Community Leadership Team

The purpose of the Community Leadership Team (CLT) is to establish and grow community support for sustainable changes through policy, systems and environmental strategies related to obesity and tobacco use/exposure prevention.

The PartnerSHIP 4 Health Community Leadership Team members:

  • Advise current and future strategy work
  • Disseminate information and PS4H training opportunities to community partners
  • Assist in identifying future local partners
  • Facilitate local and state SHIP relationships and share success stories with local (city and county commissions, community boards, school officials) and state policymakers
  • Connect PS4H staff to community organizations to leverage resources, reach and impact

Current Members

Bill Adams Community Member
Rita Cowie Sanford Health – Pelican Rapids
Guy Fisher Becker County Economic Development
Wayne Hurley West Central Initiative
Deb Jacobs Wilkin County Public Health
Marion Kershner Community Member
Kathy McKay Clay County Public Health
Julie Sorby Family Health Care Center; FQHC
Shawn Krause Roberts Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy Incorporated
Maggie Fresonke Perham Health
Cheryl Stetz Community Member
Diane Thorson Otter Tail County Public Health
Amy Dallman Land of the Dancing Sky Area Agency on Aging
Kate Storhaug Land of the Dancing Sky Area Agency on Aging
Sara Van Offelen University of Minnesota Moorhead Regional Office
Karen Crabtree Essentia Health