WSU Foundation Board

The Winona State University Foundation is comprised of Trustees, representing a variety of occupational and economic backgrounds, who provide general counsel and financial support to enhance higher education at WSU. A Foundation Trustee is part of the WSU Advancement team. Their experience, judgment, and special expertise will strengthen the University and its services for the students and citizens of our region.


WSU Foundation Board Leadership


Thom Kieffer


Chair Elect

Greg Evans 

Immediate Past Chair

Dan Mortensen


Jim Meyer



Bob Strauss

Scott Olson

WSU President / Trustee

Scott Olson

Foundation Trustees

Mike Arnold


Robert Befidi

Robert Befidi


Howard Bicker


George Bolon


Bob Brewer 



Debra Eagle


Mike Ericson


Karen Fawcett

Ted Fredrickson 

 Chops Hancock


 Donna Helble

Steve Heuslein

Scott Johnson

 Scott Johnson

John McShea

    Tim Missling       


Ken Mogren


Robert Neis


Mark Nichols


Scott Opfer


Dick Record


Dave Rubenstein


Dan Rukavina


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Jon Schmitz


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Marc Spieler 


Tom Taylor


Jolene Vaselaar


John Weis

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Roscoe Young