Board of Directors


Class C Directors – appointed by the Board of Governors to represent the public

Term expires December 31
* eligible to serve a second term

Kendall J. Powell (Chair)
Chairman (retired)
General Mills, Inc.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

2019

Harry D. Melander (Deputy Chair)
President
Minnesota Building and Construction Trades Council
St. Paul, Minnesota

2018*

Srilata Zaheer
Dean, Carlson School of Management
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota

2019*

Class B Directors – elected by member banks to represent the public

Term expires December 31
* eligible to serve a second term

David R. Emery
Chairman and CEO
Black Hills Corporation
Rapid City, South Dakota

2019*

Christine Hamilton
Managing Partner
Christiansen Land and Cattle, Ltd.
Kimball, South Dakota

2018

Kathleen Neset
President
Neset Consulting Service
Tioga, North Dakota

2020

Class A Directors – elected by member banks to represent member banks

Term expires December 31
* eligible to serve a second term

Thomas W. Armstrong
President
First National Bank of Park Falls
Park Falls, Wisconsin

2020

Catherine T. Kelly
Regional President
PNC Bank Minneapolis-St. Paul
Minneapolis, Minnesota

2019

Randy L. Newman
Chairman and CEO,
Alerus Financial, N.A. and Alerus Financial Corp.
Grand Forks, North Dakota

2018

Helena Branch Directors - appointed by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Term expires December 31
* eligible to serve a second term

Sarah Walsh (Chair)
COO
Payne West Insurance
Helena, Montana

2020

Marsha Goetting (Deputy Chair)
Professor and Extension Family Economics Specialist
Montana State University
Bozeman, Montana

2018

Helena Branch Directors - appointed by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Term expires December 31
* eligible to serve a second term

William E. Coffee
President and CEO
Stockman Financial Corp. and Stockman Bank
Billings, Montana

2020*

Norma Nickerson
Director, Institute of Tourism & Recreation Research,
University of Montana
Missoula, Montana

2019*

Barbara Stiffarm
Executive Director
Opportunity Link, Inc.
Havre, Montana

2018