Board Members

PEN Governing Board:

Chace Anderson (chair)
Wayzata Public Schools

Pam Helgeson-Britton
Director of Quality (former)
St. Luke’s Hospital, Duluth

Tom Henry
Chief Executive Officer
Episcopal Homes of Minnesota

Brian Lassiter
President & CEO
Performance Excellence Network

Lori Meyer
Chief Operating Officer
LeadingAge Minnesota

Arun Natarajan
Senior Director
Seagate Technology

Sandra Ogunremi
Vice President, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging
Monument Health

GEN Mike Oster
Director of Performance Excellence, Strategic Planning (former)
South Dakota Army National Guard

Tami Reuter
Chief Business & Marketing Officer

Marshall Smith
State of Minnesota, Direct Care & Treatment

SE Regional Advisory Board:

Adam Dickinson (Chair)
Program Director of IBM Power Systems Global Fulfillment Engineering

Kay Erwin
Project Assistant
Olmsted County

Michael Garner
Momentum Consulting

Amy Grover
Director of Planning
Southeast Service Cooperative

Michele Hoover
Section Head
Mayo Clinic

Karen Lemke
Head of Marketing & Community Engagement
Rochester Public Library

Jack Priggen
Cardinal of Minnesota

Cassie Ray
WorkForce Development Specialist
Rochester Community & Technical College

Claudine Van Meeteren
Director of Diagnostic Services
Winona Health

Twin Ports Advisory Board:

Tess D’Andrea
Laker Superior College (former)

Pam Helgeson-Britton
Director of Quality
St. Luke’s Hospital, Duluth

Tania McVean
Director of Marketing
Bayshore Residence & Rehabilitation

Linnea Mirsch
Deputy Administrator
St. Louis County

Anne Schilling
Director of Quality and Safety

Pam Solberg-Tapper
Executive Coach/Leadership Development
Coach for Success

Twin Cities Advisory Board Members:

Margie Kissner
Director of Quality and Customer Experience
Portico Benefits Services

Mary Chapa
Health Care Technology Specialist
Health Information Management
Performance Outcomes Ebenezer Fairview

Beth Schaeffer
Metropolitan State University’s Director of the Institute for Professional Development
Metropolitan State University

Dominique Palumbo
Continuous Improvement Leader
Agile Marketing Coach General Mills

Brenda Welch
Director of Quality and Regulatory Affairs

Phil Zeccardi
Performance Improvement Lean in Healthcare
Organizational Development Children’s Hospital and Clinics of MN

“I wish I had discovered Baldrige a couple decades earlier.”

-Jack Priggen, CEO, Cardinal of Minnesota, Ltd

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