Board Officers

Andrew Streitz
Duluth, Minnesota
Hydrologist – Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Sean Copeland
Duluth, MN
Tribal Attorney, Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

Molly Thompson
Duluth, Minnesota
Executive Director, Sugarloaf: The North Shore Stewardship Association.


Dave Alexander, MD
Duluth, Minnesota
Physician, Essentia Health

Anne Brataas
Duluth, Minnesota
Award-winning translational science writer, science journalist, newspaper reporter and columnist in print and digital media

Laura Erickson
St. Paul, Minnesota
Author, radio producer, and public speaker

Matt Etterson, PhD
Duluth, MN
Research Ecologist, Environmental Protection Agency

Ken Gilbertson, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Applied Human Sciences –  University of MN Duluth
Director, Center for Environmental Education –  University of MN Duluth

Robert Owens
Duluth, Minnesota
Chair Stewardship Committee
Consultant for the lumber and logging industry.

Robin Maxwell Pestalozzi
Duluth, MN
Development Officer, Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota.

Steve Wilson
Tower, Minnesota
Retired MN DNR

Collin Zimmerman
Duluth, MN
Senior Accountant, Hansen House Company

Image Credits: Debbie Waters