Peter Gove

Mr. Gove retired from the private sector in 2006 after 25 years in executive positions with St. Jude Medical, Inc. and Control Data Corporation. In his public sector career, he served as Governor Wendell R. Anderson's environmental assistant, executive director of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, founding member of the Environmental Quality Board, legislative director on Anderson's U.S. Senate staff and chief of legislation for the National Park Service. He chaired the MNRRA Mississippi River Commission, is the founder of Friends of the Mississippi River (FMR), past chair of the St. Croix River Association board, a Trustee of Northland College and represents Minnesota on the the Great Lakes Protection Fund. Mr. Gove graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University and completed the Stanford University Executive Program.