SPARK 2019 Attendees

One of the great things about conferences like SPARK is the opportunity to network with colleagues and share ideas and reflections. Take a moment to check out who’s attending SPARK 2019 and find time to introduce yourself and SPARK a connection!

Attendees are listed by facility in alphabetical order, and will continue to be updated as participants register. 

Abbott Northwestern Hospital – Allina

Melissa Baker
Jackie Bargman
Karlee Beehler
Julie Berken
Amanda Bohlman
Deanna Brant
Shirley Chambers
Shannon Cheng
Alyssa Dahlgren
Beth Gleason
Carli Glende
Sandra Hoffman
Frances Hoffman
Sarah Kaspari
Christina Magnuson
Samantha Milbert
Laurie Petersen
Maria Rapheal
Jan Ross
Amy Russell
Dawn Marie Sachwitz
Stephanie Seipel
Erica Wendling
Josie Williams

Abbott Northwestern Transplant

JoEllen Evavold

Allina Hospital

Jennifer Abraham
Elisabeth Anderson
Deanna Conrad
Nicole Latch
Michelle Moen
Genna Rocek

Altru Health System

Kalie Bjerke
Karen Bostrom
Mark Ellingson
Deneille Haberstroh
Killashandra Link
Stephanie Radke
Alicia Rath
Heidi Swanson
Kristie Tibert

Avera Transplant Institute

Erin Arends
Glen Geditz
Brenda Larsgaard
Dana Nielsen
Ann Wade

Be The Match

Lauren Mueller
Ryan Pena

Brighton Hospice

Sara Brink
April Richter

CHI St. Joseph’s Area Health

Brenda Huwe

Dakota Lions Sight and Health

Dawn Anderson
Londa Brunette
Ryan Dott
Chad Hohwieler
Rachel Keimig

Children’s Minnesota

Chris Bailey
Mary Barrera
Brooke Blaschka
Lauren Brown
William Cantwell
Cally Christopherson
Rachel Faust
Jayme Gibson
Jen Habib
Breanna Hegseth
Nikki Helland
Ellen Kearney
Connie Kitzman
Krista Krejce
Brittany Leonhardt
Emily Machones
Robroy MacIver
Cathy Mellum
Kim Mitchell
Nina Noe
Ginger Pahos
Victoria Prince
Christine Roberts
Austin Rondou
Lisa Sanford
Alicia Stephens
Holly Thompson
Megan VanderHeyden
Elizabeth Wagner
Lori Wenzel
Dr. Ashley Wilson
Dr. Judy Zier

Essentia Health

Brandon Anders
Shelby Jacobson
Kim Pearson
Kristi Prischmann

Essentia Health St. Mary’s Medical Center

Rennae Houle-Burns
Nikki Lukovsky
Robin McCauley

Gift of Life Transplant House

Miranda Halling
Kari Wedeking

Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare

Megan DeBruyne
Ronda Disterhaupt
Paige Hines
Brie Jensen
Ashley Johnson
Charlee Kimmes
Kayla McRae
Kristen Wolfe
Paige McGinnity

Hennepin County Medical Center

Sophia Anaya
Karna Anderson
Casey Anonthisene
Jamie Bell
Erica Bennett
Amber Bergson
Anissa Byrd
Mikki Campos-Sauer
Katherine Christopherson
Ashley Dahlin
MaryBeth Einess
John Gallagan
Anthony Gentile
Lee Hertzog-Donovan
Shelley Jarnagin
Corinne Jenkins
Samantha Johnoff
Allison Johnson
Danali Karis
Sheryl Karvonen
John Leppla
Tiffany Lynam
Tigist Melaku
Stephanie McCullough-Cain
Laura Miller
Rasheeda Mitchem
Darcie Murdock
Jennifer Noyes
Jeremy Olson-Ehlert
Allise Pindyck
Chris Ries
Edith Ringer
Sara Rose
Alvin Sangma
Tom Scullard
Lynelle Scullard
Raegan Sipe
Ximena Tejada
Ta Vang
Sara Wallentine
Mary Ann Wikman
Medhat Yoakiem

Hennepin County Medical Examiner

Michael Burakowski
Breanna Dibble
Meredith Ellison
Lora Kibbee
Melinda Pierce
Whitney Puetz
Amanda Schuman
Kristin Wells-Udo

