UMRA Leadership

Members of UMRA’S board are elected to three-year  terms and may serve two consecutive terms. All officers  serve one-year terms; the secretary and treasurer may  be reelected annually.


Contact any officer using this form, or log in to our Member website for a full list of officers' contact info.

President: Jerry Rinehart, 612-802-5627 
President-Elect: Bill Donohue
Treasurer: Carl Adams, 952 942-5005

Secretary: Lynn Anderson
Past President: Chip Peterson, 651 699-4286

Vernon Cardwell
Frank Cerra
Will Craig
Cathy Lee Gierke
Judy Leahy Grimes
Cherie Hamilton
Jeanne Markell
Kathleen O'Brien
Claudia Parliament
Richard Poppele
KaiMay Terry
Gloria Williams

UMRA Representatives and Liaisons:

Liaison to Board of Regents: TBD
Representative to (and member of) Senate Comm. on Faculty Affairs (SCFA): Terry Roe
Representative to (& member of) Senate Subcommittee on Retirement Plans: Bill Donohue
Representatives to (& members of) Health Care Benefits Advisory Committee: Dale Swanson,  Nancy Fulton
Representative to University Retirees Volunteer Center:  Bill Donohue (as UMRA President-Elect)
Representative to UM Alumni Association: JeanneMarkell
Liaison to P&A Senate: Will Craig
Representative to Civil Service Senate: Beth Bedell
Representative from University Retirees Volunteer Center: John Anderson
Representatives from Provost’s Office:  Ole Gram, Angie Pesch

Other Key Positions:

Newsletter Coordinating Editor: Kris Mortensen
Newsletter Production Editor: Sadie Brendalen
Newsletter Photographer: Ginny Hanson

Webmaster: Cathy Lee Gierke
Database Manager: Virgil Larson
ListServ Manager/Communicator: John Anderson