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Chairman’s, Director’s & Patrons’ Circles

We are extremely grateful for the leadership of the following donors, whose annual support represents the highest level of giving to Mia.


Chairman’s Circle

$50,000–$99,999

  • Beverly Grossman for the N. Bud and Beverly Grossman Foundation°
  • Alfred and Ingrid Lenz Harrison°
  • Hubert Joly°
  • Donna MacMillan°
  • Nivin MacMillan°
  • Margaret Wurtele°

$25,000–$49,999

  • Anonymous
  • Susan and Richard Anderson°
  • Elizabeth Andrus and Roby Thompson°
  • Pete and Margie Ankeny°
  • Carmen and Jim Campbell°
  • Kitty and David Crosby-
  • The Longview Foundation°
  • Ken and Linda Cutler°
  • Douglas and Wendy Dayton Foundation°
  • Nancy and Rolf Engh°
  • Beverly and Richard Fink°
  • Berit and Michael Francis°
  • Gayle Fuguitt and Thomas Veitch°
  • Mary Ingebrand-Pohlad°
  • Kathy and Al Lenzmeier°
  • R. C. Lilly Foundation°
  • John and Nancy Lindahl Family Fund of
  • The Minneapolis Foundation°
  • Reid and Ann MacDonald°
  • Mr. and Mrs. Donald MacMillan°
  • Martha MacMillan°
  • Whitney and Elizabeth MacMillan°
  • Lucy and *Bob Mitchell –
  • The Longview Foundation°
  • Ray and Mary Mithun°
  • Leni and David Moore, Jr. °
  • Sheila Morgan°
  • Douglas and Mary Olson°
  • Paul and Mary Reyelts
  • Sandra and Thomas Schreier
  • Marianne Short and Raymond
  • Skowyra, Jr.
  • Roger J. Sit°
  • Michael Snow°
  • Strangis Family Fund of
  • The Minneapolis Foundation°
  • Bob Ulrich and Diane Sillik°

Director’s Circle

$15,000–$24,999

  • Martha and Bruce Atwater°
  • Ford and Amy Bell°
  • Richard and Jennie Carlson°
  • Page Knudsen Cowles and Jay Cowles°
  • C. Curtis Dunnavan°
  • Jane Emison°
  • Edward and Maria Gale
  • Nick and Ingrid Gangestad
  • Penny and Bill George°
  • Margot and Paul Grangaard
  • Martha Head°
  • John and Karen Himle°
  • Gina and Rick King
  • Bob and Carolyn Nelson°
  • Heidi Rahr°
  • Corey Sauer
  • Gail Sit°
  • Mark and Jane Wilf Family Foundation
  • David A. Wilson and Michael J. Peterman°

$10,000–$14,999

  • Anonymous Fund of
  • The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Kari and Bill Alldredge
  • Betsy Atwater°
  • Maria Bales°
  • Sally and Maurice Blanks°
  • Betty Borman°
  • Anita Branin
  • Blythe Brenden-Mann Foundation°
  • Lynn Casey
  • Mary Crosby Dolan°
  • Mr. and Mrs. Gerald A. Erickson°
  • Shannon Evenstad
  • Carol and Steven Gray°
  • Rieke and Craig Hankins
  • Susan S. and Duane D. Hoff°
  • Orville C. Hognander°
  • Ruth and John Huss°
  • Susanne and Zenas Hutcheson
  • Ann and Robert Jackson°
  • Benjamin Jaffray°
  • Emily and Charles Kelley°
  • Jessamyn and Jacob Kerchner
  • Susan and Mark Lacek
  • Bruce Lilly and Paula Schad Lilly
  • Mitzi and Brent Magid
  • Wayne G. Marsh°
  • Siri and Bob Marshall°
  • Samuel and Patricia McCullough°
  • Marilyn Carlson Nelson°
  • Katherine D. and Stuart A. Nielsen°
  • Elizabeth Nordlie
  • Ravi and Amanda Norman
  • Jeannine M. Rivet and Warren G. Herreid,II°
  • Barbara H. Steiner and Tom Rassieur°
  • Piyumi and Priyantha Samaratunga
  • Katie Simpson
  • Karen and John Winkelman°

