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Board of Directors

 Board of Directors

(Updated May 2017)

 

Executive Committee

   

President

Diane M. Twedell, DNP, RN, CNAA

Chief Nursing Officer

Mayo Clinic Health System - Albert Lea and Austin (Austin)

Term 2016 and 2017

   

President-Elect

MariBeth Olson, RN, MA, NE-BC

V.P. of Patient Care & Nursing

Mercy Hospital, Coon Rapids

Term 2017

   

Secretary

Jessica M. Vagle, MA, APRN, BC, CNS

Dir of Adult Health & Care Mgmt Svcs

Rice Memorial Hospital, Willmar

First term 2014 and 2015

Second term 2016 and 2017

   

Treasurer

Jenny Prochnow, DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC

Assistant Professor & Coordinator of the Nursing and

Organizational Leadership Graduate Nursing Program

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.

Interim Nursing Leadership Consultant 

First term 2015 and 2016

Second term 2017 and 2018

   

Professional Development Chair

Carol S. Amis, MSN, RN, CCRN

Mpls. Community and Tech. College

First term 2016 and 2017

   

Public Relations Chair

Jessica L. Sylvester, RN, MBA

Nurse Manager

Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis

First term 2014 and 2015

Second term 2016 and 2017

   

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

Nurse Manager, Birthplace

Essentia Health-St. Mary's, Duluth

First term 2015 and 2016

Second term 2017 and 2018

   

District C Rep

Sonda Tolle, RN, DNP

Vice President Patient Services/CNO

Perham Health, Perham

First term 2014 and 2015 Dist. A

First term 2016 and 2017 Dist. C

   

Distirct D Rep

Kristine Layne, R.N.

Chief Nursing Officer

Riverwood Healthcare Center, Aitkin

First term May 2017 and 2018

  District E Rep
Dawn Allen, RN, MHA
Chief Clinical Officer
Redwood Area Hospital, Redwood Falls
First term 2014 and 2015
Second term 2016 and 2017
   

District F Rep

Pauline Abraham, DNP, RN, BC

Nursing Education Specialist

Mayo Clinic Rochester

First term 2017 and 2018

   

District G Rep

Sarah Held, RN, BSN, MBA

Director of Surgical Services

St. John's Hospital, Maplewood

First term 2016 and 2017