About BCPA

BCPA Mission

The mission of BCPA is to provide a professional and educational environment for the exchange of experience, dissemination of information, professional growth and for added value of mutual interest to the membership.

BCPA Membership

BCPA membership is open to any and all professionals interested in the vocations related to business continuity planning, disaster recovery planning, crisis management or emergency management. To join the BCPA, please complete an online application or print and complete a copy of the application available on this website and mail to the BCPA address listed on our contact page. With further questions or concerns, please call the BCPA voice mail number, leave a message and number where you can be reached and you will be contacted by a BCPA representative.

Membership Dues

Members will be assessed annual dues, payable upon receipt of invoice from BCPA. Members will be informed of the uses of these dues at least annually. The annual dues for each member of BCPA, the time for paying such dues and other assessments, if any, shall be determined from time to time by the Board of Directors. Once paid, dues are non-refundable and non-transferable.

2017 BCPA Board


Matt Schillerstrom
Target Corporation

Past President

Heidi Piche


Kathy Davis
C.H. Robinson


Michael Leipholtz

UnitedHealth Group

Past Treasurer

Roger Fossum
Heights Consulting Corp.


Program Director

Marie Strawser

Facilities Director

Tanea Thompson

Xcel Energy

Membership Director

Anne Marie DeBoard
BlueCross BlueShield of MN

Information Director

Bob Kunzer
BlueCross BlueShield of MN




Lindsey Bukowski
Walter Investments

Jennifer Cassidy
Target Corporation

Cheryl Fischbach
State of Minnesota

David Le


William Nickel

Bob Niebuhr
Risk Management Consultant


Lenny Sharpe
Target Corporation

Proud member of UMSA (Upper Midwest Security Alliance), a nonprofit alliance of security and risk-related organizations and host of the Secure360 Conference.

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