Twin Cities Board of Directors

We gratefully acknowledge these dedicated volunteers who serve on the Twin Cities American Heart Association Board of Directors.
These dedicated volunteers are healthcare professionals and business and community leaders who guide our many activities throughout the Greater Twin Cities area. 

The Twin Cities Board of Directors of the American Heart Association was recently recognized by the American Heart Association National Board for being
one of the top local boards in the country with the prestigious AHA Gold designation for excellence


Uma Valeti Twin Cities Board

Uma Valeti, M.D., FACC
Associate Professor of
Medicine & Radiology
Director, Cardiovascular Imaging
University of Minnesota
Marian Briggs Padilla Speer Beardsley

Marian Briggs
Senior Vice President
Dan Spiller US Bank

Chair Elect
Dan Spiller
Chief Administrative Officer &
Senior VP of Wholesale Banking
US Bank 


 2014-2015 BOARD MEMBERS
Christine Bent
Allina Clinical Service Lines
Dr. Bret Haake
HealthPartners/Regions Hospital 
Nancy Oliker
UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement
 Kevin Brown, D.O.
Neurology and Specialty Clinic HCMC 
Michael Harristhal

  Juliana Panetta
US Bank
  Michael Carrel
Steven Heimermann
Associated Trust Company, N.A. 
Debra Rectenwald

Reverend Steve Daniels, Jr.
Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church
 Debra Hurd
HealthEast / Woodwinds Health Campus
Rhonda Robb
 Rachel Ellingson
St. Jude Medical
Edward Kadletz
Wells Fargo 
Randy Schiestl
Boston Scientific
 Eric Elliott
Prime Therapeutics
 Gretchen Leiterman
Regions Hospital
Al Tsai

 Janet Evans
Donna Law Firm, PC
 Gayle Mattson
North Memorial Medical Center  
Carolyn Wilson
University of MN Medical Center
Daniel Garry, M.D., Ph.D.
Lillehei Heart Institute
Ronald Menaker
Mayo Clinic 

Erik Wordelman
Spencer Stuart

For more information on the Twin Cities Board of Directors:
Barbara Ducharme, Executive Director