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NACD Minnesota Announces Updates to Board of Directors

December 15, 2013

Minneapolis (December 15 2013) — The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Minnesota Chapter today announced the election of Lisa Hauser as director to the NACD Minnesota Chapter board. Hauser is a senior managing director at PricewaterhouseCoopers Risk Assurance practice and has over 30 years’ cross-functional experience working with utilities, retailing and manufacturing companies.


Additionally, John H. Stout and Reatha Clark King were both named emeritus directors to the NACD Minnesota Chapter board. Stout’s numerous achievements with NACD include establishing the Minnesota Chapter in 1977 and serving on several of NACD’s Blue Ribbon Commissions. He is the chair of the Corporate Governance and Investigations Group at Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.

Clark King, NACD member since 1993 and director since 2003, has received several honors including the 2004 NACD Director of the Year and the 2013 International Citizen by the International Leadership Institute.   


“The NACD Minnesota Chapter is thrilled to see our board of directors grow with the election of Lisa, and we look forward to the continued influence of John and Reatha as emeritus directors,” said Paul R. Knapp, Sr., chapter president. “NACD Minnesota is full of distinguished leaders, and we are excited to continue leveraging their expertise as our organization moves forward.


About NACD

The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) is the only membership organization focused exclusively on advancing exemplary board leadership. Based on 35 years of experience, NACD identifies, interprets and provides insights and information that corporate board members rely upon to make sound strategic decisions, confidently confront complex business challenges and enhance shareowner value. With more than 14,000 corporate director members, NACD provides world-class director education, director training and proprietary research about leading boardroom and corporate governance practices to promote director professionalism and bolster investor confidence. Furthermore, to create more effective and efficient corporate boards, NACD provides independent board evaluations and custom-tailored in-boardroom education and training programs, as well as director-led conferences, forums and peer-exchange learning opportunities to share ideas about current and emerging issues. Fostering collaboration among directors and governance stakeholders, NACD is shaping the future of board leadership. To learn more about the Minnesota chapter of NACD, visit To join, please contact Judy Ferril at

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Judy Ferril
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