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Apply Now for HCBF Board and Officer Positions:

The Hennepin County Bar Foundation is seeking applications for open seats on its Board of Directors and for the position of treasurer for 2017-18. The HCBF Nominating Committee will be looking for a mix of individuals who bring experience, expertise and/or enthusiasm to these core areas of board activity: fundraising and development; event planning; grant making; and community outreach.


To be eligible to serve on the HCBF Board of Directors, individuals must be members in good standing of the Hennepin County Bar Association. Members of the HCBF board are elected to three-year terms, and are limited to serving two consecutive three-year terms. The position of treasurer of the HCBF, while a one-year term that is not technically "tracked”  tends to be held by an individual who is interested in moving up to the leadership positions of secretary, president-elect, and president.

To apply to serve on the HCBF Board of Directors or in the position of treasurer, candidates need to complete the 2017-18 application form (posted here as a Word document) and submit a recent resume.

These materials must be received by the deadline of Friday, May 12, 2017 and should be sent to the HCBF Nominating Committee, Attention Julia Peacock, 600 Nicollet Mall, #390, Minneapolis, MN, 55402.

Or via email to Julia Peacock at Applicant interviews will be scheduled for late May.
Call 612-752-6620 with any questions or to have an application mailed to you.

2016-2017 HCBF Board of Directors


  Katherine K. Bruce 

  Faegre Baker Daniels

  Kati Mohammad-Zadeh
  Vice President

  Department of Political Science, University of Minnesota

    Vincent D. Louwagie

   Anthony Ostlund Baer & Louwagie PA



  Sarah West

  Office of the Public Defender

  Sharna A. Wahlgren
  Past President


Board Members

Susan Aase
Alecia Anderson; Wells Fargo
Jeffrey Baill:Yost & Baill
Elizabeth Sorenson Brotten; Lind Jensen Sullivan & Peterson PA
Jonathan Bye; Lindquist & Vennum
Hon. Marta Chou; Hennepin County District Court
Hon. Regina Chu; Hennepin County District Court
Joseph Dixon, Jr.; Henson & Efron
Paul Floyd; Wallen-Friedman & Floyd
Sarah Godfrey; U.S. Bancorp
Thaddeus Lightfoot; Dorsey & Whitney
Kimberly Lowe; JUX Law Firm
Adine Momoh, Stinson Leonard Street
Hon. Lyonel Norris; Hennepin County District Court
Cory Olson; Anthony Ostlund Baer & Louwagie PA
Molly Porter; Wells Fargo
F. Matthew Ralph; Dorsey & Whitney
Scott Rothenberger; Barnes & Thornburg
Jayne Sykora; Sykora & Santini

If you are interested in applying for a seat on the HCBF Board of Directors or for an HCBF officer position, contact Executive Director Susie Brown for information at or 612-752-6610.

Meetings of the HCBF Board of Directors typically take place every other month. 



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