Chair of the Board: Kirstie Foster
Kirstie Foster leads General Mills’ corporate public relations team in advancing and protecting the company’s global reputation. Foster oversees external strategy development and public relations planning on corporate message platforms, including Financial Performance, Innovation, Health and Wellness, Corporate Social Responsibility and Workplace.
Foster has long been engaged in the Twin Cities nonprofit community. She oversees public relations for the General Mills Foundation, including the focus areas of hunger and youth nutrition and fitness. In 2011, Foster led the national launch of General Mills’ “Partners in Food Solutions” hunger initiative with a Wall Street Journal exclusive. She served as the communications chair on General Mills’ United Way cabinet for three years, helping the company to achieve record-breaking employee fundraising each year.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Kirstie Foster, President
Chris Hayhoe, Vice President
Felhaber, Larson, Fenlon & Vogt,PA
Cassi Johnson, Secretary
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Dan Vollman, Treasurer
Lydia K. Bjorge
Children’s Defense Fund-MN
Wells Fargo Institutional Retirement and Trust
ICA Food Shelf
Committee Legislative Assistant, State Senator James Metzen