Dean Howard, Chair

Dean Howard is the Owner of The Alternative Board, located in Shoreview, MN and joined the Canvas Health board in 2010. Dean has also served on the boards for Crisis Connection, Big Brothers of St. Paul, and the Personal Finance Center, and has also served as a crisis phone volunteer at Crisis Connection. He received his undergraduate degree in Speech and Sociology from the University of Minnesota. Dean has three adult children and three grandchildren and resides in Shoreview with his wife, Mary.