Board of Directors

The Eagan Foundation, Inc. is governed by enthusiastic and committed volunteer members of the Eagan community who are willing to share their skills and expertise.

Here’s a list of our current 2016/2017 board members. New photo coming soon!

2015 – 2016 Board
Kristy Bertsch, Kathy Economou, Glenn Elliott, Rich Gramling, Sue Haus, Brenda Johnson, Karen Kooda, Katherine Krska, David Lutz, Tammy Mott, Lynn Noble, David Osberg, Tom Pepper, Jim Sinclair, Melinda Sooy, Mark Streed, Julie Vuong, Spencer White
Not Pictured: Barbara Haagenstad, Sunita Mankunath, and David Osberg


Founded in 1990, the Eagan Foundation is a community building non-profit that invests in the future of Eagan by providing community connections, grants, and scholarships.  Each year the Eagan Foundation administers and awards scholarships to dozens of high school seniors who reside in or attend Eagan High School.  In 2015, the foundation awarded $118,975 in scholarships to 119 local students.  In addition, Eagan Foundation’s Community Grants and Initiatives Program provides funding and support to non-profit organizations serving Eagan; the foundation awarded $7,325 to local community organizations in 2015.

The programs of the Eagan Foundation are supported by donations from individuals, local businesses, and family foundations.  In addition, the Eagan Foundation hosts an annual fundraising gala, and in November 2012 began a new community tradition by hosting a local variety show fundraiser.  The Eagan Foundation continues to grow, and it serves an important role in the community by investing in the future of Eagan and meeting community needs.

Eagan Foundation is a “working board” whose members serve on one or more committees that support the strategic goals of the organization.  The Eagan Foundation is looking for individuals who have expertise in a variety of areas including:

  • Law
  • Finance (CPA or QuickBooks™ experience an asset)
  • Information Technology – especially web development and maintenance
  • Organizational Governance
  • Event Planning
  • Marketing and Public Relations
  • Fundraising

Eagan Foundation invites applications from qualified individuals representing the diversity of the Greater Eagan Area, and would be particularly interested in those who have experience as a staff or board member within a non-profit organization.

To apply, please complete the Board Member Application.

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