Selected Speakers and Presentations Since 2011....
 
History
Dave Newhall: Nat'l Cemetery 
Lee Radik: "Rock Light House Keeper" 
Mark Stageberg: “The World’s Largest Sawmill”.
Carl Baer: History of Honor and Robert E. Lee, Man     of Honor.
James Eli Shiffer: "The King of Skid Row".


Education 
Eric Kaler, President, U of M: “Why our education system is backasswards”.
Lakeville Police Deputy: “Police in the School?”.
Mike McFaddeen: Charter School experience at          Christo Rey and Tesfa International High Schools.


Law

E. Sherayzen: From Russia with Law" .
Mark Stageberg: Experience as a trial lawyer.
David Lillehaug,  MN Supreme Court Justice.
Lori S Gildea, MN Supreme Ct Chief Justice.
Paul Anderson, MN Supreme Court Justice.
Alan Page, MN Supreme Court Justice.

J. Ferris, MN Hwy. Patrol: The Denny Hecker Case, 
Chief Justice John Tunheim, Federal District Court: "A View From the Bench"

Government
Dave Durenberger, Former US Senator,
"US Constitution, "What were founders thinking?"
Marty Seifert, Former State Legislator.
R. Stanek, Hennepin Cty. Sheriff: "Guns & Mental Illness".
Tom Gillaspy, former MN State Demographer.

M Pearlstein, Pres., Center of American Experiment
Commissioner Mike Rothman,  MN Commerce.
Jim Hovland, Edina Mayor: "Land use in Edina".
Edina Police Lieutenant Brian Tholen: Current issues in Edina Policing, including pursuits, gradient of force application, and dealing with mental illness.
Brian Rycks, Chairman of MSP Metro Airports Commission: "Connecting You to Your World".
Congressman Tom Emmer: "News from the Capitol".
John Hoffman, MN State Senator and Minority Whip: "Governance in MN".


International Issues
Rudy Boschwitz: “Magnificent America”
Peter Vodenka: "Journey For Freedom" behind the      Iron Curtain www.journeyforfreedom.com

Capt.J. Meszaros, Intel. Officer, Afghanistan.
David Paxon: "Overpopulation is Solvable", 
John Radsan, President Nat'l Security Forum: IRAN.
Jarret Brachman: "Future of Global Terrorism".
Cliff VanLeuven, Transportation Safety Admin.
Ed Cunnington:  “Cuba, what has changed?”
J Brachman: “Between Iraq & a Hard Place”.


Military
Political Interference Damaging National Defense.
Rear Admiral Ray Witter, “Future of Naval Warfare”.
The US Marine Corps Birthday, Bob Lewis.
Dec 7, 1941 ”A Day That Will Live In Infamy”.
Searching lost WWII Aircraft in New Guinea.

Maj. Gen. R. Shadley: "Leadership in Crisis” 
Joel J. Phillippi: "Run Silent, Run Deep?" 
Denny Schulstad: "Honoring our Veterans”

Politics
Tom Horner: “Where Partisan Politics Block Bipartisan Action”.
Erik Paulsen, US Congressman.
Tom Horner, Ind. party gubernatorial candidate.
Amy Klobuchar, US Senator, Minnesota.
Kurt Zellers, Rep. gubernatorial candidate.
Todd Rapp, Political Analyst for MPR.
David Hann, Minnesota Minority Leader.
Julianne Ortman, MN Senator.
Tom Emmer, “US Congressman, MN 6th District.
Mike McFadden, Candidate for U. S. Senate.
David Schultz: "Understanding the 2016 Election".
Melisa Franzen, MN State Senator: "Update on MN Politics and the State Senate Session".
Terri Bonoff, Democratic candidate for US Congress.



Business
Entrepreneurship with honor, Barry Krelitz.
SCORE, Helping Small Businesses Succeed.
John Cherry, CEO, PolyMet Mining.
Unlocking Equity in Closely Held Business .
Bill Lentsch, VP President, MN Op Delta Air:
"God, Family, Country and the Corporation".


Computer Age
Computer Forensic Analysis.
Internet Neutrality: Speakers Pro and Con.
Thomas Fisher, former Dean of MN College of Design: "The On-Demand City".



Investing
Phil Dow, Director of Research at RBC. 

Nancy Bender-Kelner, Atty: Estate Planning

Medicine
Dr. Frederick Strobl: Inventor, eng, neurologist.
Dr. John Najarian, Transplant Surgeon.
Planning for Transitions: Health Care Crisis.
Deepa McGriff: "Medical Cannabis in Minnesota".
Karina A. Forrest-Perkins: Addiction and Mental Health Trends in Minnesota.
Jeffrey Remakel DDS: "Sleep Apnea and Snoring - How a Quiet Night's Sleep can Save Your Life".
Jon Pryor MD, U of MN Professor, Urology Department Chairman, and CEO of HCMC.


Environment
Enbridge, MN. Pipeline Expansion.
Anthropogenic Global Warming, R. Svendsen
Mark Seeley, MPR, Evidence for Climate Change.


Arts and Culture

Masha Zanialova, Curator, Russian Museum of Art
Janet Beihoffer, “American Culture DNA”.
Tony Ross, Principal Cellist, Minn Orchestra.
Nathan Soland, Dir Hennepin Theater Trust.
“Christmas and Folk Traditions in Norway”.
Hennepin Theater Trust Season Preview, and Vocal Artist Performance.
Sam Bergman, MSO Violist: "A Walk With a Renaissance Man of Music".


General Interest
David Nimmer, formerly with WCCO.

Honorable Mary Pawlenty: "America, What if Family Fragmentation Continues?"
Tony Palumbo, Anoka Co. Atty. “Elder Abuse”.
Cindy Brucato, former KSTP News Anchor.
Randy Young. Director, Union Gospel Mission.
Julie Nelson, KARE 11 Newswoman: "News and Journalism".




Sports
Chad Greenway, Minnesota Vikings linebacker, "Football and Beyond".
Tubby Smith, U of  M Basketball Coach.
Patrick Reusse, Sports Personality.
Mike Veeck,  Owner Saint Paul Saints.
Bud Grant, former  Minnesota Vikings coach. 
Denny Schulstad: "George Mikan - The Original Mister Basketball".
John Anderson, Head Baseball Coach, Univ. of MN.
Andrea Mokros: "The Bold North - Minnesota Super Bowl LII".
Mark Coyle, Athletic Director, Univ. of MN.

Mark Dienart, Ph.Dformer U of MN Athletic Director