Champions at Work!

SkillsUSA Minnesota is governed by a board of directors. The board is made up of business and industry members, as well as representatives from secondary and postsecondary institutions. In addition, two ex-officio members serve: a representative of the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) and a representative of Minnesota State (MinnState).

Travis Hetteen

Travis Hetteen

Business & Industry Representative
Knife River

Paul Starke

Paul Starke

Business & Industry Representative
Reliable Plus (a Lube-Tech Company)

Jason Bruns

Jason Bruns

Business & Industry Representative
Minnesota State Engineering Center of Excellence

Brady Lockwood

Brady Lockwood

Business & Industry Representative
Quality Refrigeration

Tom Hillstead

Tom Hillstead

Postsecondary Educational Representative
Co-Chair
Saint Paul College

Debbie Belfry

Debbie Belfry

Secondary Educational Representative
Co-Chair
Bloomington Public Schools

Cindy Walters

Cindy Walters

Secondary Educational Representative
Treasurer
SouthWest Metro Intermediate District

Tim Barrett

Tim Barrett

Ex-Officio
Minnesota Department of Education

Sherri Randt

Sherri Randt

Postsecondary Educational Representative
Alexandria Technical & Community College

Les Zimmerman

Les Zimmerman

Postsecondary Educational Representative
Alexandria Technical & Community College

Lisa Simon

Lisa Simon

Postsecondary Educational Representative
Riverland Community College

Tom Smith

Tom Smith

Secondary Educational Representative
Sebeka Public Schools

Jason Wetzel

Jason Wetzel

Postsecondary Educational Representative
Dakota County Technical & Community College

David Fuller-Rueschman

David Fuller-Rueschman

Secondary Educational Representative
SouthWest Metro Intermediate District