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June 8, 2010

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LA CROSSE, Wis. – Viterbo University welcomes three new members to its Board of Trustees. Trustees serve four-year terms and are responsible for oversight on a variety of issues ranging from budgets to new program developments. Joining the board are:

  • Richard Lommen Jr. Lommen is the president of Courtesy Corporation McDonald’s Restaurants. Courtesy Corporation employs over 3,500 workers in its 42 McDonald’s restaurants.
  • Sue Ernster, FSPA. Sr. Ernster is the Parish Administrator for the Church of St. Richard in Richfield, Minn. Sr. Ernster also has previous experience at Viterbo, serving as campus minister from 1998–2001.
  • Romona Klaubauf, FSPA. Sr. Klaubauf recently retired as a nursing faculty member in Cameroon, Africa. She has extensive work experiences in nursing, teaching, and health care.

The Viterbo Board of Trustees also elected its officers for 2010–12: Mary Ann Gschwind, FSPA, chair; Bernie Aldrich, vice chair; Dean Janke, treasurer; and Lucy Ann Meyer, FSPA, secretary.

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