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Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is comprised of 21 board members who are deeply committed to University of Northwestern, its mission, and its initiatives. The Board of Trustees oversee all corporate duties for the institution. This governing board is responsible for fiduciary responsibilities, academic quality, strategic goal guidance, and appointment and evaluation of the President.

Paul Bierhaus

Retired US Colonel/Military Police
Former sales manager for 3M and...
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Margaret Diddams, Ph.D.

Editor, Christian Scholars Review
Principal Consultant, The...
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Megan Doyle

Principal, Wildamere Capital Management, Edina, MN

Mary Edwards, MPH

Executive Vice President
Fairview Health Services
Minneapolis, MN
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Stan Erickson

President & Chief Executive Officer
Liberty Capital,...
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Ginger Ewing, J.D.

Sr. Managing Partner & Private Wealth Advisor
Shine Wealth,...
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John Fuller, M.A.

Vice President, Audio
Focus on the Family
Colorado Springs, CO
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Leigh Harrison

Vice President/Principal, Hammel Green and Abrahamson, Minneapolis,...

Deborah Hedlund, J.D.

Retired Hennepin County State District Court Judge
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Corbin Hoornbeek, Ph.D.

President of University of Northwestern & Northwestern Media
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Mark L. Johnson

Managing Director, Wealth Advisor, RBC, Wayzata, MN
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George Kenworthy, D.Min.

Secretary of the UNW Board of Trustees
President & CEO, 2Restore,...
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Bud Lindstrand, MBA

Former President & CEO, Moda Health, Portland, OR
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Ramón Pastrano IV, D.Min, MSM, MATS

Founder, Third Sphere, LLC, Minneapolis, MN
Board Member,...
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Rev. Dr. Neal Rich, MBA

Vice Chair of the UNW Board of Trustees
Lead Pastor, Cedar Valley...
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Grover Sayre III, J.D.

Chair of the UNW Board of Trustees
Attorney/Shareholder of the...
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Tom Thompson, M.S.

President, Thompson Family Enterprises, Forest City, IA
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Stewart Van Duzer

1st Vice President - Director of Field Operations - Marketing,...
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Philip Vierling, MBA

President, Plumb Line Vision Inc., Hastings, MN
CEO of SubioMED
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Teresa Williams

President & CEO, Mains’l Services, Inc. Minneapolis, MN
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Sue Wilson, CPA

CFO, Driessen Water, Inc., Owatonna, MN
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