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COMMITTEES

Executive

Jeffrey Wencl, President*

Steven Matthews, Vice-President*

Michele Beeksma, Secretary

Ronald Hein, Treasurer

Nicholas Jensen, Executive Director (ex officio)*

*The President, Vice-President and Executive Director shall be ex-officio Members of all committees and task forces", per Society bylaws.

Karen Keenan

Linda Nervick

Nick Wognum

Audit and Finance

Ronald Hein, Chair

Robert Baeumler

Tim Grover

Nominating and Governance

TBD, Chair

Donna Bergstrom 

Nick Wognum

Affiliate Relations

Nick Wognum, Ely-Winton Historical Society

Mary Keyes, Hibbing Historical Society

Charles Palmquist, Minnesota Museum of Mining

Mary "Mickey" White, SISU Heritage, Inc.

Linda Folstad, Tower-Soudan Historical Society

Darrel Swenson, Virginia Area Historical Society

Museum Operations and Archives Operations

Michele Beeksma, Chair

Leone Graf

Dennis Hughes

Karen Keenan

American Indian Advisory (AIAC)

Vernon Zacher, Chair, Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

Jaylen Strong, Bois Forte Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

Marie Spry, Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

Michael Gillespie, at large representative, Oglala Lakota

Michele Beeksma, at large representative, Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

Mining Industry Advisory (MIAC)

Ronald Hein, Chair

Jim Scott

Bruce Mars

Rick Crum

Kristin Vake

Al Hodnik

Veterans Memorial Hall Advisory (VMHAC)

Andrew Meyer, Chair

Donna Bergstrom

Ronald Hein

Dennis Hughes

Scott Markle

Daniel Streu

Robert Thomson

Nadine Wells

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