Our Board of Directors

The Board of the Czech and Slovak Cultural Center of Minnesota is comprised of volunteers who wish to be active in the Czech and Slovak community in Minnesota.  Past and present board members have included professors, veterinarians, retired military, public sector employees, and more.

If there is currently a vacancy and you are interested in joining the board, please contact us!

Dr. Renáta Tichá

President

Dr. Cheryl Nelson Theuninck

Vice President

Programs, Website, & Social Media

Liaison to UMN Immigration History Research Center

Jan Knudtson

Vice President

Membership Chair

Beatrice Flaming

Treasurer

Dr. Gwen Willems

Member-At-Large

Joyce Tesarek

Member-At-Large

Andrew Kozak

Member-At-Large

Tricia Mestenhauser Bergh

Member-At-Large

Marit Kucera

Member-At-Large

Honorary Consul of the Czech Republic for Minnesota,  Iowa, North Dakota, & South Dakota

In Memory Of:

Dr. Josef Mestenhauser (1925-2015)

CSCC Founder and past Board President

Don Pafko (1939-2017)

Honorary Consul of the Slovak Republic