Meet our Board

True Friends is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization governed by two boards: Operations and Foundation, who will meet periodically to provide oversight and guidance to the organization’s activities. From former camp staff to local health care professionals, to entrepreneurs and financial experts, True Friends is supported by a group of individuals offering unwavering dedication and commitment to our mission.

Board of Directors Operations

Gaylen
Ghylin

Board Treasurer

Executive Vice President, Tiller Corporation

Jon
Gordon

Board Member

Accounting Professional, JR Gordon LTD

Marilyn
Hallstrom

Board Member

President, Hallstrom Consulting

Nancy
Koehler

Board Member

Nurse, Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose Schools

Shelly
Nelson

Board Member

Senior Vice President of Marketing, Cambria

Mary
O'Meara

Board Member

Director of Quality and Regulatory, Grain Millers

Peter
Rundquist

Board Member

DPT Program Director, Concordia College

Bob
Polland

Board Member

Retired Camp Director

John
Woodward

Board Member

Chief Revenue Officer, Corvex Connected Worker, Inc.

Mary
Ellen Wells

Board Chair

Administrator, CentraCare Health - Monticello

John
LeBlanc

President and CEO

President and CEO, True Friends

Kathy
Miron

Board Member

Community Volunteer, Speech Therapist/Retired/Homeward Bound, Inc.

Deb
Salhus

Board Member

Director, Revenue Cycle, Fraser

Jeff
Schrock

Board Member

CEO, VAA, LLC.

Ashley
Jones Turner

Board Member

Paralegal, Kelly & Lemmons P.A.

Peter
Ramme

Board Member

Real Estate Developer/Retired/Owner/President, Healey Ramme Company

Courtney
Miller

Board Member

Registered Nurse, Fairview Health Services

Rob
Otos

Board Member

Senior Executive - Human Resources, Otos Consulting Group, LLC

Mark
Zastrow

Board Member

Development Leadership Professional/Retired

Board of DirectorsFoundation

Lon
Bencini

Board Secretary

Marketing Director, Getac Video Solutions

Jody
Estensen

Board Member

Director of Brand Communications and Marketing, Regis Corporation

Gaylen
Ghylin

Board Treasurer

Executive Vice President, Tiller Corporation

Chris
Judson

Board Member

Off Road and International Markets, Polaris

Mary
Kemp Murray

Board Vice Chair

President, Ideas that Kick

Steve
Lacke

Board Chair

COO, Constellation Mutual

Josh
Storms

Board Member

Financial Advisor, The Columns Resource Group of Northwestern Mutual

Jennifer
Thalhuber

Board Member

CEO, Ablenet, Inc.

Marilyn
Hallstrom

Board Member

President, Hallstrom Consulting

John
LeBlanc

President and CEO

President and CEO, True Friends

Joe
Hanson

Board Member

Financial Advisor, RBC Wealth Management

Lori
Trygg

Board Member

Community Volunteer, Retired Legal Counsel

Brent
Miller

Board Member

Assistant Vice President & Fixed Income, Mairs and Power, Inc.

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