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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
College of Allied Health and Nursing

College Advisory Board

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College of Allied Health and Nursing

Advisory Board Vision

The Board will work in partnership with the College of Allied Health and Nursing to enhance the college's educational programs, university and community relationships, resources, and reputation to address the mission and vision of the College of Allied Health and Nursing.

Advisory Board Purpose

The College of Allied Health and Nursing Advisory Board will provide guidance to the College Dean, Associate Dean, faculty, students and staff in the following areas:

  • Identify regional and global trends and projections within society and industry that impact the college.
  • Identify potential, mutually beneficial external partnerships between the college and other entities outside the University.
  • Identify potential service and applied research activities that would impact the general public and specific populations.
  • Identify strategies to publicize the education, research, and service activities of the college.
  • Identify public and private sources of funds and fund raising activities to supplement college-wide resources.

2012–13 Advisory Board Members

Michele Brielmaier
Director of Nursing Program
South Central College

Kip Bruender
County Commissioner
Blue Earth County

Laurie Dahl
Director of Clinical Operations
Mankato Clinic

Valerie DeFor
Director of Helathcare Education and Industry Partnerships
HealthForce Minnesota

Nancy Dobson
Pediatric Therapy Services

Sandy Ewel
Speech-Language Pathologist
Mankato Area Public Schools

Mark Fratzke
Chair of Hospital Operations & Chief
Nurse Executive
Immanuel St. Joseph's–Mayo Health System

Kent Kalm
Professor Emeritus of Human Performance
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Karen Kirchoff
Hennepin County Health Advisory Board

Thomas Kuster
Professor of Communications
Bethany Lutheran College

Molly Madden
Community Education
Mankato Area Public Schools 

Cita Maignes
Kearney International Center
Minnesota State Mankato

Marlene Schroeder
Mayo Health System Mankato

W.C. Sanders
Dean of Health and Business
South Central College

Scott Stevens
Orthopaedic & Fracture Clinic

Minnesota State Mankato Representatives

Kristine Retherford
College of Allied Health and Nursing

Harry Krampf
Associate to the Dean
College of Allied Health and Nursing

Lisa Meyer
Director of Development
College of Allied Health and Nursing

Shirley Murray
Student Relations Coordinator
College of Allied Health and Nursing