Edward Eroe, Board Member and Webmaster / Social Media was re-elected to a three year term. His initial term was one year when the board was formed and he has completed 27 Birkie races. Edward is the President & CEO of Life Link III which provides air medical transport services in Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin. Life Link III provides air medical support to local EMS by placing a helicopter in the Cable / Hayward area during the race.
Don Becker was elected to a three year term. He has completed 30 Birkie races and is also a past member of the American Birkebeiner Foundation Board of Directors. Don's law firm, Becker Law, has been a major sponsor of the Birkie.
Connie Meek was also elected to a three year term. She has completed 31 Birkie races and is also a Worldloppet Gold Master. Connie serves as the Race Chief of the Barkie Birkie Skijor Race and is a Coach and Treasurer of the women's ski group, Ski and Tea.
A big thanks to our outgoing board members, Jeanine Evenson and Russell Roberts for their service and assistance in forming the Birchleggings Club Board of Directors and serving the first year!