True Friends Board of Directors

True Friends is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization governed by two boards: Operations and Foundation. These two boards 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.

Operations Board of Directors

Floyd Adelman Entrepreneur

Jeff Bangsberg Disability Advocate

Jeff Cowan Entrepreneur, Investor

Gaylen Ghylin Executive Vice President, Tiller Corporation

Jon Gordon, Chair President, JR Gordon LTD

Marilyn Hallstrom President, Hallstrom Consulting

Bob Harnett Senior Vice President, UBS Wealth Management

Nancy Koehler Nurse, Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose Schools

Carole Mills Parent of Camper

Shelly Nelson Senior Vice President of Marketing, Cambria

Mary O’Meara Director of Quality and Regulatory, Grain Millers

Peter Rundquist DPT Program Director, Concordia College

Bob Polland Retired Camp Director

John Woodward Vice President of Innovation, Constellation Solutions

Mary Ellen Wells Administrator, CentraCare Health – Monticello

Foundation Board of Directors

Lon Bencini Marketing Director, Getac Video Solutions

John Bredemus Vice President of Asset Liability Management/Strategic Asset Allocation, Allianz Investment Management

Jody Estensen Director of Brand Communications and Marketing, Regis Corporation

Gaylen Ghylin Executive Vice President, Tiller Corporation

Jon Gordon President, JR Gordon LTD

Chris Judson Off Road and International Markets, Polaris

Mary Kemp Murray President, Ideas That Kick

Steve Lacke, Chair COO, Constellation Mutual

Josh Storms Financial Advisor, The Columns Resource Group of Northwestern Mutual

John Silbaugh Financial Advisor

Jennifer Thalhuber CEO, Ablenet, Inc.