor - Owner
Wright-Sherburne Realty, Inc.
Monticello, MN


Fr. Joseph Gillespie, O.P.
Church of St. Albert the Great
Minneapolis, MN

Marcia Hanson
Marketing - Retired
Orono, MN

Fr. Bradley Jenniges, OSB
Saint John's Abbey
Collegeville, MN

Bishop Donald Kettler
Diocese of St. Cloud
St. Cloud, MN

Abbot John Klassen, OSB
Saint John's Abbey
Collegeville, MN

Pat Knight
President/CEO
Waymouth Farms, Inc.
New Hope, MN 

Deacon Ernest (Ernie) Kociemba
St. Cloud Diocese
St. Cloud, MN

Robert (Bob) Lee
Sr. VP and Senior Company Counsel
Wells Fargo Bank
Minneapolis, MN

Patrick (Pat) Maxwell
CEO - Retired
Entronix, Inc.
Minnetonka, MN

Dr. Eugene McAllister
Interim President
Saint John's University
Collegeville, MN

Dan McKeown 
President/CEO
Specialty Manufacturing Company
St. Paul, MN

Tom McKeown
Exec VP/CAO - Retired
The Travelers Companies, Inc. 

Deacon Steven (Steve) Meyer
Principal/Chief Strategy Officer
The Karma Group
Green Bay, WI

Genevieve Mougey
Sr. National Associate for Roman Catholic Engagement
Bread for the World
Washington D.C.

David Pedersen
Attorney - Retired
Omaha, NE

Mary Jo Pedersen
Family Ministries Specialist - Retired
Omaha, NE

Jeff Regan
Director of Government Affairs and Public Policy
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Rockville, MD

Fr. Andrew Ricci
Cathedral of Christ the King
Superior, WI

Jane Rodeheffer
Philosophy Professor
Pepperdine University
Malibu, CA

Richard Rodeheffer
Cardiologist
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Dr. Gene Scapanski
Vice President/Professor - Retired
University of Saint Thomas
Saint Paul, MN

Mary Schaffner
Sr. VP and Senior Company Counsel
Wells Fargo Bank
Minneapolis, MN

Roger Scherer
Chairman of the Board - Retired
Scherer Bros. Lumber Co.
Plymouth, MN

Paul Schnepf
Business Finance - Retired
Chicago Board of Trade
Deer Park, IL

Greg Schwietz
President - Retired
L & M Construction Chemicals, Inc.
Omaha, NE

Dennis (Denny) Smid
Senior Source Consultant
Swingtide, Inc.
Omaha, NE

Paul Steingraeber
Physician - Retired
Mayo Clinic
La Crosse, WI

Ernie Stelzer
President - Retired
Stelzer and Associates, Ltd
Minnetonka, MN

Connie Suchta
Homemaker - Retired
Cottage Grove, MN

Stan Suchta
Assistant Superintendent - Retired
Ramsey County Community Corrections
Cottage Grove, MN

Gina Wolfe
Professor of Catholic Theological Ethics
Catholic Theological Union
Chicago, IL