Iowa Donor Network

Megan Lang
Natalie Oakes

Learning and Development Consultant

Tess Kristensen

LifeGift

Lauren Quinn

LifeSource

Kristen Adams
Peter Addington
Emily Angvall-Larson
Sherry Bauman
Christa Becker
Izzy Briggs
Carolanne Brosious
Terrence Brown
Bonnie Brutger
Jeri Byrne
Kristin Clark
Erin Cravens
Tami Dean
Stephanie Deuser Anda
Dana Deutsch
Melinda DeVries
Hannah Dobias
Megan Doom
Cathy Dudley
Sarah Dungan
Emily Eggerth
Kristin Erdmann
Priscilla Erickson
Peter Farstad
Jody Fischer
Matthew Forse
Matthew Frederick
Kelly Freeman
Leanna Goldman
Julie Goldsborough
Abby Gudgeon
Mary Gunn
Jill Halimi
Celeste Hanson
Karen Hecimovich
Melissa Hensley
Amanda Higgins
David Hottinger
Carolyn Hurkes
Mike Hutto
Tracey Jihad
Jacqueline Johnson
Karissa Johnson
Beth Kabba
Laura Kelly Lovdahl
Nicole Kepler
Mary Kill
Kate Kishish
Missy Korolchuk
Joshua Korthouse
Emily Larimer
Wade Larson
John LeMay
Brandi Lien
Erin Lilliencrantz
June Linnertz
Ann Lovdahl
Dan Lunn
Heather Maas
Mary Mahoney
Amy Martin
Erin Martinson
Emily McDaniel
Jenny McGee
Katie McKee
Miranda Meyer
Cindy Michalak
Alicia Miller
Aracely Montecinos
Danielle Murillo
Allysa Nadeau
Barb Nelson-Agnew
Mike Nikolich
Bethany Nolt
Kyle Oen
Carole Olson
Theresa Olson-Witt
Becky Ousley
Jessica Pacheco
Catalina Palacios
Anna Paluch
Tara Pasch
David Paulson
Dr. Bill Payne
Anna Peterson
Mary Prince
Sami Quern
Shannon Quinlivan
Nicole Replogle
Amy Rich
Kristi Roers
Meg Rogers
Kelley Romanowski
Jolynn Ryan
Erin Schaden
Liz Schwartz
Kathy Selden
Alisson Seymour
Sarah Sonn
Tonia Sontoya
Cassidy Steinberg
Jennifer Sundberg
Alyssa Swanson
Alexis Tackmann
Krista Takemoto
NiCole Thill
Susie Thomsen
Teresa Turner
Tim Verschaetse
Ashley Vigesaa
Danielle Wachter
Cary Wencil
Jeff Werthmann-Radnich
Jane White
Bay Wilkinson
Lindsey Williams
Taylor Winkel
Jeff Wiplinger

Lions Gift Of Sight

Jodi Altenhofen
Patrick Becker
Jolie Kluck
Sean Poppoff
Mary Yapp

M Health

Avalon Adams
Brandon Bistodeau
Julie Breitbach
Jacqueline Butler
Stephanie Chambers
Afton Glander
Alison Heil
Ericka Helling
Kristine Hinton
Nancy Hlas
Katherine Lemke
Julie Nye
Melissa Richardson
Marita Sanders
Cynthia Scamfer
Sue Stovern
Faye Sullivan
Azmera Teshome
Marissa Wiebusch
Crystal Wilebski

M Health Fairview Ridges Hospital

Brianna Fedde
Sabrina Johnson
Christie Makarios
Veronica Swanson
Brooke Waugaman

M Health Transplant

Christina Baune
Amanda Brintlinger
Matt Harvey
Shannon Long
Chris Lyon
J. Michael Morrow
Dillon Wenberg

M Health Fairview Southdale

Lauren Weiers
Erin Wolff
Jeremy Alms
Karen Grossoehme

Mayo Clinic

Ken Ackerman
Tylar Barron
Chelsea Beyrand
Brianna Brinkman
Dalton Cianek
Lu Clifford
Deborah Crawford
Laura Deering
Julia Dubiel
Eric Eggler
Gretchen Eickhoff
Meghan Erickson
Natali Escobar Lopez
Eric Felson
Judy Felten
Allison Fick
David Fry
Devin Glenski
Kirby Greger
Heidi Gruis
Marshall Gunnels
Amy Heaney
Molly Hedrich
Susan Hillesheim
Cassaundra Hodder
Ali Howe
Elizabeth Johnson
Maren Johnson
Kaylee Kubes
Tina Lewison
Kathryn Lumley
Courtney Maks
Noe Morales
Ellie North
Mariah O’Connell
Anna Ounkong
Megan Panek
Karen Peterson-Rucker
Jennifer Raila
Emily Readle
Alison Rideout
Jennifer Ruhoff
Kelly Sather
Darby Schmidt
Grace Schroeder
Christine Wolf

Mayo Clinic Transplant Center

Jess Banitt
Elizabeth Blaschko
Heather Carlson Kehren
Lori Durgin
Lori Ewoldt
Mary Farrar
Maria Flor
Lindsay Herr
Stephanie Kiefer
Donald Kittleson
Kailee Kolade
Tammy Kozel
Teresa Marzolf
Mychal McKittrick
Anton Mett
Adam Miller
Emily Moran
Jen Neylon
Gail Norris
Lauren Perona
Ginger Plumbo
Ashley Rosier
Danielle Rusch
Michelle Ward

Mercy Hospital

Pam Sandberg
Dr. John Tomlin
Laura Valencia

Mercy Hospital – Allina

Malinda Altringer
Tammy Gallagher
Kathleen Cullen
Karrie Fugate
Trisha Juvland
Karissa Linderholm
Pamela Madrid
Natalie Osovsky
Tracy Payeur
Ellen Rustad
Debra Skees

