Board of Directors
Christine Searson has recently accepted a position as the University of Minnesota Foundation’s Controller/Associate Vice President of Finance. Prior, she was CFO at the Saint Paul and Minnesota Foundation, where she ensured the sound stewardship, financial leadership, regulatory compliance, risk management and operational effectiveness of the Foundation, its client foundations Mardag Foundation and F.R. Bigelow Foundation, and more than 2,000, affiliates. Ms. Searson joined the Saint Paul and Minnesota Foundation in 2003 after six years as controller and then CFO for The San Francisco Foundation. She is a CPA, holds a master’s degree from San Francisco State University and a bachelor’s degree from Iowa State University. This will be Ms. Searson’s second term on the Citizens League board of directors.