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Board of Directors

 Board of Directors

(Updated January 2018)

Executive Committee

President
MariBeth Olson, RN, MA, NE-BC
V.P. of Patient Care & Nursing
Mercy Hospital, Coon Rapids
Term 2018 President
Past President
Diane M. Twedell, DNP, RN, CNAA
Chief Nursing Officer
Mayo Clinic Health System -Albert Lea and Austin
President 2016 and 2017
President- Elect
Sonda Tolle, RN, DNP
Vice President Patient Services/CNO
Perham Health, Perham
First Term President-Elect 2018
Secretary
Cathline Helstrom, BSN, RN
Director of Quality/Patient Safety, Risk Manager
CHI St. Gabriel's Health, Little Falls
First term 2018 and 2019
Treasurer
Jenny Prochnow, DNP, MBA, RNC, PHN
Assistant Professor
Winona State University, Rochester
First term 2017 and 2018

 Directors

Policy & Advocacy Chair
Anthony Narr, R.N.
Nursing Supervisor
Mayo Clinic Health System, Rochester
First term 2017 and 2018
Membership Chair
Gwen E. Schuller-Bebus, R.N., M.A.
Clinical Manager
United Hospital Day Surgery Center
First term 2015 and 2016
Second term 2017 and 2018
Professional Development Chair
Melissa Rowe, BA, BSN, RN Clinic Manager, Cardiology, CT & Vascular Surgery
Essentia Health -East Region, Duluth
First term 2018 and 2019
Public Relations Chair
Mindy Murtley, RN
First term 2018 and 2019
District A Rep
Shauna Paulson, MS, BSN, RN
Director of Patient Care Services
Sanford Thief River Falls Medical Center, Thief River Falls
First term 2016 and 2017
District B Rep
Kim R. Pearson, RN, BC, MSN,CNML
Director of Nursing
Essentia Health-St. Mary's, Superior
First term 2015 and 2016
Second term 2017 and 2018
District C Rep
Margaret L. Kalina, PhD, RN, FACHE
Chief Nursing Officer
Douglas County Hospital, Alexandria
First term 2018 and 2019
Distirct D Rep
Kristine Layne, R.N.
Chief Nursing Officer
Riverwood Healthcare Center, Aitkin
First term May 2017 and 2018
District E Rep
Jessica Vagle, MA, APRN, BC, CNS
Dir of Adult Health & Care Management Services
Carris Health - Rice Memorial Hospital, Willmar
First term 2018 and 2019
District F Rep
Pauline Abraham, DNP, RN, BC
Nursing Education Specialist
Mayo Clinic Rochester
First term 2017 and 2018
District G Rep
Sue Fangel, RN, MA
Site Nursing Executive/Group DON-Medical Surgical
St. John's Hospital, Maplewood
First term 2018 and 2019