Building Advisory Council
Provides meaningful direction to the Board through review of affairs, relationships, recommendation of strategic actions and provides guidance for the organization’s architectural and building plans.
Philip Baum, Steiner Construction Services, Inc.
Tammera R. Diehm, JD, Winthrop & Weinstine
Edward Farr, AIA, Edward Farr Architects, Inc.
Dawn Grant, CCIM, CPM, RPA, Deer Harbor Consulting
Todd Schilling, Mortenson Construction
Clinical Advisory Council
Comprised of interdisciplinary pediatric clinicians knowledgeable in children’s health and wellness needs, dedicated to supporting the mission through collaboration and the sharing of knowledge in an effort to maintain a collaborative relationship with local pediatric organizations and hospitals in our community.
Jason Albrecht, Child Life Specialist, University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital
Elaine Allen, RN, Retired
Ted Bowman, Grief Educator/Trainer/Counselor
Dana Frase, RN, Crescent Cove
Jeannie Goodspeed, MD, HealthEast
Julie Herda, NP, Children's Minnesota
Emma Johnson, RN, Children's Minnesota
Helen O’Brien, Chaplain, Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare
Michele Peterson, MD, Pediatrician, Central Pediatrics & Crescent Cove Medical Director
Kate Rubischko, LGSW, MSW, Crescent Cove
Jill Wall, RN, Pediatric Home Service
Natalie Wilson, RN, Children's Minnesota
Rochelle Nelson Wodarz, RN, MA, PHN, CCM, Bayada Pediatrics
Communications Advisory Council
Supports our communications and outreach strategies.
Jenny Floria, Floria Consulting
Nadine Gregerson, Gregerson Consulting
Julie Hamilton, Avallo
Melissa Johnston, Highland Banks
Rob LeMay, UnitedHealth Group
Shannon Riley, Public Relations Consultant
Jeanne Carpenter, Perception Ink, & Molly Steinke, Nemer Fleger, as PR and Media Support
Fundraising Advisory Council
Provides support and guidance on fundraising operations and building connections throughout the community to create a sustainable funding model for Crescent Cove.
Ellen Carmichael, Founder of Serenity House, Tomah, WI
Eric Curry, Cambria
Bill Hickey, William M. Hansen & Associates
Melissa Johnston, Highland Banks
Geoff Kauffman, American Red Cross
Keith Moeller, Northwestern Mutual
Brian Osberg, Former State Medicaid Director
International Advisory Council
Provides a venue for networking and knowledge sharing among internationally-active players in children’s hospice and respite home development with focus on global issues, trends and best practices.
Jan Aldridge, Clinical Psychologist, Martin House
Ted Bowman, Trainer/Educator/Grief Counselor
Holly Cotter, Community Liaison, Ryan House
Ray Kipling, former Executive Director, Naomi House
Scott Millard, Connor’s House
Christopher Reed, Head of Care, Acorns
Ken Sommer, Director of Advancement, George Mark Children’s House
Janet Will, former Director, Dr. Bob’s Place
Harmon Killebrew Hospice Home for Kids Fund Advisory Council
Provides guidance and connections to grow the fund, to support the home and increase awareness about hospice and respite care for children and families. Learn more about the Harmon Killebrew Hospice Home for Kids Fund
Bert & Gayle Blyleven, Former MN Twins Player
Dick & Heidi Bremer
Rod & Rhonda Carew, Former MN Twins Player
Clyde Doepner, MN Twins Curator
Jim Hays, Hays Companies
Nita Killebrew, Widow of Harmon Killebrew
Paul & Destini Molitor, MN Twins Manager
Jack & Jennifer Morris, Former MN Twins Player
Tony & Gordette Oliva, Former MN Twins Player
An opportunity for teenagers to provide support around fundraising activities and building awareness of Crescent Cove.
Reimbursement Task Force
Leading the charge in establishing best practices and processes for future reimbursement, and working closely with the Minnesota Department of Human Services, Minnesota Department of Health, and Minnesota health providers.
Tom Freeman, JD, Faegre Baker Daniels, LLC