UWNEMN Board of Directors

Map of Minnesota in the background. In the foreground, a blue image of the state with UWNEMN's service area highlighted and the words Great Things Happen When You Give Where You Live.

Further your contribution to the region by rolling up your sleeves and getting to work on UWNEMN's Board of Directors!

Click here to learn more about board expectations and our organization as a whole.

If you'd like to apply, please fill out the form below.

Thank you for your interest in joining United Way of Northeastern Minnesota's Board of Directors!

UWNEMN board terms are three years. Board expectations include (but are not limited to):

  • attend monthly meetings
  • contribute to UWNEMN (financially, through volunteerism, and with ideas)
  • advocate for UWNEMN and its partner agencies (ex: share social media posts, assist in setting up United Way campaign at your workplace, sell raffle tickets, help secure sponsorships or donations, etc.)

For a full list of board expectations and more details on what it means to serve on UWNEMN's Board of Directors, click here.

Please fill out the form below for consideration for board service, and someone from the organization will be in touch with you for next steps.

Contact Information
Please indicate the skills and/or perspectives you could contribute to our board:
Can you regularly attend board meetings?
Please indicate any and all UWNEMN volunteer opportunities that are of interest to you.
Please indicate which of UWNEMN's targeted issues you are particularly passionate about.
Are you willing to attend a one-hour training session for new Board members within three months of your appointment?
Do you currently donate to support UWNEMN's work?

Conflict of Interest Policy

1) Please click here to download UWNEMN's Conflict of Interest Policy.

2) Read and fill out in its entirety.

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Board Member


Chrissy Bartovich U. S. Steel - Minnesota Ore Operations
Dianne Buhrow Essentia Health
Chad Buus U.S. Steel - Minntac
Eric Clement Minnesota Power 
Dean DeBeltz Twin Metals Minnesota (Board President)
Alicia Dick St. Louis County School District
Jennifer Ford Entrepreneur Fund
Jack Furlong Ameriprise Financial
LaTisha Gietzen Community Member
Jennie Hipple U. S. Steel Minntac USW #1938
Matt Hiti Cleveland-Cliffs Hibbing Taconite, USW Local 2705
Paul Janssen Paul J. Janssen CPA
Jaime Johnson Cleveland-Cliffs Minorca Mine
Breanne Katrin Delta Air Lines
Ashley Kjenaas NorthRidge Community Credit Union
April Klander Fairview Range
Marci Knight Park State Bank
Dan Kotnik Retired, U.S. Steel Keetac, USW Local 2660
Stacy Kuusinen BlueCross BlueShield of Minnesota
Frank LaMusga

Retired, Cleveland-Cliffs Hibbing Taconite, USW Local 2705

Julie Lucas Mining Minnesota
Jeannie Nobens Minnesota Twist Drill
Mike Norton Retired, Cleveland-Cliffs United Taconite 
Robb Peterson  Cleveland-Cliffs Minorca Mine
Nick Renollet Lakehead Constructors Inc.
Laura Rosier Northland Learning Center
Greg Schulzetenberg Lake Country Power
Samantha Silcox Edward's Oil & Propane
Jim Skalski Iracore
Nikki Skifstad PCA