Board of Directors

Greater Mankato Area United Way is governed by leaders from the community who make up our Board of Directors. These volunteers determine policy and oversee financial and management decisions to ensure our organization operates with the highest standards of integrity.

Interested in serving on the board? Applications are currently closed, but feel free to reach out to our office to discuss getting involved and learn about applying for our next nominations cycle.


2023 Board of Directors


Tyson TwaitDotson Iron Castings - Board Chair

Chris Austin, Taylor Corporation - Board Vice Chair

Alissa BrekkePioneer Bank - Campaign Chair

Jessica BlaisAPX Construction Group - Community Impact Chair

Wendy Keenan, Abdo - Finance Chair

Matthew Atwood, Atwood Management/Century 21 Atwood - Past Campaign Chair


Board Members


Keith Bauer, Mankato Clinic

Scott Bradley, United Prairie Bank

Silas Danielson, Blethen Berens

Laura Elvebak, Blue Earth County

Erik Hagedorn, West Bank

Victoria Hanson, Mayo Clinic Health System Mankato

Brett Hart, TBEI

Andy Hennis, Consolidated Communications

Tonya Hobbie, Bolton & Menk

Eric Hudspith, Waseca Public Schools

Steve JamesonThe Free Press

Sarah Kerich, Amanicare Services Inc

Matt Ketelson, Radio Mankato

Chris Kondradi, Federated Insurance

Justin NeumannMankato Public Safety

Kayla Olsen, Stifel

Dr. Annette Parker, South Central College

Paul PetersonMankato Area Public Schools

Shane Van Engen, Frandsen Bank & Trust

Steve WeisbeckerLloyd Management