  • Patrons’ Circle

    $5,000–$9,999

    • Anonymous(2)
    • Richard G. and Mary Lyn Ballantine°
    • Edward R. Bazinet Charitable Foundation°
    • Alexandra O. Bjorklund°
    • Charles and Sandra Blackman°
    • Thomas H. Borman
    • Sandra M. and David M. Brown°
    • John L. Burbidge°
    • Kathy and *Tim Burns°
    • Ellie Crosby-The Longview Foundation°
    • Vanessa Dayton°
    • David Doty°
    • Elizabeth Driscoll°
    • B.J. French°
    • John Gabbert°
    • Martha Gabbert°
    • Ellen M. Gallagher°
    • Shane and Kristine M. Huether
    • Art and Martha Kaemmer Fund of the
    • HRK Foundation°
    • Skip Krawczyk°
    • Chad M. and Rafina Larsen/Larsen Fund°
    • Stephen and Kathi Austin Mahle°
    • Jennifer L. Martin°
    • Susan Marvin
    • Nancy and Roger McCabe°
    • Susan and Thomas McCarthy°
    • Mary McVay°
    • Mary and Bob Mersky°
    • Mike and Kelly Palmer°
    • Patrick Porter
    • John and Carol Prince°
    • Erick and Marna Ricker
    • Marcia and Robert Rinek°
    • Mimi Sanders°
    • Sandy Sherman°
    • Jacqueline Smith°
    • Wayne Spears°
    • Kathleen Steiger°
    • Richard and Claudia Swager°
    • Kitty Taylor°
    • Dr. Robert D. and Marilyn C. Thompson
    • Dr. Mary Ruth Weisel°
    • Cornie and Betty Ann Wiens°
    • Winslow Family Foundation°
    • John and Renata Winsor Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation°
    • Eleanor and Frederick Winston°
    • Ms. Maisie Wolszon

