Board of Directors

Meet the 2021-22 Minnesota Chapter Board of Directors.

Andy Gardner, CMP


Principal, Corporate Communication at Prime Therapeutics

Mike Walsh, ABC, APR, MBC

Past President

Public Relations & Marketing Consultant, Michael Walsh Communications

Paul Omodt, ABC, APR, SCMP

President elect

Owner and Principal of Omodt & Associates Critical Communications

Anne Sonnee

VP of membership engagement

Director of Communications at Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs

Ianthe Zabel

VP of finance

Independent Communications Consultant

Cindy Schmieg, ABC, SCMP, IABC Fellow

Co-VP Convergence Summit

Strategic Communication Management Professional and Educator

Cory Weaver

VP of engagement


Carly Green

VP of operations

Communication specialist | Prime Therapeutics

Andrew Kaeding

VP of technology

Technology director | Periscope

Diana Dukich

Co-VP of chapter experience

Communications consultant

Katy Sullivan

Co-VP of chapter experience

Principal consultant | Substance and Sums Communication