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

Carol Barnett ’86
Cathy Paglia ’74, P’18

President

Steven G. Poskanzer P’15

Secretary

Treasurer

Eric Runestad

Presidents Emeriti

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

  • Photo of Love C. Anani, M.D. ’07

    Love C. Anani, M.D. ’07

    Physician • American Physician Partners

    Alumni Trustee

    Current Term: 2020-2024

    Nashville, TN

  • Photo of Carol A. Barnett ’86

    Carol A. Barnett ’86

    Director, Planning & Operations • Medline Industries

    Current Term: 2018-2022

    Evanston, IL

  • Photo of Alan R. Bauer ’74

    Alan R. Bauer ’74

    (Retired) • Progressive Insurance

    Current Term: 2017-2021

    Mill Valley, CA

  • Photo of Lila Conlee ’15

    Lila Conlee ’15

    Software Developer • Cortico

    Young Alumni Trustee

    Current Term: 2018-2022

    Chicago, IL

  • Photo of William C. Craine ’70, P ’00

    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

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

    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

  • Photo of Lia Gore, M.D. ’87

    Lia Gore, M.D. ’87

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

    Alumni Trustee

    Current Term: 2018-2022

    Denver, CO

  • Photo of Catherine L. Gunsbury ’89

    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

  • Photo of Pamela Kiecker Royall ’80

    Pamela Kiecker Royall ’80

    Head of Research, Enrollment Services • 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 Karl C. Kwok, BBS, MH ’71, H ’18

    Karl C. Kwok, BBS, MH ’71, H ’18

    Chairman • Wing On International Holdings Ltd.

    Current Term: 2018-2022

  • Photo of Larnzell Martin, Jr. ’72

    Larnzell Martin, Jr. ’72

    Senior Judge • Seventh Circuit Court of Maryland

    Alumni Trustee

    Current Term: 2017-2021

    Bowie, MD

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

    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

  • Photo of Jeninne C. McGee ’85

    Jeninne C. McGee ’85

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

    Current Term: 2017-2021

    Minnetonka, MN

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

    Catherine J. Paglia ’74, P ’18

    Director • Enterprise Asset Management

    Current Term: 2017-2021

    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

  • Photo of Steven G. Poskanzer P ’15

    Steven G. Poskanzer P ’15

    President • Carleton College

    Current Term: 2018-2022

    Northfield, MN

  • Nicholas J. Puzak ’81, P ’20

    Property Manager (Retired) • Self Employed

    Current Term: 2020-2024

    Minneapolis, MN

  • Photo of Lise N. Revers ’85

    Lise N. Revers ’85

    Self Employed

    Current Term: 2018-2022

    Weston, MA

  • 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

  • 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: 2017-2021

    Omaha, NE

  • Justin B. Wender ’91

    Managing Partner • Stella Point Capital LLC

    Current Term: 2017-2021

    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: 2017-2021

    Austin, TX

  • 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

  • Amy M. Bevilacqua ’89

    Alumni Council President

    Alexandria, VA

  • Austin Lau ’05

    Director, Strategic Partnerships • Vimeo

    Alumni Annual Fund Chair

    Boulder, CO

  • 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

    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

    Account Executive (Retired) • Zenger Miller

    Trustee Term: 1978-1982, 1992-2009

    Minneapolis, MN