MCDA Executive Board

Our Executive Board is made up of our current President Sharon Balke, our Treasurer Tom Colosimo, and Secretary Rachel Nihart. Learn more about our current Executive Board here. Interested in learning about previous Presidents? Visit this page


MCDA is made up of several committees. The committee chairpersons are members of the Executive Board and Board of Trustees. All MCDA members are welcome to participate in committees. Learn more about each committee and how to join by visiting our committees page.

Board of Trustees

Our Board of Trustees is a group of elected volunteers who provide leadership for the association. Trustees serve two-year terms. Currently, the Board of Trustees is made up of 11 members who participate in committees and/or direct a board-approved project. Learn more about the responsibilities of the board by visiting this page.

Board Meetings

The Board of Trustees of MCDA meets once monthly from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at various locations in the Twin Cities Metro Area to discuss and plan MCDA events, implement the organization’s strategic plan, and meet the needs of our members. View the meeting dates here.