Community Involvement

Stout University Foundation | Colleen served as a member of the board of directors for the Stout University Foundation which encourages individuals and organizations to make financial gifts and grants to support student scholarships and teaching excellence at the University of Wisconsin-Stout.

UW Stout


YMCA Midway | Colleen served on the capital campaign steering committee for the YMCA Midway to help raise funds to build a new 50,000 square foot facility on University Avenue in St. Paul.



Children’s Home Society of MN/Lutheran Social Services | Colleen’s Role: Benefactor to the Inspiration Society of Nepal (ISN), an International Child Welfare project, and key advisor to staff regarding ISN’s fundraising initiatives and fiscal oversight of its operations and facility.



Basilica of Saint Mary | Colleen’s Role: Colleen was the chair of the Development Committee from 2005-2007, Planned Giving Development Committee Representative and volunteer 1999-2005.



Midway Chamber of Commerce | Colleen’s Role: Colleen served on the Board of Directors from 1998-2004, and was president of the organization from 2001-2002.



League of Women Voters of St. Paul | Colleen’s Role: Colleen has been a member of the league since 1996. She joined the board in 1998 and served as its President in 2001.






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