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.

2022-23 Board of Directors


Tyson TwaitDotson Iron Castings - Board Chair

Chris Austin, Taylor Corporation - Board Vice Chair

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

Alissa BrekkePioneer Bank - Community Impact Chair

Wendy Keenan, Abdo - Finance Chair

Kevin Velasquez, Blethen Berens - Past Board Chair


Board Members


Keith Bauer, Mankato Clinic

Eric Boelter, Community Bank

Brad Boettcher, CLA

Scott Bradley, United Prairie Bank

Silas Danielson, Blethen Berens

Laura Elvebak, Blue Earth County

Victoria Hanson, Mayo Clinic Health System Mankato

Brett Hart, TBEI

Tonya Hobbie, Bolton & Menk

Erik Hagedorn, West Bank

Eric Hudspith, Waseca Public Schools

Steve JamesonThe Free Press

Matt Ketelson, Radio Mankato

Chris Kondradi, Federated Insurance

Justin NeumannMankato Public Safety

Dr. Annette Parker, South Central College

Paul PetersonMankato Area Public Schools

Shane Van Engen, Frandsen Bank & Trust

Ryan WalkerConsolidated Communications 

Steve WeisbeckerLloyd Management