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Local Advisory Board


Duluth LISC’s Local Advisory Board provides leadership, resources and program oversight. Members represent a wide diversity of Duluth neighborhoods and includes leaders in finance, media, health care, education, insurance, government, community development, construction and philanthropy:

  • Deb Otto, Chair, Alerus
  • Frank Jewell, Vice Chair, St. Louis County
  • Bill Bennett, LHB, Inc.
  • Michael Boeselager, St. Luke's
  • Kimberly Carlisle, Ascena Retail
  • Jessica Deegan, Minnesota Housing
  • John Erickson, DSGW Architects, Inc.
  • Robert Espenson, Wells Fargo
  • James M. Garvey, Essentia Health
  • Bill Gronseth, Duluth Public Schools-ISD 709
  • Cammy Hansen, National Bank of Commerce
  • Joe Johnson III, North Shore Bank of Commerce
  • Shane Johnson, Johnson Wilson Constructors
  • Angie Miller, Community Action Duluth
  • David Montgomery, City of Duluth
  • Geoffrey Popham, U.S. Bank
  • Neal Ronquist, Duluth News Tribune