Governing Board

Description and Committee Charge


The Governing Board is the ultimate decision-making body of the Collaborative. The Board defines and safeguards the organizational mission through policies and planning objectives. It determines resources required to achieve objectives and accounts to its constituents and to the public for its expenditure of funds and for all services provided. 

Day, Time and Location

The Governing Board meets on the 4th Friday of most months. We meet at 90 Plato Blvd West in St Paul. For more information, look at our online calendar

Governing Board Folder

Search the Governing Board folder to view 2020 Board Minutes, Agenda, Treasurer's Report, Presentations and other Board documents according to month. 

Governing Board Members 2020


Governing Board members are appointed, elected, or nominated for a term of three years. The exception to this rule is that youth Board members may be elected for a one-year term. Elected and nominated Board members shall have a term limit of two consecutive three-year terms.

Click on a Board member's name in the chart below to send an email.

2020 Board Officers

Board Chair: Aerine Caerwyn

Vice Chair: Alton Brown

Past Chair: Dan Porter

Treasurer: Kathy Lombardi-Kimani

Secretary: Jim McDonough