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:
Wally Weitz '70, P'96, P'99, P'02

Vice Chairs:
Carol Barnett '86
Cathy Paglia '74, P'18

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.


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

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Trustees

  • Mark S. Applebaum ’89
  • Alumni Trustee
  • Leland and Edith Smith Professor of Music, Stanford University
  • Current Term: 2015-2019
  • Stanford, CA
  • Carol A. Barnett ’86
  • Director, Planning & Operations, Medline Industries
  • Current Term: 2018-2022
  • Northfield, IL
  • McKay Barra ’10
  • Young Alumni Trustee
  • Director, NMG/NMH Operations, Northwestern Medicine
  • Current Term: 2016-2020
  • Chicago, IL
  • Alan R. Bauer ’74
  • Group President, Direct Business (Retired), Progressive Insurance
  • Current Term: 2017-2021
  • Mill Valley, CA
  • Lillian J. Conlee ’15
  • Young Alumni Trustee
  • Software Developer, Cypress.io
  • Current Term: 2018-2022
  • Chicago, IL
  • William C. Craine ’70, P ’00
  • Treasurer, Chenango County
  • Current Term: 2017-2021
  • Norwich, NY
  • Stephen J. Davis ’88
  • Partner, Banneker Partners
  • Current Term: 2017-2021
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Arnold W. Donald ’76, P ’02
  • President and Chief Executive Officer, Carnival Corporation
  • Current Term: 2016-2020
  • Saint Louis, MO
  • Herbert A. Fritch ’73
  • President, HealthSpring (Retired), Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Current Term: 2017-2021
  • Nashville, TN
  • Lia Gore, M.D. ’87
  • Alumni Trustee
  • Professor / Attending Physician, Univ. of Colorado, Children's Hospital Colorado
  • Current Term: 2018-2022
  • Aurora, CO
  • Michael J. Hasenstab, Ph.D. ’95
  • EVP, Portfolio Manager & CIO, Templeton Global Macro, Franklin Templeton
  • Current Term: 2018-2022
  • San Mateo, CA
  • Richard R. Kracum ’76, P ’07
  • Managing Director, Wind Point Partners
  • Current Term: 2015-2019
  • Chicago, IL
  • Karl C. Kwok, MH ’71, H ’18
  • Chairman, Wing On International Holdings Ltd.
  • Current Term: 2018-2022
  • Hong Kong
  • Larnzell Martin, Jr. ’72
  • Alumni Trustee
  • Judge (Retired), Seventh Circuit Court of Maryland
  • Current Term: 2017-2021
  • Upper Marlboro, MD
  • Trace H. McCreary ’89
  • President & CEO, Varden Capital Properties
  • Current Term: 2018-2022
  • New York, NY
  • Laird McCulloch P ’12, P ’15
  • President and Founder, NSW Corp
  • Current Term: 2016-2020
  • Portland, OR
  • Jeninne C. McGee ’85
  • Sr. Vice Pres.-Operational Risk & Enterprise Implementation, Ameriprise Financial
  • Current Term: 2017-2021
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Catherine J. Paglia ’74, P ’18
  • Director, Enterprise Asset Management
  • Current Term: 2017-2021
  • New York, NY
  • Steven C. Parrish P ’12
  • Founder, Steve Parrish Consulting Group, LLC
  • Current Term: 2015-2019
  • Westport, CT
  • Rolf S. Peters ’86
  • CEO, AgMotion, Inc.
  • Current Term: 2016-2020
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Steven G. Poskanzer P ’15
  • President, Carleton College
  • Current Term: 2018-2022
  • Northfield, MN
  • Nicholas J. Puzak ’81, P ’20
  • Property Manager, Self Employed
  • Current Term: 2016-2020
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Lise N. Revers ’85
  • Self Employed
  • Current Term: 2018-2022
  • Weston, MA
  • Frances L. Spangler ’91
  • Alumni Trustee
  • CFO, Sugarloaf Crush
  • Current Term: 2016-2020
  • Healdsburg, CA
  • William P. Sterling ’76, P ’05, P ’08, P ’11
  • CEO & CIO, Trilogy Global Advisors
  • Current Term: 2015-2019
  • Winter Park, FL
  • Wallace R. Weitz ’70, P ’96, P ’99, P ’02
  • Founder and Co-CIO, Weitz Investment Management
  • Current Term: 2017-2021
  • Omaha, NE
  • Justin B. Wender ’91
  • Managing Partner, Stella Point Capital, LLC
  • Current Term: 2017-2021
  • New York, NY
  • Bonnie M. Wheaton W ’66, ’66
  • Circuit Judge, 18th Judicial Circuit Court, DuPage County IL
  • Current Term: 2015-2019
  • Wheaton, IL
  • Candace E. Williams ’73, W ’73, P ’06, P ’11
  • Attorney (Retired), Self Employed
  • Current Term: 2017-2021
  • Austin, TX
  • John L. Youngblood ’81, P ’14
  • Managing Partner, Gallatin Capital LLC
  • Current Term: 2016-2020
  • New York, NY
  • Alison M. von Klemperer ’82, P ’16
  • Consultant
  • Current Term: 2015-2019
  • Darien, CT

Board of Trustee Liaisons

  • Derek L. Fried ’93
  • Alumni Council President
  • Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo Bank
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Karen L. Schilling ’78
  • Alumni Annual Fund Chair
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Mary A. Blodgett P ’20
  • Parents Advisory Council Co-Chair
  • (Retired), Kirkland & Ellis
  • Seattle, WA
  • Carlton F. Calvin P ’20
  • Parents Advisory Council Co-Chair
  • CEO/Owner, RazorUSA
  • Seattle, WA

Trustees Emeriti

  • Michael H. Armacost ’58, H ’89
  • Shorenstein Distinguished Fellow, Stanford University
  • Trustee Term: 1994-2010
  • Stanford, CA
  • George K. Baum ’52
  • Chairman, George K. Baum Group, Inc.
  • Trustee Term: 1996-2004
  • Kansas City, MO
  • William M. Bracken ’63
  • Executive Advisor (Retired), 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
  • Beth Boosalis Davis ’70
  • (Retired), Attorney
  • Trustee Term: 1994-1998, 2002-2014
  • Evanston, IL
  • Jack W. Eugster ’67, P ’02
  • Chairman, President and CEO (Retired), Musicland Stores Corporation
  • Trustee Term: 1992-2016
  • Excelsior, MN
  • William A. Feldt ’61, P ’87
  • President, CEO, and Owner (Retired), Flohr Metal Fabricators, Inc.
  • Trustee Term: 1995-1999, 2001-2013
  • Federal Way, WA
  • Joyce A. Hughes ’61, H ’01
  • Professor of Law, Northwestern University Law School
  • Trustee Term: 1969-1994
  • Chicago, IL
  • James E. Johnson ’64
  • Executive Vice President (Retired), Securian Financial
  • Trustee Term: 1999-2003, 2008-2016
  • Saint Paul, MN
  • Keith A. Libbey ’59, P ’88, P ’91
  • Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
  • Trustee Term: 1997-2012
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Robert W. Nelson ’62, P ’89, P ’91
  • Vice President of Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis (Retired), General Electric Company
  • Trustee Term: 2000-2004, 2005-2013
  • Boca Raton, FL
  • Lawrence Perlman ’60, P ’89
  • Trustee Term: 1986-1993, 1998-2013
  • Wilson, WY
  • Henry H. Porter, Jr. P ’85
  • Private Investor (Retired), Porgroup, Inc.
  • Trustee Term: 1969-1993
  • Manchester, MA
  • Jack W. Schuler P ’97
  • Schuler Scholar Program
  • Trustee Term: 1998-2014
  • Lake Forest, IL
  • Arthur R. Schulze, Jr. ’52
  • Retired Vice Chairman of the Board (Retired), General Mills, Inc.
  • Trustee Term: 1977-2003
  • Edina, MN
  • Caesar F. Sweitzer ’72, P ’02, P ’06
  • Senior Advisor (Retired), Citigroup Global Markets Inc.
  • Trustee Term: 1997-2001, 2002-2014
  • Chatham, NJ
  • Sidney C. Wolff ’62, H ’85
  • Director (Retired), Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) Corporation
  • Trustee Term: 1989-2013
  • Tucson, AZ
  • Katherine W. Youngblood ’57, P ’81
  • Account Executive (Retired), Zenger Miller
  • Trustee Term: 1978-1982, 1992-2009
  • Edina, MN