MCPA Staff

Executive Director: Andy Skoogman

altAndy is the former Communications Director at the St. Paul Police Department and the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. He has extensive public affairs, marketing and training experience in the law enforcement and public safety sectors at the local, state and federal levels. He’s been an instructor at Metro State University, the Minnesota BCA Senior Management series and the FBI's Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar. He’s also spent the last ten years training and advising U.S. military leaders in strategic communications.

Andy’s a former multiple Emmy Award winning journalist and a Minnesota native. He lives in St. Paul with his family.

Andy Skoogman
Executive Director
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Finance & Operations Director:  Susan Engel

Susan Engel oversees the day-to-day operations of the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association, including developing and managing budgets and timelines for projects, initiatives and trainings.  She joined the MCPA in 2014 as Finance Manager and added the operations role in 2017.

Susan started her finance career on Wall Street in the 1990s and, in more recent years, has worked with smaller, more entrepreneurial organizations in both the private and nonprofit sectors, in the US and Canada. 


 Contact info:
Susan Engel
Finance & Operations Director
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Managing Director - Marketing & Fundraising: Andrew Wittenborg

Andrew Wittenborg is a veteran public affairs strategist and experienced fundraiser who most recently led many of the Minnesota High Tech Association's initiatives, including member relations and talent development as well as events and conferences.

He was also director of public affairs at the Minnesota House of Representatives.  Andrew also worked in digital and broadcast media management at WCCO and KSTP.

Contact info:
Andrew Wittenborg
Managing Director - Marketing & Fundraising
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