Inspire...Campaign Cabinet Leadership

Mark Kravik-001 Mark Kravik, Campaign Chair, retired as owner and President of Northwire, Inc. He remains owner of Bending Branches. Mark is an alumnus from the University of Minnesota and The American University in Washington, DC. Mark has been a member of the School Board, the Osceola Village Planning Commission, the Lions Club, Director at the RiverBank, a member and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Osceola Medical Center and a member and Chairman of the Osceola Community Health Foundation. Currently, he is a member of the University of Minnesota Executive Committee for the athletic facilities capital campaign. Mark and his wife, Deborah, have 4 adult children and 7 grandchildren.
Timm Johnson 2 Timm Johnson, President – Mill Pond Learning Foundation Board, is a retired dairy farmer. He is an alumnus of the University of Wisconsin – Madison and a graduate of Osceola High School. He is president of the Osceola School Board, president of the Osceola Chamber of Commerce, Chair of the Town of Alden Plan Commission, and Chair of the Polk County Renewable Energy Committee. Timm and his wife, Helen, live in the Osceola area. They have two married daughters and two grandsons.
Mark Erickson-001 Mark Erickson, Vice Chair – Corporate Division, is Branch President at Central Bank in the Osceola office and oversees the performance of the Rice Lake and Barron offices. He is an alumni of the University of Minnesota – Carlson School of Management and graduated from the Graduate School of Banking program at the UW-Madison. Mark has served as Osceola Medical Center Board Director, Finance committee member; Hope Church, Board Chairman, Finance Committee Chair; Chamber, Board Chair, Director, Treasurer, Executive committee; Economic Restructuring Committee, Chair; Community Homestead, Director; Vision 600, Committee Member; Vision 2030, Member. Mark and his wife, Lisa, have four children.
Shirley Johnson-001 Shirley Johnson, Vice Chair – Community Division, is a retired teacher who enjoys subbing and working evening athletic events at Osceola High School. She is a graduate of UW-Eau Claire and the University of Minnesota. Shirley has volunteered for a number of organizations: Grow Osceola and the Trails Coalition, the Arthritis Foundation Upper Midwest Region and she has served as a church council member, a youth leader, and a parish relations chairperson for a local community church. Shirley lives in Osceola and has two married children and five grandchildren.
Jeff Meyer 2  Jeffrey Meyer, Vice Chair – Foundations Division, retired as Chief Executive Officer of Osceola Medical Center. He is an alumnus of the University of Minnesota and Northeastern University in Boston. Jeff is a member of the Mill Pond Learning Foundation Board and Chairman of the Osceola Airport Commission. He is also active in Wheels and Wings. Jeff and his wife, Ann, live in Osceola. They have two adult children.
Diane Moser 2 Diane Moser, Vice Chair – Friends of the Library Division, is retired after a 35-year marketing career. She is a graduate of Mankato State College. Diane is a member of the Mill Pond Learning Foundation Board. She served on the Board of the international Newspaper Research Council and is a member of Peace Lutheran Church and serves on the Council and the Outreach Ministry. Diane lives in the Osceola area and has a son and three stepsons.
Ann Marie Pueschner 2 Ann Marie Pueschner, Vice Chair – Leadership Division, is an Executive/Business Coach and president of Ann Marie Gaus Coaching LLC. She was certified as a Sherpa Coach from the University of Georgia. Ann Marie is a member of Mill Pond Learning Foundation Board, a Board Member of the Osceola Community Health Foundation and an Ambassador for the Osceola Chamber of Commerce. Ann Marie and her husband, Paul, live in Osceola.
Dr. Severson-001 Erik Severson, MD, Vice Chair – Special Friends Division, is an Emergency Department physician at Osceola Medical Center. In addition, Dr. Severson has served two terms in the Wisconsin State Assembly. Dr. Severson is a graduate of Mayo Medical School in Rochester, MN. He completed his residency in family practice at the University of Minnesota and his internship at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Science. Severson is an active member of Hope Evangelical Church. He and his wife, Katie, reside in Osceola along with their young children.
Dr. Hauge-001  Thomas Hauge, DDS, At-Large Member, practices dentistry at Hauge Dental Care in Osceola. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Minnesota. He keeps abreast of new techniques and technology in the dentistry field by investing many hours each year in continuing education and new equipment. Dr. Hauge serves on the Osceola Medical Center Board. He and his wife, Dr. Carla, reside in the Hugo, MN area along with their four children.
Val Memmer-001 Valerie Memmer, At-Large Member, is Director of Residential Lending at Hiawatha National Bank in Osceola. She is an alumnus of UW–River Falls. Valerie has served on the board for Osceola Medical Center, involved in the cabinet to provide fundraising for Christian Community Homes, participant in the Osceola Community Fair, and involved in various Chamber events over the years. Valerie and her husband, Philip, live in Osceola. They have two children.
Marcia Dressel 2 Marcia Dressel, Communications, is a teacher-librarian at the Osceola School District’s elementary and intermediate schools. She attended Wisconsin Lutheran College and is a graduate of UW- Eau Claire. Marcia serves as Secretary on the Mill Pond Learning Foundation Board. She is a member of the Osceola Public Library Board and a past member of the conference committee for the statewide network of media and technology professionals. Marcia and her husband, Dale, live in Osceola. They have five children.
Gary Beckmann 2 Gary Beckmann, Ex-Officio Member, is President of the Osceola Village Board. He is retired as CFO for an Osceola-based manufacturer. He serves on the Mill Pond Learning Foundation Board. Gary is chair of the Osceola Plan Commission and a member of the Osceola Leadership Development Team. He served as member and chair of the Osceola Medical Center Board, Community Health Foundation Board, Osceola Library Board and Chamber of Commerce Board; is on the Osceola Art Barn Board. Gary and his wife, Bev, live in Osceola. They have four adult children and four grandchildren.
Kelly McBride 2 Kelly McBride, Ex-Officio Member, is director of the Osceola Public Library and head of children’s services. She is an alumnus of both the University of Minnesota-Duluth and Minnesota State University of Mankato. She is currently working on a Master’s in Library & Information Science at St. Catherine’s University in St. Paul. Kelly serves on the Mill Pond Learning Foundation Board as an Ex-Officio Member. She has two daughters.