President   

John Mountain, Macalester College, mountain@macalester.edu

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John Mountain has a background in staffing and recruitment, consulting, technology, and organizational development.  He joined Macalester in January of 2004, after working in human resources at GE Capital, Northwest Airlines, and Target Corporation. He earned his Bachelor's degree emphasizing Human Resources and Psychology from the University of Minnesota, Duluth and his Master of Business Administration in Human Resources from the University of St. Thomas. John enjoys spending time with his wife and two children as well as discussing politics, hiking and traveling. 

 

President-Elect

Bill Baldus, Metropolitan State University, william.baldus@metrostate.edu

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Bill Baldus joined Metropolitan State University in March 2006. As the Career Center Director, he oversees a team effort to build a college-to-career community that educates students to develop the professional competencies that will set them on a path to meaningful work using lifelong career management skills. With over 20 years of experience working in higher education and in corporate environments, Bill brings a variety of perspectives to students and alumni. Bill is a former board member of the Minnesota Career Development Association and is former co-chair of the Diversity and Inclusion committee. He earned a B.A. in humanities, St. John’s University; an M.A. in cultural geography from the University of Minnesota and has graduate level coursework in human development and counseling psychology at St. Mary’s University. Outside of work Bill is an avid reader of the                                                                               Sunday New York Times, nordic skier and trail runner. 

Past President

Whitney Moore, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, College of Science and Engineering (CSE), wamoore@umn.edu

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Whitney has been a Career Counselor in the CSE Career Center at the U of M since Fall 2011. In addition to serving as President, Whitney was a Co-Chair for the MCUCSA Membership and Communications Committee and was the Chair-Elect and Co-Chair of the Government and Nonprofit Career Fair Committee from 2012-2013. Whitney has also served in two board positions for the Minnesota College Personnel Association. She received her BA in Communication Studies from Gustavus Adolphus College and MS in Counseling and Student Personnel from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Away from campus, Whitney enjoys all things Minnesota, including the North Shore, state parks, anything Swedish, and spending time running, biking, hiking, and fishing outdoors with her hubby and rescue dog, Charli.  

 

Treasurer

Matt Carlson, Minnesota State University- Mankato, matt.carlson@mnsu.edu

Matt Carlson is the Assistant Director and liaison to the Colleges of Arts & Humanities, Education, and Social & Behavioral Sciences at Minnesota State University Mankato. Matt offers classroom presentations on resume building, job searching, networking, graduate school, and interviewing. He provides career counseling to students and alumni through one-on-one individual appointments. Matt helps coordinate many career-related events including the Government & Nonprofit Career Fair, the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences Career Day, and the Minnesota Education Job Fair. Matt also oversees the Graduate Follow-up Survey which requires following up with 85% of all Minnesota State alumni to capture their post-graduate plans. Matt has earned a Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership, a Master of Science in Counseling: College Student Affairs, and a Bachelor of Science in Photography. 

Secretary

Erica Rademacher, College of St. Benedict, elrademacher@csbsju.edu

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Bio pending. 

 

 

 

 

 

Director at Large - Liaison to Constitution Committee

Jennifer Guyer-Wood, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, jguyerwo@umn.edu

Bio pending.

 

 

 

 

Director at Large - Liaison to Programming Committee

Sue Holm, University of Minnesota - Duluth, sholm@d.umn.edu

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Sue is currently Assistant Director/Career Counselor in Career & Internship Services at the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD).  Sue has been a member of MCUCSA for 3 years and is currently the co-chair of the Programming Committee and Director at Large – Programming Committee Liason for the Exec. Board.  She is a member of MCDA and the Northland Career Development Professionals Association (NCDPA). Sue has an M.A. degree in Counseling/Educational Psychology and a B.A. degree with majors in Psychology and Communication from UMD.  Prior to working at UMD she was the Director of the McNair Scholars Program at UW-Superior and the Assistant Director of the McNair Scholars Program at The College of St. Scholastica.