Board of Directors
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Meet the 2020 Board of Directors

The Associations North Board is comprised of 9-14 members and meets 4-6 times per year. The Board consists of the Chair, Chair-Elect, Immediate Past Chair, Secretary/Treasurer, Co-Directors and elected directors.

Interested in serving on the board? Click here for more information about the role, commitment and nominating process.


Robbie Thompson, J.D.  |  Chair

CEO, Professional Liability Underwriting Society

Mark Salter, CAE, ABC  |  Past-Chair

Executive Director, CFA Society Minnesota

Dave Siegel, CAE, IOM  |  Chair-Elect

Executive Director, Housing First Minnesota

Clara Albert, CAE  |  Secretary/Treasurer

Executive Director, MN Electrical Association

Angela Kisskeys  |  Co-Director, VP of Operations & Communications

Associations North

Sarah Ruzek  |  Co-Director, VP of Finance & Education

Associations North


Justin Bieganek

Founder & Creative Director, Mercury Creative Group

Mary Detloff, CAE

Executive Director, Engineering Alliance Minnesota

Janel Fick

Partner, Global Management Partners, LLC

Amanda Friedrich, CMP

National Account Executive, Visit Saint Paul

Maria Huntley, CAE, MANM

Executive Vice President, American Academy of Family Physicians

Karla Keller Torp

Executive Director, Minnesota Shopping Center Association

Christi Kokaisel, CAE, MBA

Senior Director of Membership, American Academy of Neurology