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Board and Staff


Board of Directors


Craig Andresen


Dick Brown (Director Emeritus)


Tom Casey Chair


Bob Djupstrom, Secretary


Howard Goldman


Tim Johnson, Webmaster and Interim Treasurer


Bonnie Harper-Lore


Larry Kennebeck, Vice Chair


Advisory Committee


The Advisory Committee is comprised of conservationists, scientists, attorneys, and others with an interest in the mission of the Friends of Minnesota Scientific and Natural Areas (FMSNA).


Contributions of Advisory Committee members

  • When possible, provide review and comment on documents, as requested by the Board.  

  • Agree to be listed publicly on FMSNA website, literature, etc. 

  • Attend an annual FMSNA meeting in the Twin Cities area. The annual meeting  will include rotating educational presentations by scientist members, along with an opportunity to meet with the board members and other supporters interested in the mission of FMSNA.

Angela Anderson
Don Arnosti
(Conservation Consultant, Legislative Advocate) 
Prof. Lee E. Frelich, PhD
(Director of The University of Minnesota Center for Forest Ecology)
Ellen Fuge
Prof. David McLaughlin, PhD 
(Curator Emeritus & Research Assoc. Bell Museum)
Christopher E. Smith, M.Sc., CWB.
(Wildlife Ecologist)
Staff & Volunteers


Carol Liege, Consultant


To Volunteer Click Here or Call



Friends of Minnesota Scientific & Natural Areas is a Minnesota non-profit, tax-exempt [501(c)(3)] corporation supported by membership grants, contracts, sponsorships, donations, and membership fees.    For a description of sponsorship opportunities, click here.

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