Guiding and Advising Carleton College

The Board of Trustees are responsible for policy making and sound resource management of the College. The Board of Trustees also determines the general, educational, and financial policies of the College.

Officers of the Board:

Chair

Wally Weitz ’70, P’96, P’99, P’02

Vice Chairs

Jeninne McGee ’85
Cathy Paglia ’74, P’18

President

Alison R. Byerly P’15

Secretary

John Harris ’85

Treasurer

Eric Runestad

Presidents Emeriti

Robert H. “Bob” Edwards H’86
Stephen R. Lewis, Jr. P’86, H’02
Robert A. Oden, Jr.
Steven G. Poskanzer P’15

Numbers denote Carleton class year; P = Parent of Carleton Student; H = Honorary Degree from Carleton


Trustees

  • Gregory Amusu ’19

    Young Alumni Trustee

    Current Term: 2022-2026

    Philadelphia, PA

  • Photo of Love E. Anani, M.D. ’07

    Love E. Anani, M.D. ’07

    Physician • American Physician Partners

    Alumni Trustee

    Current Term: 2020-2024

    Nashville, TN

  • Mark S. Applebaum ’89

    Leland and Edith Smith Professor of Music • Stanford University

    Current Term: 2022-2026

    Menlo Park, CA

  • Photo of Emily L. Barr ’80

    Emily L. Barr ’80

    President and CEO (Retired) • Graham Media Group

    Current Term: 2021-2025

    Cape Elizabeth, ME

  • Photo of Alan R. Bauer ’74

    Alan R. Bauer ’74

    (Retired) • Progressive Insurance

    Current Term: 2021-2025

    Mill Valley, CA

  • Photo of Alison R. Byerly P ’15

    Alison R. Byerly P ’15

    President • Carleton

    Current Term: 2021-2025

    Northfield, MN

  • Vinaya B. Chepuri ’82, P ’17

    Cardiologist • Western Washington Medical Group

    Current Term: 2022-2026

    Mukilteo, WA

  • Stephen J. Davis ’88

    Partner • Banneker Partners LLC

    Current Term: 2021-2025

    San Francisco, CA

  • Photo of Arnold W. Donald ’76, P ’02

    Arnold W. Donald ’76, P ’02

    Vice Chair / Member of the Boards of Directors • Carnival Corporation

    Current Term: 2020-2024

    Saint Louis, MO

  • Herbert A. Fritch ’73

    President, HealthSpring (Retired) • Cigna-HealthSpring

    Current Term: 2021-2025

    Nashville, TN

  • Photo of Catherine L. Gunsbury ’89

    Catherine L. Gunsbury ’89

    Founding Partner • Solhem Companies LLC

    Alumni Trustee

    Current Term: 2019-2023

    Minneapolis, MN

  • John F. Harris ’85

    Founding Editor • Politico

    Current Term: 2019-2023

    Alexandria, VA

  • Dashini A. Jeyathurai ’08

    Director, Learning & Development and Employee Experience • Upstart

    Current Term: 2022-2026

    Oakland, CA

  • Photo of Leslie B. Kautz ’80, P ’15

    Leslie B. Kautz ’80, P ’15

    Senior Advisor (Retired) • Angeles Investment Advisors LLC

    Current Term: 2021-2025

    Los Angeles, CA

  • Photo of Pamela Kiecker Royall ’80

    Pamela Kiecker Royall ’80

    Head of Research, Marketing and Enrollment Solutions • EAB

    Current Term: 2019-2023

    Richmond, VA

  • Photo of Richard R. Kracum ’76, P ’07

    Richard R. Kracum ’76, P ’07

    Founder and Senior Advisor (Retired) • Wind Point Partners

    Current Term: 2019-2023

    Miami Beach, FL

  • Photo of Trace H. McCreary ’89, P ’24

    Trace H. McCreary ’89, P ’24

    President & CEO • Varden Capital Properties

    Current Term: 2022-2026

    Vero Beach, FL

  • Photo of Jeninne C. McGee ’85

    Jeninne C. McGee ’85

    Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer • Ameriprise Financial

    Current Term: 2021-2025

    Minnetonka, MN

  • Photo of Catherine J. Paglia ’74, P ’18

    Catherine J. Paglia ’74, P ’18

    Director • Enterprise Asset Management

    Current Term: 2021-2025

    Greenwich, CT

  • Photo of Steven C. Parrish P ’12

    Steven C. Parrish P ’12

    Founder • Steve Parrish Consulting Group, LLC

    Current Term: 2019-2023

    Westport, CT

  • Photo of Rolf S. Peters ’86

    Rolf S. Peters ’86

    CEO • AgMotion, Inc.

