Melissa Field
Chair

Melissa has returned to Hennepin County to continue her service to the community after retiring with 20 years in the Law Enforcement profession.  She has been an active volunteer in her community since childhood, earning the Presidential Service Award before graduating from high school.  Through her many roles as a Deputy and Sergeant with Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office and Police Officer with the City of Lakeville, she brings leadership, program and event coordination, and many other skills to the Foundation.
 
Melissa has an Associate of Science degree from Inver Hills Community College and is currently employed as a Legislative Assistant with the Minnesota Senate.  She enjoys spending her free-time traveling and relaxing with family and friends at their cabin near Sturgeon Lake.

Melissa McNeill
Treasurer

Melissa McNeill is CEO of Bay Haven Capital, Inc., where she works to provide direction on strategic direction and new initiatives.  Prior to Bay Haven, Melissa was Managing Director of a private equity company and family office.  She has been involved in the investment field for 25+ years in various roles including business development and regulatory compliance. 

 In addition to her professional roles, Melissa was previously elected to the City Council in Deephaven which then allowed her the opportunity to serve as Mayor of that community.   Melissa spends her free time volunteering wherever she can, and is especially passionate about evenings as a baby rocker in the NICU and her time working with incarcerated women at the federal prison. 

Melissa is a native Texan, but has embraced the Land of 10,000 lakes as her home.  In her down time, she enjoys exploring the Minnesota trails and lakes with her husband Marty and a very sassy Maine Coon cat.


Harmony Zweber-Langer
Secretary

Harmony is a 2021 graduate of the University of Notre Dame, where she majored in Accountancy and Applied Mathematics and Statistics (ACMS).

She earned her CPA and has worked as an Asset Wealth Management Auditor at PwC in Minneapolis for the last three years.

Harmony volunteers with the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office as a Special Deputy in Water Patrol, a Sonar Team member, and is a Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post volunteer. She is a proud Minnesota 4-H Alumni and volunteer.

In her free time she loves running, cross-country skiing, hiking, playing the French horn, and visiting with family and friends.


Shalin Johnson

Shalin has worked as a Commercial Insurance Consultant for Marsh & McLennan Agency the past 12 years.  He specializes in helping Middle Market companies and organizations with their insurance and risk management needs.  Shalin has an Associate in Risk Management designation.

Shalin has been active with Bolder Options, a regional mentorship program for at-risk youth, the past 11 years. He has served as their Treasurer, Board Member, and currently serves on their Advisory Board.  Mr. Johnson is also a proud Rotarian. He has been a member of the Rotary Club of Brooklyn Park the past 9 years.

Shalin and his family have lived in Brooklyn Park the past 17 years. He prides himself in being an active citizen by currently serving on the City’s Budget Advisory Commission, and Signature Event Area Task


John Erntson

John has been supporting the Sheriff’s Office as a volunteer for over 35 years.  He is currently the Captain of the VSD Corps and has been awarded numerous accolades for his service including DNR Boat and Water Safety Deputy of the year, Acknowledgement by President George W Bush for volunteer service, MN State Sheriff’s Assoc. Volunteer of the year & Award of Merit National Sheriff’s Assoc.

He has been employed in the precision sheet metal and metal fabrication industry for over 40 yrs; currently as Manager of Manufacturing and Engineering.  John has lived in Hennepin County his entire life and currently resides in Crystal with his wife Terri.

Ted Farrell


Jake Lorence