NCCHA Leadership

NCCHA Position Descriptions [pdf]

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Board of Directors


(One year term through 11/2024)
Jessica Doty, MSN, MBA, RN
University of North Dakota


(One year term through 11/2024)
April O’Brien, MBA, MA CCC-SLP
University of St. Thomas

Past President

(One year term through 11/2024)
Brian Vanderheyden, MEd, MPH, CHES
Iowa State University


(Three-year term through 11/2024)
Diana Soran, PA-C
University of Minnesota


(Three-year term through 11/2025)
Sara Parris, MHA, CHWP
Iowa State University

Membership Coordinator

(Three-year term through 11/2024)
Beth Baas, BSN, RN
Dordt University

Marketing and Communications

(term through 11/2024)
Alexandra Skime
University of North Dakota

Member-At-Large, Iowa

(Two year term through 11/2024)

Member-At-Large, Minnesota

(Two-year term through 11/2024)
Jennifer Jacobsen, MA, MPH
Macalester College

Member-At-Large, North Dakota

(Two-year term through 11/2023)
Deb Haman, RN
Minot State University

Member-At-Large, South Dakota

(Two-year term through 11/2025)
Mariah Weber, MS, RDN, LN
South Dakota State University

Member-At-Large, Wisconsin

(Two-year term through 11/2024)
Melissa Miller AGPCNP-BC, APNP
University of Wisconsin Whitewater

Student Representatives

Mara McCombs
University of Minnesota

ACHA Board of Directors Representative, Region II (2023-2025)

Cheri LeBlanc, MD
Washington University in Saint Louis

Annual Meeting Leadership

Conference Planner

University of Minnesota Continuing Professional Development