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Governance Committee

The Governance Committee is responsible for ongoing recommendations to enhance the quality and viability of MCF's board and governance. Its activities focus on inclusive governance, organizational bylaws, and board and committee recruitment practices. 

2023 Governance Committee Roster

  • Carolyn Link, Committee Chair, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation
  • Fayise Abrahim, Youthprise
  • Kevin Bennett, GHR Foundation
  • JoAnn Birkholz, Medica Foundation
  • Catherine Bitzan Amundsen, Lathrop GPM Foundation
  • Flor Treviño Frey, Frey Foundation of Minnesota
  • Tod Herskovitz, Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation
  • Pham Thi Hoa, Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies
  • Sam Holsen, Xcel Energy Foundation
  • Stephannie Lewis, Greater Twin Cities United Way
  • Dominic Papatola, Otto Bremer Trust