Mercy Hospital Unity Campus – Allina

Amy Maynard

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation

Kari Thomas
Kari Williams

Minneapolis VA HealthCare System

Faith Broman

Minnesota Department of Health, Refugee Health Program

Marge Higgins

Minnesota Hospital Association

Wendy Burt

North Memorial Health Hospital

Robert Abt
Diane Aho
Ibukunoluwa Akibon
Page Anderson
Cathy Anderson
Analisa Anderson
Christy Austin
Kristin Babine-Dinnen
Madi Baer
Diane Beidelman
Janice Biorn
Daniel Brodin
Abdiwali Cabdirahman
Jess Cook
Rita Decker
Maureen Ehlers
Tamera Eirten
Marian Farah
Allyson Finch
Eryn Harder-Mullaney
Dr. Luke Hawes
Jaclyn Hime
Joy Horkey
Brittany Jerde
Jessica Johnson
Chad Jones
Melisah King
Heather Klemm
Stephanie Krautkremer
Kayla Kremer
Deb Krook
Brandi Lesnar
Desiree Ludvigson
Mohamud Mohamed
Kelly Morberg
Angie Paavola
Sarah Pangarakis
Amy Peterson
Vickie Powell
Jen Shaft
Dana Spande
Jessica Spann
Lauren Stark
Cori Sybrant
Melissa Thorson
Lhakpa Tsamchoe
Lindsay Wacker
Barbara Warren-Bloms
Irene Varghese
Holly Vilione
Sue Wiersgalla
Karena Williams
Emily Wells
Amber Wurm
Kerry Zachman

North Memorial Health Maple Grove Hospital

Janet Angell
Ashley Colberg
Alisa Elliott
Lori Freichels
Allison Hedlund
Jackie Ongechi
Barbara Orrock
Megan Peterson
Michelle Thompson
Sheryl Vugteveen
Patti Yaroscak

Olmsted Medical Center

Nancy Doughty
Loryn Fox
Erica Hansen
Ashley Kiefer
Lori Rork
Lori Windhorst

ProMentm Advisors LLC

Kimberly O. Simensen

Regional Health Rapid City Hospital

Stephanie Battell
Amber Eitzen
Kassi Drewitz
Sarah Hill
Shannon Lillevold
Carissa Menke

Regions Hospital

Shannon Barrett
Megan Baustian
Tamie Bradbury
Lana Brinkman
Mai Bui
Tawnya Burke
Jessica Chancey
Carrie Denney
Amanda Dorendorf
Hannah Grace
Cindy (Cynthia) Heinn
Jodell Lehman
Samantha Matson
Matthew Miller
Molly Motzer
Katy Mulvihill
Jeanette Ramirez
Jeanenne Rausch
Rob Ruff
Stephanie Sagstetter
Megan Sand
Amanda Solomon
Denise Teuber
Cynthia Tompkins
Katelyn Witte
Kaitlin Wurst

Sanford Children’s Hospital

Carol Cressman
Holly Madison

Sanford Health Fargo

Smaroula Dilioglou
Melissa Erickson
Sarah Fisher
Ronald Frisk
Karen Heisler
Abigail Kramer
Melissa Schmautz

Sanford Transplant Sioux Falls

Harmony Larsen
Charish Weeldreyer

Sanford USD Medical Center

Marcia Darner
Katie DeWall
Shelby Hickman
Heather Larson
Barbara Lucia
Lisa Trewin

Sanford Worthington Medical Center

Patricia VanWaus

St Cloud Hospital

Nichole Pride
Kristina Armstrong
Heather Blais
Catherine Bowe
Janel Dorn
Jessie Erickson
Anita Fischer
Amy Gertken
Stephanie Hagen
Lauren Hoeschen
Alyssa Hurd
Rikki Kirby
Amy Lehmeier
Jessica Lund
Kristin Miller
Angela Overland
Brenda Peschl
Melissa Popp
Eileen Schumacher
Jennifer Seifert
Barb Schieber (retired)
Shelly Shaw
Kelen Sohre
Erica Stang
Courtney Van Vickle
Scott Wilfong
Mikaela Willhite
Stephanie Friesen

St Francis Regional Medical Center

Erica Denzer
Stacy Garnhardt
Terri Judson
Lisa Kanis
Candace Lano
Marcy Lunn
Katrina Olson
Marjean Peroutka
Kanitta Rentfrow
Rachel Silbernagel
Paula Talbott
Molly Warmka
Steven Wilson

St Joseph’s Hospital

Leah Baker
Patrick Borchert
Ellie Clarke
Barb Reilly
Kayla Ryan
Barbara Todd
Ashley Yurchevich

Tri-County Health Care

Stephanie Larson
Lois Miller

United Hospital – Allina

Dawn Coudron
Jessica Lafferty
Amy Lee
Marie Martinez
Amanda Marvin
Erika Minske
Bridget Peters
Kelly Scanlon
Rebecca Siebenaler

University of Minnesota

Dr. Raja Kandaswamy

UW Organ and Tissue Donation

Holly Thomas

Washburn-McReavy

Heather Seliga

Westfields Hospital

Ami Andersen
Cheryl Champine
Dominic Ehman
Dana Linden
Ericka Ranney