Past Presidents

1950 President

Roderick V. Hood

CPCU

Liscomb Hood Insurance Agency, Duluth, MN

Minnesota's first CPCU - Designation Year 1945 - ID 31 

Minnesota Chapter Charter Member

 

1951 President

William Brandow

CPCU

B.H.K.&R. Agency (founding member), Minneapolis, MN

Designation Year 1947 - ID 90

Minnesota Chapter Charter Member

1952 President

Joseph Brink

CPCU

Thomas Linnell Agency 

Designation Year 1948

Minnesota Chapter Charter Member

1953 President

Bernard G. Brissman

CPCU

American States Insurance Company

Designation Year 1949

Minnesota Chapter Charter Member

1954 President

William Peet

CPCU

Insurance Consultant

Designation Year 1949

Minnesota Chapter Charter Member

1955 President

John A. Pfaender

CPCU

Anchor Agency, Inc.,  St Paul, MN

Designation Year 1949

Minnesota Chapter Charter Member

Society National Director 1956 - 1958

Society Regional Vice President 1958

1956 President

Thor M. Hvall

CPCU

1957 President

Frank J. Howard

CPCU

Frank was present, along with later Past Presidents, when 2008 - 2009 Chapter President Matthew Clysdale, son of 1976 - 1977 President Charles E. Clysdale was sworn in.

1957 - 1958 President

Elino N. Krappu

CPCU

1958 - 1959 President

John H. S. Jamieson

CPCU

1959 - 1960 President

Joseph J. Joyce

CPCU

1960 - 1961 President

Robert E. Arnstrong

CPCU

1961 - 1692 President

Richard A. Franzen

CPCU

1962 - 1963 President

Rolland H. White

CPCU

1963 - 1964 President

Frank I. Butterworth

CPCU

1964 - 1965 President

James A. Kochevar

CPCU

Society National Director 1968 - 1970

Society Regional Vice President 1970

1965 - 1966 President

Theodore W. Freeman

CPCU

1966 - 1967 President

Maurice M. Crowley

CPCU

1967 - 1968 President

Amos Rosenbloom

CPCU, ARM

B.H.K.&R. Agency (founding member), Minneapolis, MN

1968 - 1969 President

C. Leighton Quinn

CPCU

1969 - 1970 President

John A. Kohler

CPCU

1970 - 1971 President

Dale W Turnham

CPCU

1971 - 1972 President

Robert L. Theodorso

CPCU

1972 - 1973

Jerome B. Grundmayer

CPCU

1973 - 1974 President

Landis R. Dale

CPCU

1974 - 1975 President

Bernard J. O'Brien

CPCU

1975 - 1976 President

Carmen E. Ellingson

CPCU

1976 - 1977 President

Charles E. Clysdale

CPCU

Maguire Agency, St. Paul, MN

1977 - 1978 President

Wallace H. Russell

CPCU

Maguire Agency, St. Paul, MN

Society National Director 1978 - 1981

1978 - 1979 President

Lorens E Johnson

CPCU

Society National Director  1981 - 1984

1979 - 1980 President

Carl F. Christoffersen

CPCU

1980 - 1981 President

David A. Wendt

CPCU

1981 - 1982 President

Jack Hero

CPCU

1982 - 1983 President

Bruce Schadow

CPCU

1983 - 1984 President

Stephen I. Levitus

CPCU

1984 - 1985 President

Paul F. Mahaffey

CPCU

Society National Director 1988 - 1991

Society Regional Vice President 1991

1986 - 1987 President

Judith Morgan

CPCU

1987 - 1988 President

James S. Swearinger

CPCU

Society National Director 1991 - 1994

1988 - 1989 President

James Andrew Kisch

CPCU

1989 - 1990 President

Timothy J. Gephart

CPCU

 Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company, Minneapolis, MN

Society National Director 1994 - 1997

Past Chair of the Society's Ethics Committee

1990 - 1991 President

Cheryl A. Gorder

CPCU

1991 - 1992 President

Eric Thompson

CPCU

1992 - 1993 President

Mary Marshall (Reveling)

CPCU

Society National Director 1997 - 1999

1993 - 1994 President

Teryl Koonmen

CPCU

1994 - 1995 President

Don Gerten

CPCU

St. Paul Companies, St. Paul, MN

1995 - 1996 President

Tom McClellan

CPCU

1996 - 1997 President

Clarence L. Sutton

CPCU

Clarence L. Sutton Insurance - State Farm, Bloomington, MN

1997 - 1998 President

Bruce Lunning

CPCU, ARM, CSP

St. Paul Companies, St. Paul, MN

1998 - 1999 President

Rod Stoffels

CPCU, AU, ARe, AIS, CIC

Minnesota Fire and Casualty Company / Harleysville Group

Society Governor 2006 - 2009

1999 - 2000 President

Ruth Harris

CPCU

2000 - 2001 President

Dick Sherman

CPCU

Great American Insurance Group

2001 - 2002 President

Carl F. Lidstrom

CPCU, ARM, ACE, CIC

2002 - 2003 President

Kitty Jo Burton

CPCU, Ais

Burton Insurance Agency, Inc.,  Jordan, MN

2003 - 2004 President

Dan Monson

CPCU

Wells Fargo Insurance Services, Minneapolis, MN

2004 - 2005 President

Lee Wikoff

CPCU, ALCM, AIM, AIC

Doherty Employment Group, Edina, MN

2005 - 2006 President

Daryl Deneen

CPCU, AU

Country Financial, Arden HIlls, MN

2006 - 2007 President

Dan Hanson

CPCU

St. Paul Companies, St Paul, MN

2007 - 2008 President

Todd Johnson

CPCU

Workers' Compensation Reinsurance Association, St. Paul, MN

2008 - 2009 President

Matt Clysdale

CPCU

Maguire Agency, Inc, Roseville, MN

Son of 1976 - 1977 Chapter President Charles E. Clysdale

2009 - 2010 President

Mike Happe

CPCU

SFM, Bloomington, MN

Society Governor

2010 - 2011 President

Royanna G. Carle

CPCU, MA

Berkley Risk Administrators Company, Minneapolis, MN

2011 - 2012 President

Gary Pasterik

CPCU, AIC

Western National Insurance, Edina MN

2012 - 2013 (18 months) President

Joseph P. Cranny

CPCU

The Hanover Insurance Group, Bloomington, MN

2014 President

John L. Eickhoff

CPCU, CPA, MBA

Reese, Winter & Associates, LTD, Faribault, MN

2015 President

Jeff Ewins

CPCU, AINS, API

COUNTRY FINANCIAL  Arden Hills, MN 55112

2016 President

Brian Bent

ARM, CPCU, MS

SFM  Bloomington, MN

2017 President

Cindy L. Jordan

CPCU, RPLU, ASLI, AIS, AU, CIC

RPS, Inc.