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.
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.
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.
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.