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Bethany Names Board of Trustees

By March 16, 2017January 18th, 2018News

Delegates from sponsoring congregations convened at the Annual Meeting of Bethany Retirement Living on April 5, 2016.  Joining the Board of Trustees was Mary Johnson, Oxbow.  Al Erickson, Linda O’Halloran and Stacie Heiden, Fargo, were elected to their second three-year terms.

Mary Johnson, CPA, is President of Union State Bank.  She previously worked with Banner Health System.  Johnson has served on the boards of Meritcare Foundation, Vocational Training Center and the Growth Initiative Fund.  She is a member of Fargo West Rotary.

Al Erickson is Executive Vice President of Finance, Strategic Planning, and Risk Management for Gate City Bank.  He serves on the boards of Northern Lights Council of Boy Scouts of America, Village Family Services, and the North Dakota Banker’s Association Services Corp.

Linda O’Halloran is retired from her role as Chief Operating Officer for Sanford Medical Center in Fargo.  She previously served as Chief Clinical Officer for Lutheran Health System/Banner Health, Vice President of Patient Care for Innovis (Essentia) and Senior Vice President of Patient Care for Stamford Health in Connecticut.  O’Halloran is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and serves on the boards of ETHOS Homecare, the North Dakota Organization of Healthcare Leaders, and the Ronald McDonald House.

Stacie Heiden, CPA, is Vice President of Business Development and Strategy for Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota.  She was previously a financial executive for Northstar Agri Industries, DMS Health Technologies, Innovis Health (Essentia) and Banner Health System.  She is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, and advanced member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and a member of the North Dakota Society of CPZs.

Officers elected are John Hertsgaard, Chair; Al Erickson, Vice Chair; Roger Olson, Treasurer; and Jean Bokinskie, Secretary.  Other Trustees include Jerilyn Brantner-Adams, Rhonda Ketterling, and Kris Sheridan, all of Fargo, and Dr. David Glatt, West Fargo.

Harriette McCaul, Fargo, retired from the Board after serving two three-year terms.

Bethany Retirement Living, a senior living community, was founded in Fargo in 1939 and is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).  Bethany provides high-quality care to the elderly in skilled nursing, memory care, transitional care, rehabilitation, assisted living, basic care, senior apartments, adult day services and personal care programs.