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 strengthens the University and its services to students and community citizens.
WSU Foundation Board Leadership
Bob Strauss '76
Retired, VP of Business Development, Fastenal Company
WSU Foundation Executive Director
Immediate Past Chair
President & Chief Executive Officer, Merchants Bank, N.A.
Bonnie Clipper ‘87
Silver Spring, MD
VP of Nursing Practice and Innovation, American Nurses Association
Mary Elliott ’77
Retired Senior VP and Worldwide Fidelity and Surety Claims Manager, Chubb Group Insurance
Michael Russell ’84
Vice President, Surety Marketing Manager
Federated Insurance Director, Granite RE