New Board Members and Officers Introduced
MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Today ClearWay Minnesota's Board of Directors approved new officers, introduced new Board Members and thanked outgoing members for their service to the organization. M. Patricia Hoven, the former President and Executive Director of the Honeywell Foundation as well as Honeywell's Vice President for community and local government affairs for Honeywell, was elected as the new Board Chair. Hoven replaces Kirby Erickson, who served as Chair for the past two years. ClearWay Minnesota Board officers elected today include:
-- M. Patricia Hoven, Board Chair -- Hoven, an independent consultant who specializes in corporate and community partnerships, has chaired Minnesota HEALS and also serves on the boards of the Metro YMCA, Courage Center, Minneapolis Downtown Council and the Sister Kenny Foundation. She will serve a one-year term as Board Chair.
-- Colleen Aho, Vice Chair -- Aho is the Executive Director of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, and has served on the United Artists Board and the Resource Center of the Americas Board. She will serve a one-year term as Vice Chair.
-- Dr. Ivan Dusek, Secretary -- Dusek, a former college faculty member, has served on numerous committees, task forces and the Board of Trustees for Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. He will serve a one-year term as Secretary.
-- David Fisher, Treasurer -- Fisher, a businessman and attorney, has served on various nonprofit boards and was formerly the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Information Officer for the State of Minnesota. He will serve a one-year term as Treasurer.
"During Kirby Erickson's tenure as Board Chair, we saw Minnesota
communities pass strong smoke-free policies, as well as the historic
passage and implementation of the Freedom to Breathe Act," Hoven said. "I
look forward to working with Kirby and the rest of the B
|SOURCE ClearWay Minnesota|
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