Valerie Spencer

Board Member

Valerie Spencer is a community volunteer. At CVT she co-chairs the Comprehensive Campaign.  In addition to her involvement with CVT, she is a director of The Women’s Foundation of MN where she is chair of the audit committee and co-chairs MN Girls Are Not for Sale, the anti sex trafficking initiative.  Ms. Spencer is an honorary board member of Arc Greater Twin Cities.  Her former board commitments include Pathfinder International, Planned Parenthood, YWC of Minneapolis and St. David’s School for Child Development.

Ms. Spencer grew up in Florida and received her BA in Russian Area Studies from Williams College in MA.  She was an Assistant Vice President at the Bank of New York before moving to MN in 1981.  She worked at RBC Dain Raucher in the research department before retiring into motherhood in 1984. Ms. Spencer coached girls high school lacrosse for 10 years.  She is married, has three grown children, and one grandson.

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