Trustee Cheryl Dickson
Congressional District #4
Legislative District #65B
Term Dates: July 2, 2008, through
June 30, 2014
126 Prospect Boulevard
St. Paul, MN 55107
Cheryl Dickson, St. Paul, served as executive President/CEO of the Minnesota Humanities Commission for 24 years and was responsible for the renovation of the old Gillette Children's Hospital building near Lake Phalen in St. Paul, which now serves as the conference center and administrative offices of the Minnesota Humanities Commission. She was named Outstanding Minnesotan by Bemidji State University and was named one of Metropolitan State University's twenty-five outstanding graduates. She received a Bush Leadership Award and holds certificates from the Stanford Executive Program and the Harvard Lifelong Education Program. She has served many non-profit boards, currently that of the Ramsey County Historical Society and as a panelist and site reviewer for the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Dickson was first appointed to the Board of Trustees by Gov. Jesse Ventura in 2002 and was reappointed by Gov. Tim Pawlenty in 2008 for a six-year term expiring June 30, 2014.