Minneapolis, MN – The YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities, a leading nonprofit dedicated to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, recently elected at its annual meeting seven new members to its board of directors.

The newly elected members serving a three-year term as board directors for the class of 2021 include:

  • Marcus Fisher, President and CEO of Carmichael Lynch
  • Bill George, Senior Fellow of Harvard Business School
  • James Hereford, President and CEO of Fairview Health Services
  • Greg Munson, Managing Principal - City Lead, Transwestern
  • Andrea Walsh, President and CEO of HealthPartners
  • Walter White, President and CEO of Allianz North America
  • Norman Wright, Chief of Operations of Optum

In addition, community board representatives were appointed to serve a one-year term to the General Board and include:

  • Ann Beatty, Community Volunteer, Rochester Community Board
  • Jennifer Gale, River Heights Chamber of Commerce, West St. Paul Community Board
  • Bjorn Gunnerud, Community Volunteer, CycleHealth Community Board
  • Robert Thompson, Mairs & Powers, St. Paul Downtown Community Board
  • Tom Thompson, Regina Hospital of Allina Health, Hastings Community Board
  • Lica Tomizuka Sanborn, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP, Camp du Nord Community Board 

"The appointment of these board members represents the best and brightest leaders in our community to help guide the YMCA to better serve the youth, adults, families and seniors in the Twin Cities so all can thrive,” said Glen Gunderson, president and CEO of the YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities. “Their knowledge, skill and expertise along with their commitment to our community will be invaluable to the Y as we implement our strategic plan.”

About the YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities

The YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities is a leading nonprofit dedicated to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.  Established 162 years ago, the Ys provide life-strengthening services across the greater Twin Cities metro region, southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin communities.  The 29 Y locations and program sites, seven overnight camps, 10 day camps, and more than 90 child care sites engage more than 350,000 men, women and children of all ages, incomes and backgrounds.  To learn more about the Y’s mission and work, visit www.ymcamn.org.