Directors & Leadership

Boards of Directors

Knute Nelson Corporation Board

Tom Anderson, Director
Ruth Nagle, Vice Chair
Doug Houska, Chair
Dennis Schmidt, Treasurer
Yvonne Kinney-Hockert, Director
Derek Trosvig, Director
Jan Lervick, Director
Tim Bush, Director
Rich Moen, Secretary

Knute Nelson Foundation Board

Stuart Henrickson, Chair
Jerry Hansen, Vice Chair
Vicki Johnston, Secretary
Tim Bush, Treasurer
Judy Grafenstein, Director
Jim Eidsvold, Director
Vern Anderson, Director
Sheryl Bakewell, Director
Loren Liesemeyer, Director


Grand Arbor Board Of Governors

Shari Laven, Chair
Lee Johnson, Secretary/Treasurer
Ruth Nagle, Governor
Yvonne Kinney-Hockert, Governor
Jeff Wild, Governor

Friends Of Knute Board

President - Paulette Friday
President-Elect - Wendy Jergenson
Secretary - Judy Grafenstein
Treasurer - Kay Dalthorp
Communications - Mary Hintzman
Maureen (Jill) Bailie
Jean Feigum
Jan Thompson
Karla Mikkelson
Sally Baumann
Jeanne Hvezda
Kathy Moen
LaDean Moen


Leadership Team

Knute Nelson Leadership Team

Mark Anderson
President and CEO
320-763-1147 | email

Marnie Gugisberg
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
320-763-1164 | email


Angie Urman
Senior Vice President of Operations
320-763-1163 | email

Katie Perry
Foundation Executive Director and Vice President
320-763-1153 | email


Brooke Zabel
Vice President of Human Resources
320-759-1279 | email

Carli Lindemann
Vice President of Housing
320-759-4600 | email


Anne Major
Vice President of Home Care and Hospice
320-759-1266 | email


Care Center Leadership

Angie Urman
Senior Vice President of Operations
320-763-1163 | email

Pat Perryman
Director of Nursing
320-759-3494 | email


Kelly Boesen
Case Manager & Director of Social Services
320-763-1178 | email


Nelson Gables Leadership

Linda Namur
Director of Residential Services
320-762-4310 | email

Carli Lindemann
Vice President of Housing
320-759-4600 | email


Angela Goergen
Director of Clinical Care
320-762-1113 | email


Wellness Leadership

Stacy Peterson
Director of Wellness
320-759-4615 |


Home Care Leadership

Anne Major
Vice President of Home Care and Hospice
320-759-1266 | email

Konnie Evans
Director of Home Care
320-759-1272 | email


Elbow Lake
Branch Manager
218-685-6758

Long Prairie
Branch Manager
320-732-3110


Little Falls
Branch Manager
320-639-2010

Morris
Branch Manager
320-585-6402


Olivia
Branch Manager
320-523-1279

Park Rapids
Branch Manager
218-237-2350


Hospice Leadership

Anne Major
Vice President of Home Care and Hospice
320-759-1266 | email

Patrick Collins
Director of Clinical Care - Hospice
320-759-1270 | email


Grand Arbor Leadership

Carli Lindemann
Vice President of Housing
320-759-4600 | email

Brittney Thoreson
Housing Advisor
320-759-4602 | email


Jodi Zwiers
Director of Residential Services
320-759-4601 | email

Laurie Dykema
Director of Clinical Care
320-759-4605 | email


Short-Term Rehab Center

Jill Stroup
Director of Therapy
320-759-3498 | email

Kelly Boesen
Case Manager & Director of Social Services
320-763-1178 | email


Boards of Directors
Knute Nelson is a nonprofit, faith-based organization guided by Christian principles. Our Boards of Directors set and understand the strategic direction of the organization, focusing on achieving the highest standards of excellence, while pursuing innovative programming and services that allow us to better serve others.