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Bethany Trustees Named

By May 2, 2018July 11th, 2018News

Delegates from sponsoring congregations convened at the Annual Meeting of Bethany Retirement Living on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at Bethany on 42nd.  Joining the Board of Trustees for three-year terms are Bruce Davidson, Neal Eriksmoen, Martha LeClerc and Jack Rydell, all of Fargo.

Bruce Davidson is a retired Health Care Consulting Manager for Eide Bailly.  He is a member of the North Dakota Governor’s Council on Aging; life member of the Reserve Officers Association; member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 762; member of Gilbert C. Grafton American Legion Post No. 2; board member of Project Hero; board member of Hospice of the Red River Valley; member of the National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration (NADONA), Fargo Chapter; and member of American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinators (AANAC).

Neal Eriksmoen is President and owner of Appraisal Services, Inc., a commercial real estate appraisal firm.  He is a Member of the Appraisal Institute.

Martha Leclerc is Executive Partner for Reimbursement and Contracting with Sanford Health Systems.  Leclerc currently serves on the Women’s Fund Advisory Council as Past President and is a member on the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) and the Health Lawyers Association.

Jack Rydell is Associate Professor in the nursing program at Concordia College.  He serves as Secretary of the Faculty on the Concordia College Faculty Executive Committee and is a member of the American Nurses Association, the North Dakota Nurse’s Association, Sigma Theta Tau, the National League for Nursing and the North Dakota Center for Nursing Leadership Team.

Officers elected are Al Erickson, Fargo, Chair; Mary Johnson, Oxbow, Vice Chair; Stacie Heiden, Fargo; and Lianne Rockstad, Walcott, Secretary.  Other Trustees include Linda O’Halloran and Charlotte Rusch, Fargo, and Dr. David Glatt, West Fargo.

John Hertsgaard, Kindred, Jean Bokinskie, Moorhead, and Roger Olson and Rhonda Ketterling, Fargo, retired from the Board.

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, and personal care programs.