Board of Directors
The Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota is governed by a team of distinguished advisors in the greater Mankato area. CMSM strives to achieve a balanced representation on the board with respect to institutional, organizational, and personal diversity. Our dedicated board members consistently volunteer their time and resources to CMSM.
Community Relations Officer, Mayo Clinic Health System
Director, Finance and Administrative Services, City of Mankato
President, Frandsen Bank
CPA, MBT, Partner, Abdo
Heather Von Bank, PhD.
Department of Family and Consumer Science Chair, Minnesota State University, Mankato
Heather Carlson, D.O.
OB/GYN, Mankato Clinic
Partner, Gislason & Hunter LLP
Lead Internal Consultant, WellShare International
Executive Director, Harry Meyering Center
Assistant Vice President, United Prairie Bank
Executive Director, Feeding Our Communities Partners (FOCP)
Retired Technology Director, Le Sueur/Henderson School District
Shareholder, Fafinski Mark & Johnson, P.A.
Vice President, Nidec/Kato Engineering
DQ Spencer, Ph.D.
Professor, College of Business, Minnesota State University, Mankato
Communications Consultant, Compeer Financial
Gwen Westerman, PhD.
Professor, College of Arts and Humanities, Minnesota State University, Mankato