Exemplary leadership

Our Board of Directors represents the ultimate decision-making authority for our institution, creating policies, expanding programs, and upholding the Morningside mission.

The Board’s members comprise many Morningside alumni and respected community and business leaders from across the region and the nation. An alumni and faculty representative also sit on the Board, as well as the current student body president.

Board of Directors

Renee Beaulieu

Ms. Renee Beaulieu

Sioux City, IA

Michael Bennett

Mr. Michael L. Bennett

Albaton Enterprises, LLC
Jefferson, SD

Chad Benson

Mr. Chad W. Benson '90

Cedar Falls, IA

Robert Burkhart

Dr. J. Robert Burkhart

Indianola, IA

Ron Carlson

Rev. Ron Carlson

The United Methodist Church
Des Moines, IA

Dan Cox

Dr. Dan Cox

Northwest AEA
Sioux City, IA

Rosa Diaz

Ms. Rosa E. Diaz

Nicholas Academic Centers
Santa Ana, CA

Cleo Franklin

Mr. Cleophus P. Franklin, Jr. '81

Franklin Strategic Solutions
Cypress, TX

Dan Henderson

Dan Henderson

Zimco Supply Company
Sioux City, IA

Linda Jennings

Mrs. Linda L. Jennings '86

Wells Fargo Bank
Des Moines, IA

Deborah Kiesey

Bishop Deborah L. Kiesey '73

Iowa City, IA

James Lochner

Mr. James V. Lochner

North Sioux City, SD

Esther Mackintosh

Dr. Esther M Mackintosh '69

Washington DC

Nancy Meadows

Mrs. Nancy Meadows '71

Punta Gorda, FL

Cynthia Moser

Mrs. Cynthia C. Moser

Sioux City, IA

Thomas Narak

Dr. Thomas C. Narak '70

West Des Moines, IA

Tarah Nolan

Mrs. Tarah A. Nolan '09

Transaction Coordination Services
Sioux Falls, SD

Martin Palmer

Mr. Martin B. Palmer

Palmer Candy Company
Sioux City, IA

Mark Porter

Mr. Mark C. Porter

Saint Jacob, IL

Cory Roberts

Cory A. Roberts, M.D., M.B.A. '90

Sonic Healthcare USA Anatomic
Dallas, TX

Roberta Rohlena

Mrs. Roberta J. Rohlena

Koated Kernels
Sioux City, IA

Thomas Rosen

Mr. Thomas J. Rosen '70

Rosen's Diversified, Inc.
Fairmont, MN

Mia Sudo

Ms. Mia Sudo

Sudo Corporation
Fujisawa City, Japan

James Walker

Mr. James A. Walker '70

Heim & Walker
Wayzata, MN

Richard Waller

Mr. Richard A. Waller

Dakota Dunes, SD

Craig Wansink

Dr. Craig S. Wansink '84

Virginia Wesleyan University
Virginia Beach, VA

Carol Werner

Ms. Carol A. Werner '69

Washington DC

Curtis White

Mr. Curtis N. White '76

Westfield, IN

Ex Officio Members

Brian Johnson

Mr. Brian A. Johnson '83

Alumni Representative
Security National Bank
Sergeant Bluff, IA

Caleb Lubbers

Mr. Caleb Lubbers '23

Student Representative

Sioux City, IA

Kimberly Christopherson

Dr. Kimberly M. Christopherson

Faculty Representative
Professor of Education
Sioux City, IA

Albert Mosley

Dr. Albert Mosley

Morningside University
Sioux City, IA

Laurie Haller

Bishop Laurie Haller

Bishop, Iowa Annual Conference
The United Methodist Church
Des Moines, IA