Executive Director: Currently Vacant
Chair: Stacy Frost
Stacy Frost, director of development at Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU), is a 1993 alumna of SMSU. She earned a master’s degree in leadership from Augsburg College in 1999 and is currently a doctoral candidate in higher education administration at St. Cloud State University. In addition to co-chairing the University strategic planning process, Frost is also very involved in the Marshall community, having served as a member of the Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors and as co-chair of My Marshall. She currently serves on the City of Marshall’s economic development authority board, the Charter Commission for the City of Marshall, the Marshall Public Schools facilities planning committee, and the wellness and human performance advisory council at SMSU.
Bruce Lamprecht is the director of business services for Marshall Public Schools and has been involved in a number of leadership and management capacities over his career. In his current role, he helps administer all of the insurance programs for the school district and has been the lead person for the Tiger wellness program for more than thirteen years. He has always had a passion for exercise, health and wellness activities and has been the district’s main contact person on a variety of activities, events, and initiatives in these various areas. Bruce has a wealth of knowledge and experience in a variety of areas that he brings to the operations team. Personally he enjoys walking, hiking, biking, tennis, golf, and other activities and believes being active is the key to both good physical and mental health.
Cassie Williams is an academic specialist at Southwest Minnesota State University for the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and Access Opportunity Success. She has a M.S. in education and a B.A. in literature/ creative writing from SMSU. Cassie was raised in St. Paul, Minnesota. She is married with four children.
Judy Pitzl is the grant coordinator for the statewide health improvement program at Southwest Health and Human Services. She has more than 15 years of professional experience in wellness as an assistant professor, director of a hospital-based wellness center and coordinator of health improvement programs. Judy has a master of science in sports science from South Dakota State University, a bachelor of science in exercise science and a coaching minor from Southwest Minnesota State University. Judy brings a Public Health lens to the areas of healthy eating, active living, and tobacco use and exposure. In addition she is experienced in policy, system and environmental change and sustainability planning to the team.
Dr. Kris Cleveland obtained a bachelor of science degree in community health education from Mankato State University, a bachelor of science in physical therapy, and a doctor of physical therapy degrees. Currently, she is a director of the Wellness and Human Performance Center at SMSU, an assistant professor in the Exercise Science program and runs a free on-campus physical therapy clinic, where exercise science students interested in physical therapy perform their professional practicum and job shadowing.
Tom Bolin is the executive director of the Marshall Area YMCA and has more than 30 years of leadership and program development experience as YMCA Staff, a U.S. Air Force veteran and Peace Corp volunteer. As part of the operations team, Tom brings his diverse experience in the areas of cultural competence and community health along with the personnel, systems, and material resources of the YMCA.
Tom Hoff is the career and technical project coordinator for the SWWC Service Cooperative, an educational service agency that serves schools in an 18-county region of Southwest Minnesota. He was appointed as the City of Marshall’s GreenStep coordinator in 2012 and is working with a volunteer group of community, city, and business leaders to help the community reach a number of sustainability goals. Tom is a strong believer that living a healthy lifestyle depends upon a diet of wholesome foods and regular exercise.
Melissa Vaughn is the director of employee health and wellness for Schwan’s Company. Her role includes overseeing the strategy, design and implementation of the program for 12,000 employees and their families. Schwan’s Company has been recognized three times for its health and wellness efforts. The company was named as one of the “Healthiest Employers of the Twin Cities Area” by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, and ComPsych recognized the company as a Silver Award winner of the Eighth Annual Health at Work Awards. The company was also named a finalist in Minnesota Business Magazine’s Leaders in Health Care Awards for Worksite Wellness Programming. Melissa also serves on the wellness and human performance center advisory council for Southwest Minnesota State University and serves on the board of directors for Minnesota Community Measurement, whose mission is to accelerate the improvement of health by publicly reporting health care information. Melissa received her master’s in exercise physiology from the University of Northern Colorado.
Pam Rogge has worked for the Schwan’s Company for almost seven years. Her latest role is a a commodity buyer in the purchasing department. In this role she is responsible for purchasing ingredients that go into many different foods that the company manufactures. As part of the Wellness Committee at Schwan’s for the past two years, Pam has been able to share her passion for healthy eating and living a healthy lifestyle at work. In her spare time, she loves supporting her family in their activities and being a role model for others in maintaining a healthy lifestyle and healthy eating.
Mary Fischer is the site manager at ACMC-Marshall. She has an undergraduate degree and a master’s degree in social work and is currently in the process of obtaining her certified professional project manager certification through the University of St. Thomas. Her past experience includes many years of leading successful health and human service agencies and programs. As site manager, Mary oversees the daily operations of the ACMC-Marshall clinic including business, community, and organizational development. Mary, her husband, and three children reside in Marshall.
Lynn Schultz has worked for Schwan’s Company for more than 19 years. She is currently a senior recruiter and leads efforts to staff the field route sales teams for the organization. Lynn has a B.S. in elementary education from SMSU and a M.S. in educational technology from Dakota State University. She is currently involved in many community boards including Junior Achievement of Lyon County, Marshall Music Boosters and the Marshall Public School Technology Committee. In her free time, Lynn loves to run, golf, scrapbook and spend time with her family. Lynn is excited to share her passion for health and wellness with the Marshall community.
Ann Orren, community public health supervisor at Southwest Health and Human Services, has a bachelor’s degree from SMSU and a master’s in human relations and business. Ann has more than ten years experience working in prevention and an additional fifteen years experience in mental health services and restorative justice. In her current role, Ann supervises programs focusing on creating healthy environments for all community members in SWHHS’ six counties through increasing physical activity and healthy eating, reducing tobacco use and exposure, and reducing underage alcohol and drug use. Ann believes that strong communities provide opportunities for everyone to reach their health potential. She lives with her husband outside of Minneota and enjoys being outdoors and spending time with family and friends.