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
Secretary:
Vice Chairs:
Carol Barnett '86
Cathy Paglia '74, P'18
Treasurer:
Frederick A. Rogers '72
President:
Steven G. Poskanzer P'15
President Emeritus:
Robert H. "Bob" Edwards H'86
Stephen R. Lewis, Jr. P'86, H'02
Robert A. Oden, Jr.

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


Trustees

  • Love C. Anani, M.D. ’07

    Physician • American Physician Partners

    Alumni Trustee

    Current Term: 2020-2024

    Nashville, TN

  • Carol A. Barnett ’86

    Director, Planning & Operations • Medline Industries

    Current Term: 2018-2022

    Evanston, IL

  • Alan R. Bauer ’74

    (Retired) • Progressive Insurance

    Current Term: 2017-2021

    Mill Valley, CA

  • Lila Conlee ’15

    Software Developer • Cortico

    Young Alumni Trustee

    Current Term: 2018-2022

    Chicago, IL

  • William C. Craine ’70, P ’00

    Treasurer • Chenango County

    Current Term: 2017-2021

    Sherburne, NY

  • Stephen J. Davis ’88

    Partner • Banneker Partners LLC

    Current Term: 2017-2021

    San Francisco, CA

  • Arnold W. Donald ’76, P ’02

    President and Chief Executive Officer • Carnival Corporation

    Current Term: 2020-2024

    Saint Louis, MO

  • Herbert A. Fritch ’73

    President, HealthSpring (Retired) • Cigna-HealthSpring

    Current Term: 2017-2021

    Nashville, TN

  • Lia Gore, M.D. ’87

    Professor / Attending Physician • Univ. of Colorado, Children’s Hospital Colorado

    Alumni Trustee

    Current Term: 2018-2022

    Denver, CO

  • Catherine L. Gunsbury ’89

    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

  • Michael J. Hasenstab, Ph.D. ’95

    EVP, Portfolio Manager & CIO, Templeton Global Macro • Franklin Templeton

    Current Term: 2018-2022

    Hillsborough, CA

  • Pamela Kiecker Royall ’80

    Head of Research, Enrollment Services • EAB

    Current Term: 2019-2023

    Gloucester, VA

  • Richard R. Kracum ’76, P ’07

    Founder and Senior Advisor (Retired) • Wind Point Partners

    Current Term: 2019-2023

    Miami Beach, FL

  • Karl C. Kwok, BBS, MH ’71, H ’18

    Chairman • Wing On International Holdings Ltd.

    Current Term: 2018-2022

  • Larnzell Martin, Jr. ’72

    Judge (Retired) • Seventh Circuit Court of Maryland

    Alumni Trustee

    Current Term: 2017-2021

    Bowie, MD

  • Trace H. McCreary ’89, P ’24

    President & CEO • Varden Capital Properties, LLC

    Current Term: 2018-2022

    New York, NY

  • Laird McCulloch P ’12, P ’15

    President and Founder • NSW Corp.

    Current Term: 2020-2024

    Redwood City, CA

  • Jeninne C. McGee ’85

    Sr. Vice Pres.- Operational Risk & Enterprise Implementation • Ameriprise Financial

    Current Term: 2017-2021

    Minnetonka, MN

  • Catherine J. Paglia ’74, P ’18

    Director • Enterprise Asset Management

    Current Term: 2017-2021

    Greenwich, CT

  • Steven C. Parrish P ’12

    Founder • Steve Parrish Consulting Group, LLC

    Current Term: 2019-2023

    Westport, CT

  • Rolf S. Peters ’86

    CEO • AgMotion, Inc.

    Current Term: 2020-2024

    Lakeville, MN

  • Steven G. Poskanzer P ’15

    President • Carleton College

    Current Term: 2018-2022

    Northfield, MN

  • Nicholas J. Puzak ’81, P ’20

    Property Manager • Self Employed

    Current Term: 2020-2024

    Minneapolis, MN

  • Lise N. Revers ’85

    Self Employed

    Current Term: 2018-2022

    Weston, MA

  • David B. Smith, Jr. ’88, P ’19

    Executive Vice President and General Counsel • Mutual Fund Directors Forum

    Current Term: 2019-2023

    Chevy Chase, MD

  • Michael J. Sobaski ’15

    Director of Product Development • Wyze Labs

    Young Alumni Trustee

    Current Term: 2020-2024

    Seattle, WA

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

    Consultant

    Current Term: 2019-2023

    Darien, CT

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

    Founder and Co-CIO • Weitz Investment Management

    Current Term: 2017-2021

    Omaha, NE

  • Justin B. Wender ’91

    Managing Partner • Stella Point Capital LLC

    Current Term: 2017-2021

    New York, NY

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

    Attorney (Retired) • Self Employed

    Current Term: 2017-2021

    Austin, TX

  • John L. Youngblood ’81, P ’14

    Managing Partner • Gallatin Capital LLC

    Current Term: 2020-2024

    South Kent, CT

Board of Trustee Liaisons

  • Derek L. Fried ’93, P ’23, P ’23

    Senior Vice President • Wells Fargo Bank

    Alumni Council President

    Saint Paul, MN

  • Karen L. Schilling ’78

    Alumni Annual Fund Chair

    Minneapolis, MN

  • Karen L. Handelman P ’20, P ’23

    President • 501creative

    Parents Advisory Council Co-Chair

    Saint Louis, MO

  • Marc R. Hirshman P ’20, P ’23

    President • Twain Financial Partners

    Parents Advisory Council Co-Chair

    Saint Louis, MO

Trustees Emeriti

  • Michael H. Armacost ’58, H ’89

    Shorenstein Distinguished Fellow • Stanford University

    Trustee Term: 1994-2010

    Hillsborough, CA

  • George K. Baum ’52

    Chairman • George K. Baum Group, Inc.

    Trustee Term: 1996-2004

    Stilwell, KS

  • 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

  • Beth Boosalis Davis ’70

    (Retired) • Attorney

    Trustee Term: 1994-1998, 2002-2014

    Evanston, IL

  • 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

  • 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

  • Henry H. Porter, Jr. P ’85

    Private Investor (Retired) • Porgroup, Inc.

    Trustee Term: 1969-1993

    Manchester, MA

  • Jack W. Schuler P ’97

    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

    Chatham, NJ

  • 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

    Account Executive (Retired) • Zenger Miller

    Trustee Term: 1978-1982, 1992-2009

    Minneapolis, MN