MGS Board of Directors and Staff – 2017



MGS Board Officers

Charissa Eaton, President
Associate Professor, Winona State University

Lori Vrolson, President Elect
Executive Director, Central MN Council on Aging

Kathryn Ringham, Secretary
Retired, Medical Social Worker

Mick Finn, Treasurer
Retired, Ecumen Executive

MGS Directors

Kris Glaros Hanson
Director, Business Development, CBS Construction

Phyllis Greenberg, Past Co-President
Associate Professor, Gerontology Coordinator, St. Cloud State University

Joseph Halvorson
Nurse Practitioner, Essentia Health

Laura Hood
Director, Aging Services, City of St. Cloud

Sue Humphers-Ginther, Past Co-President
Professor, Gerontology Coordinator, MSU Moorhead

Penda Kane
The Geneva Suites – Lighted Oaks

Emily Kerling
Director, Health Services, Northfield Retirement Community

Janelle Meyers
Executive Director, Heathers Manor

Ed Nunn

Catherine Sullivan
Associate Professor, Occupational Science & Therapy, St. Catherine University

Adam Suomala
Vice President, Strategic Affiliations, LeadingAge MN

Laura Waldvogel
Project Specialist, PREPARE/ENRICH

Breanna Wheeler
Executive Director, Riverbend Nature Center

Pam Zimmerman
Director, Care Coordination/Client Relations, Vital Health Links


Tom Hyder, Executive Director

Lois Cutler, Research Committee Associate

Paulette Sorenson, Conference Coordinator

Jon Verdon, Membership and Communication