Board Of Directors

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This fund is governed by a Board of Directors which are elected by the fund members. The board is made up of owners/employees of companies participating in the fund. Members are elected at the annual membership meeting and serve a three-year voluntary term. The members help manage the fund with the assistance of third-party administrators and other professional service providers. Board maintains a set of by-laws governing the operations of the fund including setting criteria for new and current members and setting rates.

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Meghan Trangsrud
Minnesota Staffing, LLC
Board Member/Chair
Term expiration 2025

Meghan is the President of Minnesota Staffing LLC. Minnesota Staffing LLC is a Minneapolis-based staffing agency specializing in semi-skilled and on-demand labor.  Meghan graduated with a Bachelor of Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and a Masters of Business Administration from Hamline University. In her free time, Meghan enjoys spending time with her family, home decorating, kickboxing, and cuddling with her cats.

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Joel Nystrom
Pinnacle Construction, Inc.
Board Member/Vice Chair
Term expiration 2025

Joel Nystrom has served on the Builders & Contractors Workers’ Compensation Fund board for 20 years, and currently holds the position of vice-chairman.

Nystrom is the owner and president of Pinnacle Roofing Systems, a company that he founded in 1987. Pinnacle Roofing Systems specializes in commercial, industrial, multi-family, and institutional roofing with an emphasis on existing buildings in the Twin City metro area.
Joel also owns and manages a portfolio of commercial and residential rental properties which he began acquiring in 1979.

Joel’s strengths are his ethics, vision, perceptiveness, drive, and understanding of a wide range of business issues and principles.

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Ron Weber
W.L. Hall Company, Inc.
Board Member/Secretary/Treasurer
Term expiration 2026

Ron Weber is Executive Vice President of W. L. Hall Company located in Hopkins, MN, which provides exterior and interior building products. Ron graduated with Bachelor of Science from the University of Minnesota. Over the last 41 years, he has been involved with all areas of business from estimating, project management, finance, contract review, HR, Safety Director, workers compensation, compliance, risk, and claims management. Ron enjoys spending time with family, completing home projects, fishing, and is a car enthusiast. 

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Dan Berwald
Builders and Remodelers, Inc.
Board Member/Director
Term expiration 2026

Dan Berwald is the Vice President / GM at Builders and Remodelers Inc. He is a Dynamic leader of a 68-year-old, highly regarded, home improvement company. Dan is charged with growing the multimillion company exponentially while maintaining the company’s stellar reputation with its customers and business partners alike.

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Mike Brodsho
PRO Resources
Board Member/Director
Term expiration 2026

Michael Brodsho is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of PRO Resources in Detroit Lakes, MN. In 1990 he co-founded a Professional Employer Organization (PEO), PRO Resources which offers extensive experience with the various aspects of HR outsourcing. He is involved in all areas of the business including; compliance, workers’ compensation, risk management, loss prevention, and claims management. Michael realizes that every company, regardless of industry, is only as good and “safe” as their people. He directs PRO and their client companies with a strong belief that proper care of their human capital and those they serve is the best approach to continued success. A lifetime entrepreneur, Michael has a number of other business services and real estate interests as well.

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Mike Mulligan
Miklin Enterprises, Inc.
Board Member/Director
Term expiration 2024

Mike Mulligan is the Owner and President of Miklin Enterprises, Inc. a 20-year franchisee of Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches that operates 12 stores in the Minneapolis metro. Mr. Mulligan previously spent his 32-year career with Supervalu, Inc., an NYSE Fortune 500 company, serving in a number of senior executive positions where he retired as senior sales and marketing officer. He has also served on the boards of The St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and the Minneapolis Convention and Visitors Association. He lives in Minnetrista, MN with his wife, Linda. 

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Kathleen Rocheleau
J-Berd Companies
Board Member/Director
Term expiration 2025

Kathleen Rocheleau has worked in Safety/HR since 2018 for J-Berd Mechanical Contractors, Inc., Berd Electric, LLC, and Security Fire Sprinkler, LLC; collectively known as J-Berd Companies.  Since 2019, Kathleen has also been an active member of the Safety Committee for Associated Builders and Contractors.  Prior to construction, Kathleen worked for 11 years in the credit industry, working for JC Christensen and Associates, Inc. Kathleen enjoys home projects, baking, and spending time with her family of 5 in whatever adventure comes their way.

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Erik Schuck
Dem-Con Companies, LLC
Board Member/Director
Term expiration 2024

Dem-Con is a third-generation family-owned solid waste management and processing company located in Shakopee, Minnesota.   As COO, Erik is responsible for the operational execution and P&Ls of the Company’s Business Units.  He also plays a critical role in the Company’s safety program, strategy development, acquisition analysis, and integration of new businesses.  Over the past 20 years, he has also held executive roles in diverse settings from nimble startups to Fortune 500 companies.  Erik graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Erik is also Vice-Chair of the Board for a nonprofit called Camp Odayin.

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Joseph Zavoral
R.J. Zavoral & Sons, Inc.
Board Member/Director
Term expiration 2024

R.J. Zavoral & Sons, Inc. is a third-generation earthmoving, excavation, utilities, and asphalt paving company in East Grand Forks, MN.  Joe is currently the treasurer and estimating manager overseeing project estimating, procurement, project forecasting, and design-build projects. He has held many roles over the years including, GPS Program Manager, Safety Director, and Quality Control Manager. Joe graduated from the University of North Dakota in 2003 with a degree in Civil Engineering. His well-rounded background, attention to detail, and easy-going personality are just some of the skills Joe utilizes to successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously.