Board of Regents

Chairman of the Board
Ray McCaskey ‘65
Chicago, IL
Retired CEO
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Illinois

Vice Chair of the Board
Chair, Enrollment
Management Committee

Ruth Bahe-Jachna ‘80
Hammond, IN
Attorney
Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Vice Chair of the Board
Chair, Student Life and
Learning Committee

Dr. Grady Ballenger
DeLand, FL
Dean, College of Arts & Sciences
Stetson University

Vice Chair of the Board
Chair, Business and
Finance Committee

Mike McCoy
Ellison Bay, WI
Retired CFO
Hormel Corporation

Vice Chair of the Board
Chair, Governance Committee

Rachel Riensche ‘80
Edina, MN
Attorney
Minnesota Public Radio

Vice Chair of the Board
Chair, Institutional Advancement
Committee

Jack Salzwedel ’82
Middleton, WI
CEO
American Family Insurance

Chair, Audit Committee
Robert J. Severson ‘66
Ferryville, WI
Retired CFO

The Rev. James Arends
La Crosse, WI
Bishop
La Crosse Area Synod
ELCA

Mark Baldwin
Cedar Falls, IA
Retired
Iowa Laser Technology, Inc.

Dorothy Bowen ‘53
Anaheim, CA
Retired Nurse

Dr. Hans-Peter Brodhun
Hon. D. ‘95
Eisenach, Germany
City Planning Consultant

Dr. Darrel Colson
Waverly, IA
President
Wartburg College

Dr. Delford Doherty ‘06
Alumni Board President
Blaine, MN
Senior Consultant
The Burchfield Group

Janet Felberg ‘75
Laguna Beach, CA
Retired Marketing Executive

Dr. Marilyn Flachman ‘60
Westminster, CO
Retired Librarian

Barbara Gamez Sims ‘98
Alumni Board President-Elect
Rochester, MN
Attorney/Tech Licensing Manager
Mayo Clinic

Fred Hagemann ‘67
Waverly, IA
President and CEO
Cedar Investment Company

Sherman Hicks
Chicago, IL
Exec Director-Multicultural Ministries
ELCA

Gary Hoover
Scottsdale, AZ
Retired Engineer

The Rev. Michael Housholder
West Des Moines, IA
Senior Pastor
Lutheran Church of Hope

Joann Kilgus
Morrison, IL
Retired Teacher

Kirk Kinnear ‘78
Oklahoma City, OK
VP Crude Oil Logistics
Continental Resources, Inc.

Jim Loveridge ‘69
Brookfield, WI
Private Investor

Liz Mathis
Cedar Rapids, IA
State Senator
Chief Information Officer
Four Oaks

Günter Schuchardt
Eisenach, Germany
Captain
Wartburg Castle

The Rev. Dr. Steven Ullestad ‘75
Cedar Falls, IA
Bishop
Northeastern Iowa Synod
ELCA

Dr. Gil Wessel ‘59
Tomahawk, WI
Retired Physician

Andrea Westmeyer ‘89
Clive, IA
Owner
MeasurementMojo