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, M.D., FACC
Associate Professor of
Medicine & Radiology
Director, Cardiovascular Imaging
University of Minnesota

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

Chair Elect
Christine Bent
Allina Clinical Service Lines


 2015-2016 BOARD MEMBERS
Marian Briggs
Jen Thorson
Girl Scouts River Valleys
Nancy Oliker
UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement
 Kevin Brown, D.O.
Ridgeview Specialty Clinic 
Michael Harristhal

Debra Rectenwald
  Michael Carrel
Steven Heimermann
Northern Trust
Rhonda Robb

Reverend Steve Daniels, Jr.
Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church
 Debra Hurd
HealthEast / Woodwinds Health Campus

Randy Schiestl
Boston Scientific

 Rachel Ellingson
St. Jude Medical

Tamiko Morgan, M.D. 
Metropolitan Health Plan

Barbara Shaw 
TCF Financial Corporation

Jeff  Bruneteau

Ryan Oertel 
 Capella Education Company

Daniel Garry, M.D., Ph.D.
Lillehei Heart Institute 
Stephanie Gale
Ernst & Young LLP

Amanda Orne


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