Board of Directors

OFFICERS

BARB KLICK - CHAIR
Chief Executive Officer
Sholom
3620 Phillips Parkway | St. Louis Park, MN 55426
(952) 939-1661
 

MARK ANDERSON IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR
President & Chief Executive Officer 
Knute Nelson
420 12th Avenue East | Alexandria, MN 56308
320-763-1147  
 

JERRY CARLEY - SECRETARY/TREASURER
President & CEO
Benedictine
6499 University Ave NE, Ste. 300| Fridley, MN 55432
(763) 689-6105
 

NATHAN JOHNSON - SECRETARY/TREASURER
Chief Executive Officer
PioneerCare
1131 Mabelle Ave. So. | Fergus Falls, MN 56537
(218) 998-1500
 

KARI THURLOW
President & CEO
LeadingAge Minnesota
2550 University Ave. W., #350S | St. Paul, MN  55114
(651) 603-3512
 

DISTRICT DIRECTORS

MARK BERTILRUD - DISTRICT A
Executive Director
Warroad Senior Living Center
1401 Lake Street NW | Warroad, MN 56763
(218) 386-1235
 

KYLE HEDLUND - DISTRICT B
Assisted Living Director
Oak Hills Assited Living
1971 Northeast 1st Ave.  | Grand Rapids, MN 55744
(218) 999-9057
 

KATIE LUNDMARK - DISTRICT C
Regional Director of Operations 
Ecumen
3530 Lexington Avenue N | Shoreview, MN 55126
(218) 850-0008
 

LINDSEY SAND - DISTRICT D
Vice President of Population Health 
Knute Nelson
420 12th Avenue E | Alexandria, MN 56308
(320) 763-1180
 

JASON ANDERSON - DISTRICT E
Director of Long-Term Care Services
Sylvan Court
112 St. Olaf Ave S. | Canby, MN 56220
(507) 223-7277
 

TOM NIELSEN - DISTRICT F
President & Chief Executive Officer
Northfield Retirement Community
900 Cannon Valley Drive | Northfield, MN 55057
(507) 645-9511
 

ANNELIESE PETERSON - DISTRICT G
Chief Operating Officer
Walker Methodist
3737 Bryant Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN  55409
(612) 827-83630 
 

ELECTED DIRECTORS

MARK A. ANDERSON, LNHA, LALD
Executive Director
Covenant Living of Golden Valley
5800 St. Croix Ave N | Golden Valley, MN 55422
(763) 546-6125
 

CHRISTINE BAKKE
Regional Director
St. Francis Health Services of Morris
22948 320th Avenue | Pierz, MN 56364
(320) 589-2004
 

JOSH BERG
Director of Growth
Lifespark 
5320 W. 23rd St, Ste 130 | St. Louis Park, MN 55416
(952) 345-8770 
 

JIM BETTENDORF
Chief Executive Officer
Vista Prairie Communities 
7100 Northland Circle N, Ste 200
Brooklyn Park, MN 55428
(952) 837-0542 

APRIL COLLMAN
Executive Director
Adult Day Services, Inc. 
620 Carr Lake Road SE | Bemidji, MN 56601
(218) 751-1324


DUSTIN LEE
President & CEO
Prairie Senior Cottages, LLC
720 Cornelia St. North | Mankato, MN 56003
(952) 325-0675 

MARK PEDERSON
Regional Director of Operations
Presbyterian Homes and Services
2845 Hamline Avenue North | Roseville, MN 55113
(651) 631-6100 
 

CAMI PETERSON-DEVRIES
VP of Compliance & Ethics and Leadership Development
St. Francis Health Services of Morris
801 Nevada Avenue | Morris, MN 56267
(320) 589-2004 



KIMBER WRAALSTAD
Administrator
North Shore Care Center
515 Fifth Avenue West | Grand Rapids, MN 55604
(218) 387-3040
 

APPOINTED DIRECTORS-AT-LARGE

DUANE LARSON
Senior Vice President of Operations
Presbyterian Homes and Services
2845 Hamline Avenue North | Roseville, MN 55113
(651) 631-6100
 

OLIVIA MASTRY
Principal 
Collective Action Lab
837 Glenwood Avenue | Minneapolis, MN 55405
(612) 804-3101
 

SCOTT RIDDLE
CEO & President
Walker Methodist
3737 Bryant Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55409
(612) 827-8380
 

ERIN SHVETZOFF HENNESSEY
Chief Executive Officer 
Health Dimensions Group
12900 Whitewater Dr., Ste 201| Hopkins, MN 55343
(763) 225-8265
 

JOEL THEISEN
President & Chief Executive Officer 
Lifespark
5320 West 23rd Street, Ste 130| St. Louis Park, MN 55416
(952) 873-7361
 

EX-OFFICIO/NON-VOTING MEMBERS

LeadingAge Minnesota Solutions Board Chair

MARNIE GUGISBERG
Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Knute Nelson
5420 12th Avenue East | Alexandria, MN 56308
(320) 763-1164

LeadingAge Minnesota Foundation Board Chair

BOB DAHL
Chief Executive Officer
Cassia
7171 Ohms Lane | Edina, MN 55349
(952) 259-4456 

LeadingAge Public Policy Liaison

JON RIEWER
President & CEO
Eventide
801 Main Ave, Ste 201 | Moorhead, MN 56560
(218) 291-2201 

 

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