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Board of Advisers

CHAASE Board of Advisers

The Board of Advisers support CHAASE and the UW-Eau Claire health care administration program by providing guidance, engaging in partnerships, serving as ambassadors, and generating financial support to promote excellence. This group of volunteers has a variety of backgrounds and expertise that contribute to the overall success of our efforts.

Current Board of Adviser Council Members

Photo UnavailableShirley Barnes
CEO
Crestview Senior Communities
Columbia Heights, MN

Photo UnavailableRobert Kane
Professor and Chair for LTC
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Photo UnavailableCathy Berglund
Vice President
Presbyterian Homes
Roseville, MN

Photo UnavailableDuane Larson
Vice President of Operations
Health Dimensions
Minneapolis, MN

Photo UnavailableCraig Brenholt
VP Human Resources
Sacred Heart
Eau Claire, WI

Photo UnavailableDean Mertz
VP-HR
Good Samaritan Society
Sioux Falls, SD

Photo UnavailableSteve Chies
Sr. VP-LTC Operations
Benedictine Health Systems
Cambridge, MN

Photo UnavailableDavid Mills
Align30
Plymouth, MN

Photo UnavailableMike Christensen
CEO
Grace Lutheran
Eau Claire, WI

Kelley SimonEric O’Neill
Regional Director of Operations
HRC ManorCare

Photo UnavailableTommy Davidson
Owner
Dove Health Care

Photo UnavailableSam Orbovich
Partner
Fredrickson & Byron
Minneapolis, MN

Photo UnavailableGene Decker
Senior Advisor, Associate Professor Emeriti
UWEC
Chippewa Falls, WI

Photo UnavailableMike Schanke
Administrator
Oakridge Gardens
Menasha, WI

Photo UnavailableMike Edwin
Director
Wipfli, Eau Claire, WI

Photo UnavailablePat Schommer
Associate Director, Center on Aging and MAGEC
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis MN

Photo UnavailableBrett Gardner
Vice-President
Direct Supply
Milwaukee, WI

Photo UnavailablePeter Schuna
Director, Strategic Initiatives
Pathway Health Services
White Bear Lake, MN

Photo UnavailablePam Hansen
Director of Human Resources
Oconomowoc Residential Programs
Oconomowoc, WI

Photo UnavailableRandy Snyder
MN NAB
St. Paul, MN

Photo UnavailablePaul Helm Jr.
Vice-President Talent Acquisition
Golden Living
Plano, TX

Photo UnavailableAllan Swartz
Principal
Healthcare Productivity Services

Photo UnavailableDonald Husi
Managing Director
Red Capital Group
Brentwood, TN

Photo UnavailableCraig Ubbelohde
CEO
Oshkosh Lutheran Homes
Oshkosh, WI
(Convener)

Photo UnavailableMargie Ignarski
Regional Director of Operations WI
Extendicare
Milwaukee, WI

Photo UnavailableEd Wittrock
Vice President of Senior Services
Mayo Clinic Health Systems
Eau Claire, WI

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