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Board of Trustees


The Board of Trustees is an elected group of volunteers responsible for ensuring the Society achieves its mission and fulfills its strategic plan by engaging the community, building MS awareness, expanding financial resources, and bring others into the MS movement.


Peggy Herrmann


Kerry Florian

Vice Chair/Governance Committee Chair

Theodore Budd

Corporate Relations Chair

Laurie Hanson


Richard Knutson

National Board of Directors Chair

Mark Meier

Community Engagement Chair

Kathleen O'Donnell

Chapter President


Thomas Emison

Ralph Hansen

Bruce Hughes

David Kieffer

Bill MacNally

Betsy Mahowald

Michael Olsen

Larry Schmid

Jeff Spethmann

Brett White


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