NCCHA Leadership

NCCHA Position Descriptions [pdf]

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Board of Directors


Tara Girard, RN
Director, Health and Wellness Center
Beloit College


Julie Martindale, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
Health Director
University Health & Counseling Services
Ambrose Health Center
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Past President



(3 year term through 11/2019)
Laura Herbst-Johnson, MS, CHES, CPP
Director of Peer Education and Chemical Health
Gustavus Adolphus College


(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

Newsletter Editor

Jessica Doty, RN-BAC
Staff Nurse
University of North Dakota

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

Member-At-Large, Minnesota

(2 year term through 11/2019)
Wendy Schuh, MA, MCHES
Director Student Health Services
Minnesota State University-Mankato

Member-At-Large, North Dakota


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 

Member-At-Large, Wisconsin

(2 year term through 2021)
Melissa K. Miller, APNP
Nurse Practitioner
Ambrose Health Center
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Student Representatives

Laura Gagnon
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

Annual Meeting Leadership

Conference Planner

To be announced. 

Exhibit Coordinator

Beth Cotton, RN
University of St. Thomas