Virginia Community Foundation Board & Staff

The Virginia Community Foundation is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who are actively involved in achieving the Foundation’s mission. They live or work in the Virginia area, are knowledgeable about our community, and work hard to ensure that the spirit and intent of each gift is honored.

  • Laura Bachschneider, Chair
    Laura Bachschneider, Chair St. Louis County Public Health and Human Services On the board since 2013 View Bio
  • Greg Gilness, Vice Chair
    Greg Gilness, Vice Chair Retired, Community Volunteer On the board since 2020 View Bio
  • Anthony (Tony) Harkonen, Treasurer
    Anthony (Tony) Harkonen, Treasurer Retired, Community Volunteer On the board since 2017 View Bio
  • Leah Ryan, Secretary
    Leah Ryan, Secretary Community Volunteer On the board since 2017 View Bio
  • Tim Riordan, Past Chair
    Tim Riordan, Past Chair Community Volunteer On the board since 2015 View Bio
  • Kerry Waschke Collie
    Kerry Waschke Collie Ken Waschke Auto Plaza On the board since 2013 View Bio
  • Erik Wedge
    Erik Wedge DSGW Architects On the board since 2013 View Bio
  • Tucker Nelson
    Tucker Nelson Hometown Focus-Editor On the board since 2020 View Bio
  • Mark Kovacich
    Mark Kovacich Suez Water Technologies & Solutions-Project Manager On the board since 2020 View Bio
  • Bill Culbert
    Bill Culbert Retired - Culbert Realty On the board since 2021 View Bio
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    Marieta Johnson Retired Executive, MN Judicial Branch On the board since 2021 View Bio
  • Eleanor Anshus
    Eleanor Anshus Retired - Orr General Store On the board since 2021 View Bio
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    Dominick Olivanti Director of Vocational Services, Range Center On the board since 2021 View Bio
  • Carol Sundquist
    Carol Sundquist Retired On the board since 2021 View Bio

Staff Members

  • Holly Lundgren
    Holly Lundgren Interim Executive Director Email Holly Lundgren View Bio
  • Maija Biondich
    Maija Biondich Administrative Assistant Email Maija Biondich