NCCHA Leadership

NCCHA Position Descriptions [pdf]

Board of Directors


Jen Sorenson, PA-C
Director of Student Health Service 
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Delzell Hall, 910 Fremont St.
Stevens Point, WI 54481-3897
Phone: (715) 346-4641


Tara Girard, RN
Director, Health and Wellness Center
Beloit College
700 College St.
Beloit, WI 53511
Phone: (608) 363-2331

Past President

Susan Thorson, RN-BC
Tobacco Prevention Coordinator
Mount Marty College
1105 West Eighth Street
Yankton, SD 57078 
Phone: (605) 661-9302


(3 year term through 11/2019)
Laura Herbst-Johnson, MS, CHES, CPP
Director of Peer Education and Chemical Health
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 West College Ave.
St. Peter, MN 56082
Phone: (507) 933-7169


(3 year term through 11/2019)
This information is not made public. 

Membership Coordinator

(3 year term thru 11/2019)
Nissa Fell, RNCNP
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W. College Avenue
St. Peter, MN 56082
Phone: (507) 933-7630

Newsletter Editor

Jessica Doty, RN-BAC
Staff Nurse
University of North Dakota
McCannel Hall Room 100, Stop 9038
Grand Forks, ND 56722
Phone: (701) 777-3966

Member-At-Large, Iowa

(2 year term through 11/2019)
Erin Baldwin, MHA, MPH
Interim Assistant Vice President for Student Health and Wellness
Director, Thielen Student Health Center
Iowa State University
2647 Union Drive
Ames, IA 50011
Phone: (515) 294-7971

Member-At-Large, Minnesota

(2 year term through 11/2019)
Wendy Schuh, MA, MCHES
Director Student Health Services
Minnesota State University-Mankato
21 Carkoski Commons
Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: (507) 389-6276

Member-At-Large, North Dakota

(2 year term through 11/2019)
Patricia Dirk, MBA
Director of Student Health Service
North Dakota State University
Wallman Wellness Center 156
Dept 2842, PO Box 6050
Fargo ND 58108-6050
Phone: (701) 231-8758

Member-At-Large, South Dakota

(2 year term through 11/2019)
Brenda Andersen, CNP, MS
Associate Director, Student Health Clinic and Counseling Services
South Dakota State University 
Brookings SD 57007
Phone: (605) 688-4157

Member-At-Large, Wisconsin

(2 year term through 11/2019)
Julie Martindale, MSN,RN NEA-BC
Director of Health
University Health & Counseling Services
Ambrose Health Center, UW-Whitewater
800 W. Main St
Whitewater, WI 53190
Phone: (262) 472-1870

Student Representatives

Emily Holmes
Gustavus Adolphus College
St Peter, MN

Spencer Treu
Winona State University
Winona, MN

Annual Meeting Leadership

Conference Chair

Postion Vacant

Exhibit Coordinator

Beth Cotton, RN
University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Avenue,#5056
St. Paul, MN 55105
Phone:  (651) 962-6730