    $2,500–$4,999

    • Anonymous (5)
    • Todd and Allyson Aldrich°
    • Dr. Adrian and Mrs. Sally Almquist°
    • Frank Altman°
    • Julianne Amendola and Dan Jensen°
    • Lucille Hamer Amis°
    • Suzanne Ammerman°
    • Caroline Amplatz
    • Clifford and Nancy Anderson°
    • Steven and Stephanie Anderson°
    • Mrs. William R. Anderson, Jr°
    • Daniel Avchen and David Johnson°
    • Barbara C. Bencini°
    • Sue A. Bennett°
    • Sharon Bigot°
    • Michael Birt°
    • Carolyne Bisson and Richard R. Miller°
    • Jane Robertson Blanch°
    • Sean Blanchet and Katharine Gerbner
    • Michael J. Blum and Abigail Rose
    • David and Shari Boehnen°
    • Philip and Linda Boelter°
    • Susan S. Boren°
    • Dr. and Mrs. Michael Bromer°
    • Delores W. Brooks
    • Ellen and Hayden Brownell
    • Stacy Lindbloom Burns and Gary Burns
    • Barbara Burwell°
    • Ellen Butler°
    • Barbara Byrne°
    • Joan and Gary Capen°
    • Keith and Erin Carnish°
    • Elsa Carpenter°
    • Darlene J. and Richard P. Carroll°
    • Jerry and Janice Carroll°
    • Cheryle and Ed Clausman°
    • Rusty and Burt Cohen°
    • Gisela Corbett°
    • Judith and Richard Corson°
    • Jeanne Corwin°
    • Lisa Cotter
    • Deb Davenport and Stew Stender°
    • Edward and Sherry Ann Dayton°
    • Elisabeth J. Dayton°
    • David Dewey and Addy Lam
    • Devon and James Diebel
    • Sara and John Donaldson°
    • Colleen Doran and Jordan Smith°
    • Mike and Kathy Dougherty°
    • Joan R. Duddingston°
    • Dr. Mary Anne Ebert and Mr. Paul Stembler
    • Hugh and Joyce Edmondson°
    • Kristine S. and Ronald A. Erickson°
    • Bill and Kathy Farley°
    • Cathy and Jack Farrell°
    • Benjamin and Rebecca Field°
    • Douglas Flanders
    • Sheldon and Terry Fleck°
    • John and Sheila Folkestad°
    • Vickie and Anthony Foster°
    • Eugene and Mary Frey°
    • Pamela and Mark Friedland°
    • Geoffrey and Kelly Gage
    • Joe Gibbons and John Cullen°
    • Dr. Stanley M. and Luella G. Goldberg°
    • Linda and Jack Goldenberg°
    • Michael and Elizabeth Gorman°
    • Hunt Greene and Jane Piccard°
    • Barbara Hamilton-Sustad°
    • Bill and Barbara Harrison°
    • Lorraine R. Hart°
    • Ms. Sally S. Hart and Mr. Robert van Tyn°
    • Mr. and Mrs. John W. Hedberg°
    • Monika and Douglas Hegley
    • Don Helgeson and Sue Shepard°
    • Steven and Melissa Helland°
    • Jack and Kate Helms°
    • Patricia and Larry Hink
    • Edwin and Libby Hlavka
    • Wayne and Dianne Hoeschen°
    • Diane and Tony Hofstede°
    • Jean McGough Holten°
    • Dorothy J. Horns, M.D. and James P. Richardson°
    • Andy and Carole Hunter°
    • Mr. and Mrs. Philip Isaacson°
    • Lucy Jones and James Johnson
    • Geoff Kehoe and Amy Hubbard
    • Miriam and Erwin Kelen°
    • Patrick Kennedy
    • Ms. Rosemary Kessler
    • Mr. and Mrs. Chris Kirwan
    • Beth Koepke°
    • David and Randy Lebedoff°
    • Eric and Celita Levinson°
    • Nicolai and Ronald Lewis°
    • Shui Li and Ryan Connell°
    • Sheila and Stephen Lieberman°
    • Dr. John C. and Searcy T. Lillehei°
    • Sarah and B. John Lindahl, Jr°
    • Jean and Arnold London°
    • Ms. Kathleen Lucas
    • Sarah Lutman and Rob Rudolph°
    • David and Mary Maas°
    • Bob and Sue Macdonald°
    • Keith Martinsen
    • Susan and Edwin McCarthy°
    • Carla McGrath and Cole Rogers°
    • William W. McGuire and Nadine M. McGuire Family Foundation°
    • Debbie and Pierce McNally
    • Jeffrey C. Meehan°
    • Drs. Mary and Joseph Meland°
    • Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Miller°
    • Jim and Linda Mitchell°
    • Thomas M. Morin°
    • Katherine Murphy°
    • Elizabeth B. Myers°
    • Mr. and Mrs. Alan Naylor°
    • Elizabeth W. Nelson
    • Melanie Nelson
    • John and Shirley Nilsen°
    • Valdemar Olson°
    • Steve and Tamrah Schaller O’Neil°
    • John and Marla Ordway
    • Charitable Lead Trust°
    • The S. Bartley Osborn Family
    • Charitable Trust
    • Brian and Julia Palmer°
    • David and Susan Plimpton°
    • Walter and Harriet Pratt°
    • Tom Racciatti and Mary Davis Racciatti°
    • Lawrence M. Redmond°
    • Lewis and Connie Remele
    • Kathryn and Stephen Remole°
    • Nancy and Kevin Rhein°
    • Sharon and Bill Richardson°
    • Sandra Roe°
    • Michael and Tamara Root°
    • Marilyn and William Ryerse
    • George Saad°
    • Diane and Darryl Sannes°
    • Lili Scarpa°
    • Kevin and Leela Scattum°
    • Jeanne and Charles Scheiderer°
    • Michael Schoeberl and Megan Roach°
    • Emily and Daniel Shapiro°
    • Kevin Shores and Kevin Winge°
    • Linda and Jesse Singh
    • Smaby Family Foundation
    • Donald F. Swanson°
    • Brian and Linda Tell°
    • Mary W. Vaughan Fund of
    • The Minneapolis Foundation°
    • Bernie and Janet Wagnild°
    • The Wallin Foundation – Maxine Wallin°
    • Kathleen and Bill Wanner°
    • Ruth and David Waterbury°
    • Jo and Howard Weiner°
    • Martin and Lora Weinstein°
    • Dr. Matthew and Shelly Welch°
    • Karen E. Welke°
    • Ellen Wells°
    • WestWings Family Foundation II
    • Nancy and Ted Weyerhaeuser°
    • Frances Leschin Wilke
    • Frances and Frank Wilkinson°
    • Marion and Dave Williams°
    • Philip Heffelfinger Willkie°
    • Mrs. Pat Wuest°
    • Brenda and Shay Wyley

    Gifts received during the fiscal year ended June 30, 2019
    °Donor for ten consecutive years or more
    *Deceased as of June 30, 2019