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:
Jack W. Eugster '67, P'02

Vice Chairs:
Cathy Paglia '74, P'18
Wally Weitz '70, P'96, P'99, P'02

President:
Steven G. Poskanzer P'15

Secretary:
Thomas Bonner

Treasurer:
Frederick A. Rogers '72

President Emeritus:
Robert H. "Bob" Edwards H'86
Stephen R. Lewis, Jr. P'86, H'02
Robert A. Oden, Jr.

Treasurer Emeritus:
Frank I. Wright '50, P'77, P'78, H'90


Numbers denote Carleton class year; P = Parent of Carleton Student; H = Honorary Degree from Carleton

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Trustees

  • Nina M. Archabal H ’02
  • Director Emerita (Retired), Minnesota Historical Society
  • Current Term: 2011-2015
  • Saint Paul, MN
  • Carol A. Barnett ’86
  • Chief Commercial Officer, Anika Therapeutics
  • Current Term: 2014-2018
  • Bedford, MA
  • Dorothy H. Broom, Ph.D. ’66
  • International Advisor
  • Professor Emerita (Retired), National Centre for Epidemiology & Population Health
  • Current Term: 2013-2015
  • Canberra ACT
  • William C. Craine ’70, P ’00
  • Treasurer, Chenango County
  • Current Term: 2013-2017
  • Norwich, NY
  • David M. Diamond ’80
  • President, David Diamond Associates
  • Current Term: 2011-2015
  • New York, NY
  • Arnold W. Donald ’76, P ’02
  • CEO, Carnival Corporation
  • Current Term: 2011-2015
  • Saint Louis, MO
  • Jack W. Eugster ’67, P ’02
  • Chairman, President, and C.E.O. (Retired), Musicland Stores Corporation
  • Current Term: 2012-2016
  • Excelsior, MN
  • Maureen G. Gupta ’78
  • Current Term: 2013-2017
  • Bonsall, CA
  • John F. Harris ’85
  • Editor-in-Chief and Co-Founder, Politico
  • Current Term: 2014-2018
  • Arlington, VA
  • Elise M. Holschuh ’77
  • Marketing Consultant (Retired), Self Employed
  • Current Term: 2012-2016
  • Seattle, WA
  • James E. Johnson ’64
  • Executive Vice President (Retired), Securian Financial Group
  • Current Term: 2012-2016
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Michele F. Joy ’77
  • Alumni Trustee
  • General Manager, Pipeline Growth, Shell Oil Company
  • Current Term: 2014-2018
  • Houston, TX
  • Leslie B. Kautz ’80, P ’15
  • Principal, Angeles Investment Advisors LLC
  • Current Term: 2012-2016
  • Santa Monica, CA
  • Pamela Kiecker Royall ’80
  • Head of Research & Issue Analysis, Royall & Company
  • Current Term: 2014-2018
  • Richmond, VA
  • Arthur D. Kowaloff ’68
  • Kowaloff & Co. LLC
  • Current Term: 2014-2018
  • New York, NY
  • Marilyn M. Mccoy
  • Vice President for Administration & Planning, Northwestern University
  • Current Term: 2011-2015
  • Evanston, IL
  • William R. Mclaughlin
  • President and Chief Executive Officer (Retired), Select Comfort Corporation
  • Current Term: 2011-2015
  • Mound, MN
  • Bonnie J. Melville ’92
  • Alumni Trustee
  • Director of Operations, RedBrick Health
  • Current Term: 2012-2016
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Bradford T. Nordholm ’78, P ’06
  • Alumni Trustee
  • CEO and Managing Director, Starwood Energy Group Global, LLC
  • Current Term: 2013-2017
  • Greenwich, CT
  • Marc Noël P ’06
  • International Advisor
  • Chairman, Noël Group LLC
  • Current Term: 2014-2016
  • Zebulon, NC
  • Gary T. O’Brien P ’08, P ’10, P ’14
  • Managing Director, Quetico Partners LLC
  • Current Term: 2013-2017
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Catherine J. Paglia ’74, P ’18
  • Director, Enterprise Asset Management
  • Current Term: 2012-2016
  • New York, NY
  • Steven G. Poskanzer P ’15
  • President, Carleton College
  • Current Term: 2014-2018
  • Northfield, MN
  • David B. Smith, Jr. ’88
  • Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Mutual Fund Directors Forum
  • Current Term: 2014-2018
  • Washington, DC
  • Gary L. Sundem ’67
  • Professor of Accounting Emeritus (Retired), University of Washington
  • Current Term: 2013-2017
  • Seattle, WA
  • Alan C. Thiel ’71
  • Alumni Trustee
  • Partner, Thiel, Campbell, Gunderson, Anderson, and Levine, P.L.L.P.
  • Current Term: 2011-2015
  • Edina, MN
  • Brooks H. Wallin ’78, P ’12
  • International Advisor
  • President, Organic Stories SAS
  • Current Term: 2014-2016
  • Paris
  • Wallace R. Weitz ’70, P ’96, P ’99, P ’02
  • President, Weitz Investment Management
  • Current Term: 2012-2016
  • Omaha, NE
  • Justin B. Wender ’91
  • Managing Partner, Stella Point Capital, LLC
  • Current Term: 2012-2016
  • New York, NY
  • Bonnie M. Wheaton W ’66, ’66
  • Circuit Judge, 18th Judicial Circuit Court, DuPage County IL
  • Current Term: 2011-2015
  • Wheaton, IL
  • Byron X. White ’08
  • Young Alumni Trustee
  • Business Development, Google, Inc.
  • Current Term: 2014-2018
  • Mountain View, CA
  • Michael L. Wiebolt ’08
  • Young Alumni Trustee
  • Associate, Goldman, Sachs & Co.
  • Current Term: 2012-2016
  • New York, NY
  • Mark R. Williams ’73, P ’05, P ’11
  • Downstream Director (Retired), Royal Dutch Shell PLC
  • Current Term: 2013-2017
  • Austin, TX

