Foundation Board and Staff

2015 Board of Directors

The Foundation is guided by a board of directors which meets the second Tuesday of February, April, June, August, October and December. Current members of the board are: 


  • Paul Borsheim, Chair
  • Kurtis Bear, Vice Chair
  • Rita Gasterland, Treasurer
  • LuAnne Kratt, R.N, Secretary
  • Timothy Johnson, M.D. CEO, Franciscan Healthcare


  • Dr. Joseph Kotnour
  • Fr. Robert Cook
  • George "Jeb" Griffith
  • Peter Hughes
  • Joe Kruse
  • Taylor Mathy
  • Erika McTaggart
  • Sr. Jean Moore
  • Rick Niemeier
  • Brendan Rouzer

Foundation Staff

Members of the Foundation staff are always happy to answer questions about the Foundation and its charitable mission.

  • Peter J. Grabow, Administrator
  • Kate C. Dunnum, Development Specialist
  • Lynn Conway, Administrative Assistant

To contact a foundation staff member, please use our web contact form. Select "Foundation" from the subject drop-down menu.

Mayo Clinic Health System - Franciscan Healthcare Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, tax-exempt Wisconsin corporation. Gifts to the Foundation are tax deductible as allowed by law.