The MN CIT Board of Directors is made up of individuals who have or are currently involved with law enforcement.  The board meeting quarterly and is charged with making sure that all decisions for MN CIT are in line with our mission and objectives.

Greg Hestness

Board Chair

Board Position: Board Chair Career/Position outside of MN CIT:  Retired, 40 years of police work.  28 years Minneapolis Police, last...

Dr. Pat Nelson


Board Position: Secretary Career/Position outside of MN CIT:  Associate Professor, Law Enforcement Program Director at Minnesota State University, Mankato Why...

Tim Kingsley


Board Position:  Treasurer Career/Position outside of MN CIT: Why you agreed to serve on the Board for MN CIT: Your...

Rob Allen

Board Member

Rob Allen is the Director of Community Security for the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of Minnesota and the Dakotas,...

Lisa Dressler

Board Member

Board Position:  Board Member Lisa K. Dressler is the former Director of Emergency Management for the University of Minnesota system...

Hao Q. Nguyen

Board Member

Hao Q. Nguyen, came to this country as a refugee from Vietnam at the age of nine. He grew up...