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
612-624-6608

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
Mary A. Davenport headshot

PHONE
612-624-6608

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
James Farnsworth

PHONE
612-804-2205

EMAIL
jamestf@umn.edu

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

Regent

District:
Congressional District 4
Elected:
2021
Term Expires:
2027
Residence:
St. Paul
Doug Huebsch

PHONE
612-624-6608

EMAIL
dhuebsch@umn.edu

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

Regent

District:
Congressional District 7
Elected:
2021
Term Expires:
2027
Residence:
Perham
Ruth Johnson

PHONE
612-624-6608

EMAIL
rej@umn.edu

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

Regent

District:
Congressional District 1
Elected:
2021
Term Expires:
2027
Residence:
Rochester
Mike O. Kenyanya headshot

PHONE
612-624-6608

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
612-624-6608

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
612-624-6608

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:
Duluth
Darrin M. Rosha headshot

PHONE
612-624-6608

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
Bo Thao Urabe

PHONE
612-624-6608

EMAIL

boturabe@umn.edu

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

Regent

District:
At-Large
Elected:
2021
Term Expires:
2025
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Residence:
Eagan
Kodi Verhalen

PHONE
612-624-6608

EMAIL
verhalen@umn.edu

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

Regent

District:
Congressional District 6
Elected:
2021
Term Expires:
2027
Residence:
Elk River