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2023 Annual Conference Committee & Partners

Thank you to this year's Program and Conference Committee and Conference Partners.

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Conference and Program Committee

Minnesota Council on Foundations: Founded in 1969, MCF brings together Minnesota's philanthropic community each year, under the leadership of the MCF Conference and Program Committee:

  • Jenny Johnson, Committee Chair, Old National Bank
  • Nate Dorr, Northwest Minnesota Foundation
  • Anna Bosak, Andersen Corporate Foundation
  • Imee Cambronero, 3M Foundation
  • Colleen O’Keefe, Sauer Family Foundation
  • JoAnne Peters, Patrick & Aimee Butler Family Foundation
  • Mercedes Plendl, Better Way Foundation
  • Becky Stibbe, Thrivent
  • Caryn Thor Lesser, Greater Twin Cities United Way
  • Kelly Webster, Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation
  • Nancy Zallek, Mankato Area Foundation
  • Tenzin Nordon, GHR Foundation

Conference Partners 

Countering Hate: The hosts of Countering Hate include Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation, the Minnesota Council of Churches, and the Muslim American Society of Minnesota. Countering Hate convenes philanthropic leaders — staff and board members — from across Minnesota to create a space for reflective conversation about hate, white supremacy and philanthropy's responsibility to step into its power to combat these societal ills. Learn more here.