At approximately 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 16, Scott Thiss, chair of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees, is scheduled to visit the Brainerd campus of Central Lakes College for about 90 minutes. Accompanying Chairman Thiss will be Bernard Omann from MnSCU Legislative Relations (Mr. Omann is a CLC alumnus), and Cecilia Retelle of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Education, Labor, and Management Committee. The entourage is expected to tour the Brainerd campus with President Larry Lundblad of CLC. They will discuss business and industry connections. Chairman Thiss, an Edina resident, is president and chief executive officer for Sailforth, Inc., an Edina holding company with selected business investments. He previously served as president and chief executive officer for S&W Plastics, LLC, in Eden Prairie. He was appointed in July of 2006 to his six-year team by then-Gov. Tim Pawlenty and will serve until June 30, 2012.