Speaker Date Topic
Matt Majka, Minnesota Wild Jul 18, 2019
Matt Majka, President and Alternate Governor, Minnesota Wild
Matt Majka
President & Alternate Governor, Minnesota Wild
 
Matt Majka (pronounced MAY-kuh) is in his second season as President and Alternate Governor for Minnesota Sports and Entertainment (MSE) and 22nd year with the organization. He previously held the positions of Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President, Senior Vice President of Business Operations and Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Sponsorships.
 
MSE is a regional sports and entertainment leader that has grown into several different business operations including the Minnesota Wild, its minor league affiliate, the Iowa Wild, 317 on Rice Park and the facility management of Xcel Energy Center and Saint Paul RiverCentre.
 
During his tenure with the Wild, Majka has been instrumental in fostering the unique relationship between the hockey club and its fan base. The team’s continued dedication to the fans of the “State of Hockey” is reflected in ESPN The Magazine’s Ultimate Standings as the Wild was named the “Best Stadium Experience” in the National Hockey League from 2007-10. Minnesota ranked first in the NHL and sixth overall for “Stadium Experience” in the field of all 122 major league sports franchises in 2012.
 
Majka joined the Minnesota Wild in October of 1997 from Rollerblade, Inc., where he started work in 1984. Beginning as a Sales Representative for the fledgling company, he held positions of increasing responsibility through his 13-year tenure including: Sales Representative, Regional Sales Manager, Marketing Manager, Director of International Business, Senior Director of Product Marketing and culminating with his appointment as Vice President of Product Marketing. During his tenure, the privately held company grew revenues from $1 million to more than $200 million annually.
 
The Detroit, Mich., native has lived in the Twin Cities for more than 50 years and is a 1984 speech communications graduate of the University of Minnesota. Majka currently serves on the St. Paul Downtown Alliance, The Ordway Center for Performing Arts, the United States Hockey Hall of Fame, and the BEL13VE in Miracles Foundation.
 
He and his wife, Kym, have two sons, Sam and Nick. The family resides in Medina.

 

Prospective Member Day: Gavin Kaysen, Bellecour Jul 25, 2019
Prospective Member Day: Chef Gavin Kaysen, Bellecour
RT Rybak, Minneapolis Foundation Aug 01, 2019
RT Rybak, Minneapolis Foundation
Russ Michaletz, District 5950 Governor Aug 08, 2019
Russ Michaletz, District 5950 Governor
Megan Tamte, CEO, Founder, EverEve Aug 15, 2019
Megan Tamte, CEO, Founder, EverEve
Rudy Boschwitz Aug 22, 2019
Rudy Boschwitz
Monique Rossman Aug 29, 2019
Monique Rossman
Marty Bassett, CEO, President, Walman Optical Sep 05, 2019
Marty Bassett, CEO, President, Walman Optical
Lindsey Whalen, Coach, U of M Women's Basketball Sep 12, 2019
Lindsey Whalen, Coach, U of M Women's Basketball
Dr. Sofia Posadas & Dr. Jimmy Menendes, Escuintla Sep 26, 2019
Dr. Sofia Posadas & Dr. Jimmy Menendez, Regional Hospital de Escuintla, Guatemala
No Meeting (Annual Gala on Sat, Oct 5) Oct 03, 2019
No Meeting (Annual Gala on Sat, Oct 5)
Commissioner Steve Grove, DEED Oct 10, 2019
Commissioner Steve Grove, DEED
Tim Mulcrone, District 5950 Polio Chair Oct 17, 2019
Tim Mulcrone, District 5950 Polio Chair
Vocational Ethics Day: Edina High School Tour Oct 24, 2019
Vocational Ethics Day: Edina High School Tour
Prospective Member Day: Lexi Reed Holtum, SRHN Oct 31, 2019
Prospective Member Day: Lexi Reed Holtum, Steve Rummler Hope Network

Lexi Reed Holtum, Executive Director and Lobbyist of the Steve Rummler Hope Network, has been with the organization since its inception in 2011. Lexi leads and fosters the growth of the organizations three programs; Prescriber Education, Advocacy, and Overdose Awareness. Lexi is instrumental in the passage of public health and safety laws enabling the state to have tools and resources needed to address the opioid crisis. She’s created the Network’s Overdose Prevention Program and established partnerships with hospitals, treatment and sober living facilities, first responders, treatment courts, colleges, and communities in order to reduce opioid overdose deaths. Lexi engages experts in the field of addiction and chronic pain to produce non-biased enduring CMEs which are utilized by doctors and medical students in 40 states, Austria, New Zealand, Europe and Asia. In addition, she is a nationally sought-after speaker and advocate. Her testimony in Washington DC has offered perspective to government agencies as they adjust the ways we approach our national opioid epidemic. Lexi is a person in long-term recovery from the disease of addiction, the proud mother of one child, and she was Steve Rummler's fiancé.  

 

Area 3 Veteran's Day Program Nov 11, 2019
Area 3 Veteran's Day Program
No Meeting (Veteran's Day Program on Mon, Nov 11) Nov 14, 2019
No Meeting (Veteran's Day Program on Mon, Nov 11)
Joint Meeting EMRC: Jennifer Jones Nov 21, 2019
Joint Meeting EMRC: Jennifer Jones, Rl Director, 2015-2017, VP, 2016-17
Thanksgiving Day Baskets: Michael Stanzak Nov 27, 2019
Thanksgiving Day Baskets: Michael Stanzak
No Meeting (Thanksgiving Baskets on Wed, Nov 27) Nov 28, 2019
No Meeting (Thanksgiving Baskets on Wed, Nov 27)
Dr. H.L. Saylor III, Fairview Southdale Dec 05, 2019
Dr. H.L. Saylor III, Vascular Surgeon, Fairview Southdale Hospital
Holiday Meeting: Normandale French Immersion Choir Dec 12, 2019
Holiday Meeting: Normandale French Immersion Choir
No Meeting (Holiday Break) Dec 19, 2019
No Meeting (Holiday Break)
No Meeting (Holiday Break) Dec 26, 2019
No Meeting (Holiday Break)
No Meeting (Holiday Break) Jan 02, 2020
No Meeting (Holiday Break)
Eric Dayton, Bachelor Farmer Jan 09, 2020
Eric Dayton, Bachelor Farmer