Staff & Board of Directors
Douglas W. Franchot, Chair
Kurt Lysne, Vice-Chair
Ken Kadash, Treasurer
F. Dallas Fogg, Secretary
2014 Board Members
Martin N. Kellogg
Voyageurs National Park Liaison to the Board
Executive Director – Christina Hausman
Christina Hausman has been the executive director of Voyageurs National Park Association since July 2013. At VNPA she engages advocates, philanthropists, volunteers and the next generation of stewards on behalf of Minnesota’s only national park. She has over 6 years experience working in development and communications in the nonprofit industry and has previously worked for The Nature Conservancy and the Hennepin Health Foundation. Christina holds a B.A. in Biology and Government Relations, and a minor in Journalism from Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD. On her time off you can find her taking photos, attempting new recipes, enjoying live music, or traveling to North Carolina to visit family. A nature enthusiast, she grew up taking family trips to America’s national parks and is thrilled to be supporting Voyageurs.
Policy Coordinator – Megan Bond
Megan assists with development and outreach and researches, tracks, reviews, and coordinates VNPA’s advocacy efforts for ongoing environmental and energy policy issues that affect Voyageurs National Park. Her passions lie in environmental protection and public health so she is excited for the opportunity to work on those efforts for one of Minnesota’s most treasured places. She previously worked in community outreach for Orange County, CA and spent 5 years as an intern at the Las Vegas Valley Water District/Southern Nevada Water Authority. Megan holds a dual J.D.- M.A. in Public Policy and Leadership from the University of St. Thomas where she earned the Dean’s Award for Environmental Law in 2012. She also holds a B.S. in Public Administration with a minor in Health Care Administration.