Meet the Regents

The 12 volunteer members of the Board of Regents each serve for a six-year term. One Regent is from each of the state’s eight congressional districts, and four are from the state at-large.

Kendall J. Powell headshot

PHONE
612-625-6300

EMAIL
kpowell@umn.edu

MAILING ADDRESS
600 McNamara Alumni Center
200 Oak Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Chair of the Board

District:
At-Large
Elected:
2017
Term Expires:
2023
Residence:
Golden Valley
Steven A. Sviggum headshot

PHONE
651-332-3583

EMAIL
sviggum@umn.edu

MAILING ADDRESS
42490 60th Ave
Kenyon, MN 55946

Vice Chair of the Board

District:
Congressional District 2
Elected:
2011, 2017
Term Expires:
2023
Residence:
Kenyon
Thomas J. Anderson headshot

PHONE
612-625-6300

EMAIL
tja@umn.edu

MAILING ADDRESS
600 McNamara Alumni Center
200 Oak Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Regent

District:
Congressional District 7
Elected:
2015
Term Expires:
2021
Residence:
Alexandria
Richard B. Beeson headshot

PHONE
651-523-7830

EMAIL
rbeeson@umn.edu

MAILING ADDRESS
Sunrise Banks
2525 Wabash Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55114

Regent

District:
Congressional District 4
Elected:
2009, 2015
Term Expires:
2021
Residence:
St. Paul
Mary A. Davenport headshot

PHONE
612-625-6300

EMAIL
mdavenpo@umn.edu

MAILING ADDRESS
600 McNamara Alumni Center
200 Oak Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Regent

District:
At-Large
Elected:
2019
Term Expires:
2025
Residence:
Mankato
Kao Ly Ilean Her headshot

PHONE
612-625-6300

EMAIL
kliher@umn.edu

MAILING ADDRESS
600 McNamara Alumni Center
200 Oak Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Regent

District:
At-Large
Elected:
2019
Term Expires:
2025
Residence:
Maplewood
Michael D. Hsu

PHONE
612-701-6576

EMAIL
hsu@umn.edu

MAILING ADDRESS
600 McNamara Alumni Center
200 Oak Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Regent

District:
Congressional District 6
Elected:
2015
Term Expires:
2021
Residence:
Blaine
Mike O. Kenyanya headshot

PHONE
612-625-6300

EMAIL
kenyanya@umn.edu

MAILING ADDRESS
600 McNamara Alumni Center
200 Oak Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Regent

District:
At-Large, Student Seat
Elected:
2019
Term Expires:
2025
Residence:
Maple Grove
Janie S. Mayeron headshot

PHONE
612-625-6300

EMAIL
mayeron@umn.edu

MAILING ADDRESS
600 McNamara Alumni Center
200 Oak Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Regent

District:
Congressional District 5
Elected:
2019
Term Expires:
2025
Residence:
Minneapolis
David J. McMillan

PHONE
612-625-6300

EMAIL
dmcmillan@umn.edu

MAILING ADDRESS
600 McNamara Alumni Center
200 Oak Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Regent

District:
Congressional District 8
Elected:
2011, 2017
Term Expires:
2023
Residence:
Palisade
Darrin M. Rosha headshot

PHONE
612-625-6300

EMAIL
drosha@umn.edu

MAILING ADDRESS
600 McNamara Alumni Center
200 Oak Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Regent

District:
Congressional District 3
Elected:
1989, 2015, 2017
Term Expires:
2023
Residence:
Independence
Randy R. Simonson headshot

PHONE
605-553-2232

EMAIL
rrs@umn.edu

MAILING ADDRESS
600 McNamara Alumni Center
200 Oak Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Regent

District:
Congressional District 1
Elected:
2018
Term Expires:
2021
Residence:
Worthington