Board and Staff
Board of Directors
Dick Brown (Director Emeritus)
Tom Casey Chair
Bob Djupstrom, Secretary
Ellen Fuge, Treasurer
Tim Johnson, Webmaster and Volunteer Coordinator
Larry Kennebeck, Vice Chair
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.
Prof. Lee E. Frelich, PhD
(Director of The University of Minnesota Center for Forest Ecology)
Prof. David McLaughlin, PhD
(Curator Emeritus & Research Assoc. Bell Museum)
Eugene R. Merriam, "Gene"
(Former Commissioner of Minnesota DNR)
Christopher E. Smith, M.Sc., CWB.
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.