DECC Board of Directors

Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center Authority
Board of Directors

The Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center is an authority created by state statute with a Board made up of four members appointed by the Governor of Minnesota and seven members appointed by the Mayor of the City of Duluth.  The Board Members are charged with fiduciary oversight and governance.

KAREN PIONK
President

Appointment: July 1, 2013
Term Expiration: June 30, 2019
Appointed by: Mayor
Finance Committee
Personnel Committee

 

DON NESS
Vice President

Appointment: May 24, 2016
Term Expiration: July 1, 2022
Appointed by: Mayor
Finance Committee

CRYSTAL PELKEY
Secretary

Appointment: July 1, 2013
Term Expiration: June 30, 2019
Appointed by: Mayor
Finance Committee – Chair

MARY FINNEGAN-ONGARO
Board Member

Appointment: February 1, 2011
Term Expiration: January 2, 2023
Appointed by: Governor
Strategic Planning & Governance Committee – Chair
Personnel Committee

CARRIE HEFFERNAN
Board Member

Appointment: July 2, 2019
Term Expiration: January 2, 2023
Appointed by: Governor
Personnel Committee

PAT MULLEN
Board Member

Appointment: July 2, 2019
Term Expiration: January 2, 2023
Appointed by: Governor
Finance Committee

BILL NELSON
Board Member

Appointment: July 31, 2018
Term Expiration: July 31, 2021
Appointed by: Mayor
Strategic Planning & Governance Committee

ROZ RANDORF
Board Member

Appointment: July 31, 2018
Term Expiration: July 31, 2021
Appointed by: Mayor
Personnel Committee – Chair

ROGER REINERT
Board Member

Appointment: June 13, 2011
Term Expiration: June 30, 2020
Appointed by: Mayor
Strategic Planning & Governance Committee
Personnel Committee

DAVID M. ROSS
Board Member

Appointment: March 15, 2010
Term Expiration: June 30, 2019
Appointed by: Mayor
Strategic Planning & Governance Committee

LYNNE WILLIAMS
Board Member

Appointment: July 2, 2019
Term Expiration: January 2, 2023
Appointed by: Governor
Strategic Planning & Governance Committee