The Raptor Center Board of Advisors

The Raptor Center’s Advisory Board members support the mission of The Raptor Center by:

  • championing The Raptor Center in the community,
  • supporting it financially, including raising charitable contributions, and
  • providing input and guidance to help the center strategically reach its goals.

Lucia Watson, Board Chair, Former proprietor Lucia’s Restaurant, wine bar and Lucia’s To Go 

Robert Kriel, MD, Center for Orphan Drug Research, Adjunct Professor, College of Experimental & Clinical Pharmacology and TRC Education volunteer

Susan Mercer, Corp VP, Treasurer, Cargill

Todd Mestad, Former HR Manager, HealthPartners and TRC Transport volunteer

Sandeep Nandi, Vice President of Products, United Health Group

Amanda Novak, Associate Attorney, Constangy, Brooks, Smith and Prophete LLP

Mimi Petersen, Brand Manager, Blizzard - Dairy Queen

Maureen Ramirez, Nonprofit Consultant

Pat Redig, DVM, PHD, Co-founder and Director Emeritus, TRC