Board of Trustee Liaisons

  • Don J. Frost, Jr. ’83, P ’13
  • Alumni Annual Fund Chair
  • Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
  • Trustee Term: 2008-2012
  • Washington, DC
  • Robert D. Smulian ’78
  • Alumni Council President
  • Vice President, Philanthropic Services, The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Laird Mcculloch P ’12, P ’15
  • Parents Advisory Council Co-Chair
  • Engineer, Timber River Properties
  • Redwood City, CA
  • Penelope J. Mcculloch P ’12, P ’15
  • Parents Advisory Council Co-Chair
  • Nurse, Tsung and Virmani Medical
  • Menlo Park, CA

Trustees Emeriti

  • Judd H. Alexander ’49, H ’01
  • Executive Vice President (Retired), James River Corporation
  • Trustee Term: 1974-2000
  • Exeter, NH
  • Michael H. Armacost ’58, H ’89
  • Shorenstein Distinquished Fellow, The Asia/Pacific Research Center
  • Trustee Term: 1994-2010
  • Stanford, CA
  • Kenneth Baum ’52
  • Chairman, George K. Baum Group, Inc.
  • Trustee Term: 1996-2004
  • Kansas City, MO
  • William M. Bracken ’63
  • Executive Advisor, Northco Corporation
  • Trustee Term: 1979-1983, 1984-2008
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Thomas G. Colwell ’52
  • Chairman of the Board, Colwell Industries, Inc.
  • Trustee Term: 1991-2005
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Louise E. Heffelfinger ’54
  • Therapist (Retired), Private Practice
  • Trustee Term: 1997-2008
  • Wayzata, MN
  • Joyce A. Hughes ’61, H ’01
  • Professor of Law, Northwestern University Law School
  • Trustee Term: 1969-1994
  • Chicago, IL
  • Charles W. Johnson
  • Retired VP and Group Executive, Industrial Systems (Retired), Honeywell International Inc.
  • Trustee Term: 1971-1994
  • Henderson, NV
  • Keith A. Libbey ’59, P ’88, P ’91
  • Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
  • Trustee Term: 1997-2012
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Lawrence Perlman ’60, P ’89
  • Trustee Term: 1986-1993, 1998-2013
  • Shoreview, MN
  • Henry H. Porter, Jr. P ’85
  • Private Investor (Retired), Porgroup, Inc.
  • Trustee Term: 1969-1993
  • Manchester, MA
  • Arthur R. Schulze, Jr. ’52
  • Retired Vice Chairman of the Board (Retired), General Mills, Inc.
  • Trustee Term: 1977-2003
  • Edina, MN
  • Katherine W. Youngblood ’57, P ’81
  • Retired Account Executive (Retired), Zenger Miller
  • Trustee Term: 1978-1982, 1992-2009
  • Edina, MN