    Current Term: 2020-2024

    Lakeville, MN

  • Nicholas J. Puzak ’81, P ’20

    Private Enterprise (Retired) • Self Employed

    Current Term: 2020-2024

    Minneapolis, MN

  • Photo of Raul I. Raymundo ’87

    Raul I. Raymundo ’87

    Co-founder and CEO • The Resurrection Project

    Alumni Trustee

    Current Term: 2021-2025

    Chicago, IL

  • Photo of David B. Smith, Jr. ’88, P ’19

    David B. Smith, Jr. ’88, P ’19

    Executive Vice President and General Counsel • Mutual Fund Directors Forum

    Current Term: 2019-2023

    Chevy Chase, MD

  • Photo of Michael J. Sobaski ’15

    Michael J. Sobaski ’15

    Senior Director of Product Management • Wyze Labs

    Young Alumni Trustee

    Current Term: 2020-2024

    Seattle, WA

  • Photo of Alison M. von Klemperer ’82, P ’16

    Alison M. von Klemperer ’82, P ’16

    Consultant

    Current Term: 2019-2023

    Darien, CT

  • Photo of Wallace R. Weitz ’70, P ’96, P ’99, P ’02

    Wallace R. Weitz ’70, P ’96, P ’99, P ’02

    Founder and Co-CIO • Weitz Investment Management

    Current Term: 2021-2025

    Omaha, NE

  • Photo of Michael L. Wiebolt ’08

    Michael L. Wiebolt ’08

    Senior Managing Director, Global Head of Structured Finance • Blackstone

    Current Term: 2021-2025

    New York, NY

  • Photo of Candace E. Williams ’73, P ’06, P ’11, W ’73

    Candace E. Williams ’73, P ’06, P ’11, W ’73

    Attorney (Retired) • Self Employed

    Current Term: 2021-2025

    Austin, TX

  • Dana C. Wright ’95

    Director of Academic Program Development • University of Illinois Chicago

    Alumni Trustee

    Current Term: 2022-2026

    Chicago, IL

  • Photo of John L. Youngblood ’81, P ’14

    John L. Youngblood ’81, P ’14

    Managing Partner • Gallatin Capital LLC

    Current Term: 2020-2024

    South Kent, CT

Board of Trustee Liaisons

  • Melissa M. Albay ’90

    IT Business Analyst • WEX, Inc.

    Alumni Annual Fund Chair

    Edina, MN

  • Micah A. Evans ’02

    Science Teacher • Mesquite High School

    Alumni Council President

    Prosper, TX

  • Eva Camp P ’23

    Interim Executive Director • Full Circle Fund

    Parents Advisory Council Co-Chair

    Piedmont, CA

  • Jeffrey Camp P ’23

    Founder • Ed100

    Parents Advisory Council Co-Chair

    Piedmont, CA

Trustees Emeriti

  • Michael H. Armacost ’58, H ’89

    Shorenstein Distinguished Fellow (Retired) • Stanford University

    Trustee Term: 1994-2010

    Oakland, CA

  • William M. Bracken ’63

    Executive Advisor (Retired) • Northco Corporation

    Trustee Term: 1979-1983, 1984-2008

    Minneapolis, MN

  • Thomas G. Colwell ’52

    Chairman of the Board (Retired) • Colwell Industries, Inc.

    Trustee Term: 1991-2005

    Wayzata, MN

  • William C. Craine ’70, P ’00

    Treasurer • Chenango County

    Trustee Term: 1995-1999, 2000-2012, 2013-2021

    Sherburne, NY

  • Beth Boosalis Davis ’70

    (Retired) • Attorney

    Trustee Term: 1994-1998, 2002-2014

    Evanston, IL

  • David M. Diamond ’80

    President • David Diamond Associates

    Trustee Term: 1984-1988, 1999-2015

    New York, NY

  • Jack W. Eugster ’67, P ’02

    Chairman, President and CEO (Retired) • Musicland Stores Corporation

    Trustee Term: 1992-2016

    Excelsior, MN

  • William A. Feldt ’61, P ’87

    President, CEO, and Owner (Retired) • Flohr Metal Fabricators, Inc.

    Trustee Term: 1995-1999, 2001-2013

    Federal Way, WA

  • Elise M. Holschuh ’77

    Homemaker

    Trustee Term: 2008-2016

    Seattle, WA

  • Joyce A. Hughes ’61, H ’01

    Professor of Law • Northwestern University Law School

    Trustee Term: 1969-1994

    Chicago, IL

  • James E. Johnson ’64

    Executive Vice President (Retired) • Securian Financial

    Trustee Term: 1999-2003, 2008-2016

    Saint Paul, MN

  • Arthur D. Kowaloff ’68

    President • Kowaloff & Co. LLC

    Trustee Term: 2010-2018

    New York, NY

  • Keith A. Libbey ’59, P ’88, P ’91

    Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.

    Trustee Term: 1997-2012

    Afton, MN

  • Charles W. Lofgren ’62, P ’86, P ’87

    Chairman • ADE Inc.

    Trustee Term: 1996-2000, 2001-2010

    Chicago, IL

  • Earl A. Neil ’57

    Priest • St. Martin’s Anglican Church

    Trustee Term: 1971-2005

  • Robert W. Nelson ’62, P ’89, P ’91

    Vice President of Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis (Retired) • General Electric Company

    Trustee Term: 2000-2004, 2005-2013

    Wayzata, MN

  • Lawrence Perlman ’60, P ’89

    Trustee Term: 1986-1993, 1998-2013

    Wilson, WY

  • Jack W. Schuler P ’97

    Co-Founder / Chairman • Schuler Scholar Program

    Trustee Term: 1998-2014

    Lake Bluff, IL

  • Arthur R. Schulze, Jr. ’52

    Retired Vice Chairman of the Board (Retired) • General Mills, Inc.

    Trustee Term: 1977-2003

    Minneapolis, MN

  • Gary L. Sundem ’67

    Professor of Accounting Emeritus Foster School of Business (Retired) • University of Washington

    Trustee Term: 2009-2017

    Seattle, WA

  • Caesar F. Sweitzer ’72, P ’02, P ’06

    Senior Advisor (Retired) • Citigroup Global Markets Inc.

    Trustee Term: 1997-2001, 2002-2014

    Atlanta, GA

  • Bonnie M. Wheaton ’66, W ’66

    Circuit Judge • 18th Judicial Circuit Court, DuPage County IL

    Trustee Term: 2006-2010, 2011-2019

    Wheaton, IL

  • Sidney C. Wolff ’62, H ’85

    Director (Retired) • Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) Corporation

    Trustee Term: 1989-2013

    Tucson, AZ

  • Katherine W. Youngblood ’57, P ’81, W ’57

    Account Executive (Retired) • Zenger Miller

    Trustee Term: 1978-1982, 1992-2009

    Minneapolis, MN