Thank you to everyone who participated in our Virtual 2021 Annual Meeting yesterday. Thank you to Jim Farstad with the MSFA for hosting our Executive Director Dan Collison and our forum sponsor the Minnesota Vikings, represented by Charlie Boeckenheuer, at US Bank Stadium.
Thank you to our guest presenter, Peter Frosch, the CEO of GREATER MSP.
Congratulations to ETBP Board Member John Campobasso on his years of service to and retirement from our board. He is the longest standing board member at 28 years. We will miss his leadership, wisdom, commitment, enthusiasm, and friendship.
We also want to thank our other retiring board members: current board chair Carina Aleckson from Catholic Charities; Beth Shogren from Green Minneapolis; Marita Albinson from the Guthrie Theater; and Kelly Rice from Cassia Life. We are very grateful for the years of service that these individuals have provided to the East Town Business Partnership. We will miss their time and talents!
We want to recognize board member Kelly Stenzel from Thrivent Financial. Kelly passed away earlier this year. Kelly was a wonderful board member and a friend to all of us.
Finally, we want to welcome the following new board members: Eric Merriman, Director of Real Estate for Thrivent Financial; Gina Licari, Senior Public Engagement and Marketing Manager for Catholic Charities; Aimee Robertson, Executive Director of Advancement at North Central University; Kirsten Walstein, Manager, Finance and Business Development at Kraus Anderson Construction, Cassie Garner, Director at Gamut Gallery; and Lynn Burn, Realtor at Cynthia Froid Realty.
The presentations from the 2021 Annual Meeting are available via the links below, along with a link to the recording of the meeting.