Portrait of Mari Oyanagi Eggum

Mari Oyanagi Eggum

Board Treasurer

Foundation Administrator, Elmer L. and Eleanor J. Andersen Foundation

Mari is the Treasurer, Chair of the Audit Committee and former Co-Chair of the Linking Leaders Task Force for the F. R. Bigelow Foundation. For twenty years she was employed as the Foundation Administrator of the Elmer L. & Eleanor J. Andersen Foundation and the Trillium Family Foundation and now, in retirement, serves as a trustee for both foundations.

Currently, she also serves as a board member and officer for the Ramsey County Historical Society and as a volunteer for the Jeremiah program and the Junior League of Saint Paul. In the past she has served as President of the Junior League of Saint Paul, President of the Ripley Memorial Foundation, a fund of the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota, and as a volunteer, board member and officer for other community organizations.

Many years ago, with undergraduate and graduate degrees in mathematics education from the University of Minnesota, she was a teacher in the Columbia Heights School District and the Anoka-Hennepin School District, and an instructor at the University of Minnesota and Inver Hills Community College.

In addition to serving as a community volunteer, she enjoys spending time with friends and family (especially her granddaughter, Mari, with another granddaughter on the way!), reading, travel, yoga and origami.