Chairman: David MacLennan, Cargill, Inc.

President: Carl Casale, CHS Inc.

Chair, Fiscal Policy Committee: Doug Baker, Jr., Ecolab, Inc.

Chair, Education Policy Committee: Pat Ryan, Ryan Companies US, Inc.

Co-Chair, Health Policy Committee: Mary Brainerd, HealthPartners

Co-Chair, Health Policy Committee: Russ Becker, APi Group, Inc.

Chair, Audit Committee: Jeff Cotton, Deloitte


2017 Executive Committee

A 23 member Executive Committee leads the Partnership with support from three policy committees – Education, Fiscal and Health – which are open to all members.

Russ Becker, APi Group, Inc.

Hubert Joly, Best Buy Co., Inc.

Michael Guyette, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

Sally Smith, Buffalo Wild Wings

John Wiehoff, C.H. Robinson Worldwide

David MacLennan, Cargill

Carl Casale, CHS Inc.

Mark Davis, Davis Family Holdings

Jeff Cotton, Deloitte

Doug Baker, Jr., Ecolab Inc.

Ken Powell, General Mills, Inc.


Mary Brainerd, HealthPartners

Stan Hubbard, Hubbard Broadcasting Inc.

Jim Andersen, IWCO Direct

Chris Policinski, Land O’Lakes

Mike Fiterman, Liberty Diversified International

Scott Anderson, Patterson Companies, Inc.

Scott Wine, Polaris Industries Inc.

Tom Rosen, Rosen’s Diversified Inc.

Pat Ryan, Ryan Companies US, Inc.

Richard Davis, U.S. Bancorp

Ben Fowke III, Xcel Energy, Inc.