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Rawlings Chapter Board of Directors, 2014

Lawrence SagstetterLawrence Sagstetter, MN State President & Chairman, Board of Directors: Lawrence Sagstetter holds a Master of Public Affairs (MPAff.) degree from the LBJ School of Public Affairs, the University of Texas at Austin; a BA from the University of Minnesota where he attended the Carlson School of Management. He has worked in communications in the United States Senate; as an analyst with the Civil Division of the US Department of Justice and the US Office of Management and Budget. E-mail:

Dan MurphyChapter President & Vice-President of Government Relations: Daniel Murphy - Dan Murphy has over 20 years of global experience in Defense & Space sales and marketing. Most of his experience is with guidance, navigation and control systems and sensors for precision guided munitions, autonomous vehicles, aircraft and tactical wheeled vehicles. He is skilled in sales to military, law enforcement and commercial clients in the Southern United States. He received his BS Natural Science from St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota.

Jonathan PowellJonathan Powell, Vice-Chairman, Board of Directors: Jonathan E. Powell is the president and owner of PediaPals, a Minneapolis based medical equipment and supplies manufacturing company. He is responsible for the development and sales of medical equipment, supplies and devices serving the international durable medical equipment community.

Mr. Powell is a life member of the Air Force Association, past-president of the Twin Cities Rawlings Chapter and prior President of Anchorage AFA Chapter. Mr. Powell is also a life member of Association of Graduates Air Force Academy. He is a 2011 graduate of the E200 Emerging Leader of Minneapolis CEOs.

Mr. Powell holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the Air Force Academy. He lives in Minneapolis, MN with his wife and three boys.

Vic SeaversVic Seavers, Board Member Emeritus: Vic Seavers has been a member of the Air Force Association since 1965. After an AF career, he began to actively take part in the Rawlings Chapter in Minnesota and soon became the Chapter President. A year later he was selected to be the Minnesota AFA State President.

Seavers served on the AFA Board of Directors from 1997-2000 and again in 2003-2006 including two years on the AFA Executive Committee. In an earlier period from 1994-1997 he was selected as North Central Region Vice-President [title later changed to Region President].

From 2008 to 2010 he was a member of the Aerospace Education Council while also serving as President of the General EW Rawlings Chapter.

Joseph Johnston
Joe Johnston serves as Director of Public Affairs for Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc.

Darrell J. TamosuinasDarrell J. Tamosuinas is an experienced financial and operational consultant providing restructuring and reorganization services to distressed businesses.  He owned and operating a contract manufacturing business and was a Partner in Ernst & Young's Restructuring and Reorganization practice of the Midwest Region.  Mr. Tamosuinas was also a banker with the Chase Manhattan Bank in NY, and a petroleum engineer with the Union Oil Company of California.  He has over thirty years of professional experience with an in-depth concentration in operations and financial restructuring.

Tom WilsonTom Wilson, President, Twin Cities Area United States Air Force Academy Association of Graduates: Class of 1961