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

  • Carol A. Barnett ’86
  • Current Term: 2014-2018
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • Dorothy H. Broom, Ph.D. ’66
  • International Advisor
  • Professor Emerita (Retired), Australian National University
  • Current Term: 2015-2017
  • Canberra ACT
  • William C. Craine ’70, P ’00
  • Treasurer, Chenango County
  • Current Term: 2013-2017
  • Norwich, NY
  • Jack W. Eugster ’67, P ’02
  • 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
  • Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Politico
  • Current Term: 2014-2018
  • Arlington, VA
  • Michael J. Hasenstab ’95
  • Executive VP & Chief IO for Global Bonds, Fixed Income Group, Franklin Templeton
  • Current Term: 2014-2018
  • San Mateo, CA
  • 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
  • Vice President, Regulatory and Major Projects, Shell Midstream Partners, L.P.
  • Current Term: 2014-2018
  • Houston, TX
  • Martha H. Kaemmer ’66, P ’95
  • Partner, HRK Group, Inc.
  • Current Term: 2015-2019
  • St. Paul, MN
  • 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, Royall & Company
  • Current Term: 2014-2018
  • Richmond, VA
  • Arthur D. Kowaloff ’68
  • Kowaloff & Co. LLC
  • Current Term: 2014-2018
  • New York, NY
  • Richard R. Kracum ’76, P ’07
  • Managing Director, Wind Point Partners
  • Current Term: 2015-2019
  • Chicago, IL
  • 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
  • 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 C. Parrish P ’12
  • Founder, Steve Parrish Consulting Group, LLC
  • Current Term: 2015-2019
  • Westport, CT
  • Steven G. Poskanzer P ’15
  • President, Carleton College
  • Current Term: 2014-2018
  • Northfield, MN
  • David B. Smith, Jr. ’88, P ’19
  • Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Mutual Fund Directors Forum
  • Current Term: 2014-2018
  • Washington, DC
  • William P. Sterling ’76, P ’05, P ’08, P ’11
  • President & CIO, Trilogy Global Advisors
  • Current Term: 2015-2019
  • New York, NY
  • Gary L. Sundem ’67
  • Professor of Accounting Emeritus Foster School of Business (Retired), University of Washington
  • Current Term: 2013-2017
  • Seattle, WA
  • 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: 2015-2019
  • 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 ’06, P ’11
  • Downstream Director (Retired), Royal Dutch Shell PLC
  • Current Term: 2013-2017
  • Austin, TX
  • Alison M. Von Klemperer ’82, P ’16
  • Consultant, Consultant
  • Current Term: 2015-2019
  • Darien, CT

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
  • Simon J. Foster P ’16
  • Parents Advisory Council Co-Chair
  • Partner, SpencerStuart
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Nikki L. Sorum P ’16
  • Parents Advisory Council Co-Chair
  • Senior Vice President, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans
  • Minneapolis, MN

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 (Retired), Colwell Industries, Inc.
  • Trustee Term: 1991-2005
  • Wayzata, 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
  • 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