Board of Regents

The Wartburg College Board of Regents governs the mission and activities of the institution. The board is comprised of the following members:

Mike McCoy

Chairman of the Board
Ellison Bay, WI
Retired CFO
Hormel Corporation

Dr. Grady Ballenger
Vice Chair of the Board
Chair, Student Life and
    Learning Committee
DeLand, FL
Professor of English
Stetson University

Sharon Corrigan ’80
Vice Chair of the Board
Chair, Enrollment
   Management Committee
Sparta, NJ
Director Customer Relationships and Insights
Jaguar Land Rover NA, LLC

Ed Engelbrecht ’82
Vice Chair of the Board
Chair, Business and
   Finance Committee
Maple Grove, MN
Pella MN

Ray McCaskey ’65
Past Chair of the Board
Vice Chair of the Board
Chair, Audit Committee
Chicago, IL 
Retired CEO
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Illinois

Rachel Riensche ’80

Vice Chair of the Board
Chair, Governance Committee
Edina, MN

Andrea Westmeyer ’89
Vice Chair of the Board
Chair, Institutional Advancement
Clive, IA 

The Rev. James Arends

LaCrescent, MN
La Crosse Area Synod-ELCA

Ruth Bahe-Jachna ’80

Hammond, IN
Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Tom Buchheim ’93
Alumni Board President-Elect
Sun Prairie, WI
Executive Social Media Advisor
American Family Insurance

Rev. Dr. Stephen Bouman
Chicago, IL
Executive Director

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

Amy Kilgus Chamley
Champaign, IL
Preschool Director

Sunny Chowdhury ’92
Dhaka, Bangladesh

Dr. Darrel Colson
Waverly, IA
Wartburg College

Janet Felberg ’75
Laguna Beach, CA
Retired Marketing Executive

Dr. Marilyn Flachman ’60
Westminster, CO 
Retired Librarian

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

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

Mark Hanawalt
Waverly, IA
United Equipment Accessories, Inc.

Rev. Dr. Sherman Hicks
Chicago, IL 
Retired ELCA Director

Gary Hoover

Scottsdale, AZ 
Retired Engineer

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 Community Officer
Four Oaks

Jack Salzwedel ’82
Middleton, WI 

American Family Insurance

Günter Schuchardt

Eisenach, Germany
Wartburg Castle

Sara Tomson-Hooper ’89
Eatonton, GA
Assoc. Director of Strategic Support
Habitat for Humanity International

Rev. Dr. Steven Ullestad ’75
Hon. D. ’92
Cedar Falls, IA
Northeastern Iowa Synod-ELCA

Dr. Gil Wessel ’59
Tomahawk, WI 
Retired Physician