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Minnesota Section Charter

Education Committee Members
Section Chair: Stephanie Webb, MSN, RNC; Manager, Family Birth Center, Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital
Secretary/Treasurer: Nanette Vogel, MS, RNC-OB, EFM; Clinical Education Specialist, Birthplace, MHealth Fairview
Education Co-Coordinators: Vicki Kyarsgaard, DNP, RNC PHN; Adjunct Professor of Nursing University of Northwestern, St Paul 
Jane Sublette, MS, APRN, CNP, CNM, WHNP-BC; Advanced Practice Nurse Leader, MHealth Fairview
Legislative Coordinator: 
Jennifer Almanza, DNP, APRN, CNM; Midwife & Clinical Nurse Practice Specialist, Regions and Methodist Family Birth Centers
Membership Coordinator: Marika Vukomanovich, DNP, RNC-OB, C-ONQS; Staff Nurse, St. John's Hospital
Northland Chapter Coordinator: Stephanie Forslund, RNC; Maternal Child Health Nurse Manager, St Luke’s Hospital
Social Media Coordinator: Rhianna Britton, MSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM; Clinical Education Specialist, MHealth Fairview
Twin Cities Chapter Coordinator: Lori Dorn, BSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM, CNML; Manager, Labor & Delivery, Maple Grove Hospital
Website Coordinator: Becky Gams, MS, APRN, WHNP-BC, C-EFM; System Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, MHealth Fairview
Conference Coordinator: Bonnie Hansen

 

Amal Ali, RN, BSN
Patient Care Supervisor, 
The Mother Baby Center at Abbott Northwestern Hospital

Alina Bailey, MSN, BA, RN, PHN
Nurse Manager,
Birth Center, Hennepin Healthcare

Katlin Beckwith, BSN, RNC-OB
Birth Center Labor/Delivery Nurse,
St. Cloud Hospital, CentraCare Health
Joanna Blasko

Amanda Bohlman, RNC-OB
Patient Care Supervisor, Labor & Delivery/Antepartum, 
The Mother Baby Center, Abbott Northwestern Hospital

Jill Branovsky, MA RNC, IBCLC 
Patient Care Manager,
Allina Health Mercy Mother Baby Center

Melissa Bruns, MSN, BSN, RN, RNC-OB, IBCLC
Women’s Health Outreach Coordinator, 
CentraCare Health

Carol Busman, MSN, RN
CDC 1807 Project Director
Minnesota Breastfeeding Coalition

Jill Carlson, MSN, BA, RN, PHN 
Director of Obstetrics,
Perham Health

Eileen Copiskey, BSN, RNC
Nurse Manager,
MHealth Fairview Lakes Medical Center

Diane Dengate, RNC-Inpatient OB, C-EFM, BSN 
Staff Nurse,
UMMC Labor and Delivery

Beth Gleason, RN-C, BAN
Allina Health

Mary Goering, MPH, RN
Senior Clinical Program Specialist,
The Mother Baby Center at United Hospital

Deb GundersonMS, RN C-EFM
System Professional Practice Nurse Lead,
MHealth Fairview

Jenny HansonMSN Ed, BSN, RNC-OB
Registered Nurse, Family Birth Center,
Mayo Clinic Health System

Melissa Heath, MSN, RNC-OB, EFM

Staff Development Specialist,
Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital 

Jamie Henrix, BA, RN, PHN, CLC
Nurse Supervisor,
Welia Health
Amy Junes, MSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM 
Birth Center Educator, 
CentraCare Health

April Laue, RN, BSN
Staff Nurse,
MHealth Fairview

Rachel McGraw, DNP, RN
Women’s Health Consultant, Women & Infant Health Unit
Minnesota Department of Health

Emily Meyer, RN, BSN
Nurse Manager, Women’s Health & Birth,
Grand Itasca Clinic & Hospital

Shawn Meyer, MSN, RN-C (OB, MNN, EFM) 
Labor/Delivery Nurse,
Maple Grove Hospital

Sarah Riedel, RN, BSN, IBCLC, CPST
OB Supervisor, Obstetrics,
Astera Health

Sam Sommerness, DNP, APRN, CNM
Clinical Associate Professor,
University of Minnesota School of Nursing

Nicole SteckerMN, RN, IBCLC, LCCE
Clinical Nurse Educator, 
MotherBaby - United Hospital

Tiffany TangenBSN, RNC-OB
Birth Center Core Charge Nurse,
CentraCare Health

Megan Thompson, DNP, CNM, APRN
Assistant Professor,
University of St. Thomas

open positions: Southeast Chapter Coordinator, St Cloud Chapter Coordinator, Sponsorship Coordinator

New Members Welcome!
Contact any committee member above for more information.

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