Board of Directors

STARBASE Minnesota Board of Directors

Sarah Audet, PhD Program Director, Medtronic

Brig. General Sandy Best Special Assistant to the Chief, National Guard Bureau for Diversity

*Brig. General Bob Cayton Pilot, Delta Air Lines and Retired MN National Guard

Colonel James Cleet Commander, 133rd Airlift Wing, MN Air National Guard

Belinda Cordina Director of Operations- Life Sciences, Ecolab

Brig. General Roger Delgehausen Retired MN National Guard, Retired Minnesota Department of Education

Bob Dettmer Representative, State of Minnesota Legislature

Rich Dujmovic, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs Cardiac Rhythm Management, Boston Scientific

Joseph Erickson, PhD Professor of Education, Augsburg and Licensed Psychologist, Associated Clinic of Psychology

Brig. General Dan Gabrielli, Chief of Staff, MN Air National Guard and Pilot, United Airlines

Major General (Ret/Bvt) Dave Hamlar, MD, MN Air National Guard, Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota

Phyllis Kahn, PhD Former Representative, State of Minnesota Legislature

Mike Lebben, Principal Solution Specialist, Microsoft Corporation

Malcolm W. McDonald Retired Senior Vice President and Director, Space Center, Inc

*Lucas Mistelske Vice President, Strategic Accounts, Involta; Chairman Duluth Advisory Board

James Orrock Technology and Business Consultant

Dee Powers Senior Director, Human Resources, Sun Country Airlines

Denise R. Rutherford Ph. D., Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs, 3M

Denny Shields, Owner, RDS Communications Group, LLC and retired, MN National Guard

Harry Sieben, Jr. Attorney, SiebenCarey, P.A

*Brig. General John Silliman Retired MN Air National Guard

Erik Simonson Senator, State of Minnesota Legislature and Executive Director, Continuing Education and Customized Training, Lake Superior College 

*Dave Soenen Retired Director, 3M Aerospace Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain

*Mike Thyken Chief Technology Officer, Caring Bridge

* Denotes officers