Minnesota Advisory Board

Ms. Bennett is a mental health counselor in private practice.

Ms. Birkeland was a partner in the commercial real estate practice at Faegre & Benson until 1995.

Mr. Christenson is regulatory affairs vice president at Ecolab Inc., a global supplier of cleaning, hygiene, and food safety products and services for institutional and commercial enterprises.

Spencer Cronk was appointed by Governor Dayton as Commissioner of the Department of Administration.

Stewart Crosby is a senior landscape architect at SRF Consulting Group, Inc., an engineering, planning and landscape architecture firm based in Minneapolis.

Kevin is presently on a professional sabbatical having completed a five-year stint as General Counsel for New York-based Churchill Financial Group.

Mr. Gove retired from the private sector in 2005 after 25 years in executive positions with St. Jude Medical and Control Data Corporation.

Jule Hannaford is currently a shareholder with Kelly Hannaford & Battles, PA in Minneapolis, practicing in corporate, executive compensation and ERISA (employee benefits).

Ms. Harris is a retired educator with more than 20 years of classroom experience.

Mr. Herman is a partner in the real estate group of Faegre & Benson of Minneapolis where he regularly represents developers of commercial residential and cultural projects, including historical properties and low and moderate-income housing.