The WI Director of Nursing is proud of its all-volunteer Board of Directors.  They are responsible for the business and affairs of the association and give of their time and talent to fulfill the mission and vision of the organization.

 Applications for Board of Directors positions are accepted until June 30, 2021.

Requirements: You must be an active professional member and fit the requirements under the bylaws.  A position description can be found here.

Executive Committee

  • Mindy Meehean RN, BSN, DNS-CT | President – Director of Nursing, Wausa Manor, Wausau, WI
  • Kari Cook RN, BSN, WCC, DNS-CT | Regional Consultant, The Alden Network
  • Patty Emberson RN | Treasurer – Director of Nursing, New Glarus Home
  • Nancy Foss, BSN, NHA  | Secretary – Clinical Consultant, Pathway Health Services

Board of Directors

  • Emily Alessi RN, DNS-CT | Director of Nursing, Congregational Home, Brookfield
  • Angeline Cain MSN, RN | Director of Nursing, Lutheran Home, Wauwatosa
  • Jill Hand | Director of Nursing, Sheboygan Senior Community
  • Anilisa McDonald BSN, DNS-CT |  Director of Nursing, Tudor Oaks, Muskego
  • Jennifer Ponfil RN, BSN, WCC, OCN | Director of Nursing, St. Joseph Residence
  • Lauren Snyder RN, BSN, WCC, NHA | Director of Nursing, Villa Maria Health and Rehab Center
  • Sharon Weddel RN, DNS-CT, WCC | Director of Nursing, Bayshore Village, Green Bay

Association Staff

  • Lori Koeppel BSN, NHA, DSN-CT, WCC | Executive Director
  • Joey Pettis BSN, RN, DNS-MT, WCC, DWC | Executive Director Emeritus
  • Melissa Montgomery | Executive Coordinator