Chapter Board

 Minnesota/Dakotas Chapter Board

Every Chapter, whether staffed or volunteer, has a local Chapter Board.  The Boards are designed to support the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation through fundraising, support programs and patient and professional education.  We look to Chapter Boards to support our mission, to maintain a strong presence in the community and partner with chapter staff to reach the Foundation's goals.  As volunteer leaders of the organization, we ask that boards share their wisdom, professional expertise and financial resources. The Minnesota/Dakota Chapter proudly recognizes our volunteer leaders:


Daniel Johnson, President

President & CEO, M.A. Mortenson Company

Amber Backhaus, Nominating Chair (National Trustee)

Director of Government Affairs, Minnesota Auto Dealers Association

Dr. Byron Vaughn, Chapter Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC) Chair

Physician, University of Minnesota

Chris Collette (National Trustee)

Senior Vice President Corporate Services, UnitedHealth Group 

Rhona E. Shwaid

Attorney, Medtronic

Dr. Ed Loftus

Physician, Mayo Clinic

Glenn Schreiner, P.E.

Vice President, Area Manager, WSP/Parsons Brinckerhoff

Craig Bongart

Senior Vice President, National Sales Manager, U.S. Bank

Jeff Ulrich

President, Nasseff Mechanical

Jim Hynes

Executive Administrator, Pipe Trades Services MN

Sonya Goins

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