Anoka-Ramsey Community College Cambridge Campus Foundation announces new board members

The Anoka-Ramsey Community College’s Cambridge Campus Foundation recently elected four new members to their board of directors: Christine Miller, Juanita Peterson, Naomi Plemon and Mark Ziebarth.

Christine Miller, a Cambridge resident, is an active member of the community serving on the Cambridge Medical Center Foundation and also the Cambridge Medical Center Boards. Miller also serves on the Minnesota Reach out and Read Board. She holds a bachelor of science in Elementary Education degree Minnesota State University – Moorhead and a master’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Bethel University. She is married to Stephen and the couple has two children: Jon and Matt.

“I have dedicated most of my life to education, birth through adult education,” says Miller. “I welcome the opportunity to continue my commitment and dedication to the importance of education on the Cambridge Campus Foundation board.”

Juanita Peterson, a Cambridge resident, is returning to the foundation board, where she has held every position, having served numerous terms since 1992. She worked at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital for 36 years as an anesthetist. She is retired and lives in Cambridge with her husband Chuck.

Naomi Plemon, a Cambridge resident, is a speech language pathologist in practice at Therapy Associates in Isanti. She is a graduate of Northern State University with a bachelor of science in Communication Disorders degree and a master of science in Communication Disorders degree from University of Wisconsin – River Falls. She is a member of the Isanti Chamber of Commerce and the American Speech Language Association. She lives in Cambridge with her husband Jim and two sons, John and Matt and daughter Francie.

“I recognize and acknowledge the value that a college education has had on my own life and I am now in a position where I can help prospective students achieve their own individual educational goals,” says Plemon.

Mark Ziebarth, a Cambridge resident, is an elementary school principal in the Cambridge Isanti School District. Ziebarth is a graduate of Minnesota State University–Moorhead and St. Cloud State. He is a member of the Minnesota Elementary School Principals Association and is the Chair of the Church Council at Cambridge United Methodist Church. He lives in Cambridge with his wife Cathy and three children, Mathew, Michelle and Mitchell.

“Education is the key to the future growth and prosperity of our region, and the college’s Cambridge Campus plays a major role in that future growth and prosperity,” says Ziebarth.

Leaving the board is former foundation board chair Roger Anderson, who has served on the foundation board since 2006. Also leaving the board are vice-chair Brad Larson of Lake State Federal Credit Union and John Carlson of Stanchfield.

Greg Carlson was elected foundation board chair. Other elected officers were Seth Zeltinger, vice chair; Laurie Sykes, secretary; and Clyde Bloyer, treasurer.

To learn more about the Anoka-Ramsey Community College Cambridge Campus Foundation, please contact the foundation’s Executive Director Marc Johnson at 763-422-6112 or [email protected]