NOSORH Board of Directors/Executive Committee

President
Sharla Allen
Manager
Wyoming Office of Rural Health
Wyoming Department of Health
6101 Yellowstone Road, Suite 420
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Phone: 307-777-7293
Fax: 307-777-8545
E-mail: sharla.allen@wyo.gov

Past President
R. Scott Daniels, PhD
Flex Coordinator
Hawaii State Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
Hawaii Department of Health
Family Health Services Division
1250 Punchbowl
Room 216
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: 808-961-9460
Fax: 808-961-9461
E-mail: scott.daniels@doh.hawaii.gov

Treasurer
Kylie Nissen
North Dakota Center for Rural Health
School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of North Dakota
501 North Columbia Road Stop 9037
Grand Forks, ND 58202-9037
Phone: 701-777-3848
Fax: 701-777-6779
Email: kylie.nissen@med.und.edu

President-Elect
Melissa Van Dyne
SORH Director
Missouri Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
912 Wildwood Drive
PO Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570
Phone: 573-751-6219
Fax: 573-522-8146
E-mail: Melissa.VanDyne@health.mo.gov

Secretary
Corie Kaiser
Oklahoma Office of Rural Health
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
5500 N. Western, Suite 278
Phone: 405-842-3105
Fax: 405-842-9302
Email: Corie.kaiser@okstate.edu

Parliamentarian
Karen Madden
Director
New York Office of Rural Health
New York Department of Health
Corning Tower, Room 1839
Empire State Building
Albany, NY 12237
Phone: 518-402-0102
Fax: 518-473-6195
E-mail: karen.madden@health.ny.gov

Ex-Officio Members

Communications
Karen Madden
Director
New York Office of Rural Health
New York Department of Health
Corning Tower, Room 1839
Empire State Building
Albany, NY 12237
Phone: 518-402-0102
Fax: 518-473-6195
E-mail: karen.madden@health.ny.gov

 

Policy
Lisa Davis
Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health
202 Beecher-Dock House
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: 814-863-8214
Fax: 814-865-4688
Email: lad3@psu.edu


Educational Exchange
Natalie Claiborne
Assistant Director
Montana Office of Rural Health
Montana State University
PO Box 170520
Bozeman MT 59717
Phone: 406-994-6001
Fax: 406-994-5653

Development
Graham Adams
South Carolina Office of Rural Health
107 Saluda Pointe Drive
Lexington, SC 29072
Phone: 803-454-3850
Fax: 803-454-3860
Email: adams@scorh.net

SOC
Lynette Dickson, MS, LRD
Program Director
North Dakota Center for Rural Health
School of Medicine and Health Sciences

University of North Dakota
1301 North Columbia Road Stop 9037
Grand Forks ND 58202-9037
Phone: 701-777-6049
Fax: 701-777-6779

 

Liaisons

NACRHHS
Mary Sheridan
Director
Idaho State Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
PO Box 83720
450 West State Street, 4th Floor
Boise, ID 83720-0036
Phone: 208-332-7212
Fax: 208-332-7262
Email: sheridam@dhw.idaho.gov

Workforce
Keith Clark
Director, Rural Programs
Nevada Office of Rural Health
University of Nevada School of Medicine, SAVITT Medical Building
701 Walnut
Elko, NV 89801
Phone: 775-738-3828
Fax: 775-738-0689
Email: lad3@psu.edu

Flex
Jody Ward
Flex Coordinator
North Dakota Center for Rural Health
School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of North Dakota
UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences
501 North Columbia Road Stop 9037
Grand Forks ND 58202-9037
work
Phone: 701-858-6729

State Rural Health Association
Michelle Mills
Chief Executive Officer
Colorado Rural Health Center
3033 S. Parker Road, Suite 606
Aurora, CO 80014
Phone: 303-407-0410
Fax: 303-832-7496
Email: mm@coruralhealth.org

Policy Program Monitoring Team
John Barnas
Executive Director
Michigan Center for Rural Health
Michigan State University
B-218 West Fee Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: 517-432-9216
Fax: 517-432-0007
Email: john.barnas@hc.msu.edu

Rural Health Clinic Committee
Crystal Barter
Health Systems Coordinator
Michigan Center for Rural Health
Michigan State University
B-218 West Fee Hall
East Lansing MI 48824
Phone: 517-432-0006

Region A

Cathleen McElligott
Massachusetts Office of Rural Health
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
180 Beaman Street
West Boylston, MA 01583
Phone: 413-586-7525
Fax: 413-784-1037
Email: cathleen.mcelligott@state.ma.us

Michael Mallon
Assistant SORH Director
Virginia Office of Minority Health and Health Equity
Virginia Department of Health
109 Governor Street, Suite 1016 East
PO Box 2448
Richmond, VA 23219-2448
Phone: 804-864-7432
Fax: 804-864-7440
Email: michael.mallon@vdh.virginia.gov

Region B

Ernie Scott
Director
Kentucky Office of Rural Health
UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health
750 Morton Blvd
Hazard KY 41701
Phone: 606-439-3557 Ext. 83689
Fax: 606-439-0795

 

Melinda Merrell
Senior Program Director
South Carolina Office of Rural Health
107 Saluda Pointe Drive
Lexington SC 29072
Phone: 803-454-3850
Fax: 803-454-3850

Region C

Margaret Brockman
Director
Nebraska Office of Rural Health
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509-5044
Phone: 402-471-6057
Email: margaret.brockman@nebraska.gov

Julie Casper
SORH Coordinator
Illinois Center for Rural Health
Illinois Department of Public Health
535 West Jefferson Street
Springfield, IL 62761
Phone: 217-782-1624
Fax: 217-782-2547
Email: julie.casper@illinois.gov

Region D

John Packham
Nevada Office of Rural Health
University of Nevada School of Medicine, SAVITT
Medical Bldg.
701 Walnut
Elko NV 89801
Phone: 775-784-1235

Joyce Hospodar
Senior Advisor, Rural Programs
Arizona Center for Rural Health
Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona
P.O. Box 245210
Tucson AZ 85724-5210
Phone: 520-626-2432
Fax: 520-626-3101

Region E

Kristin Juliar
Director
Montana Office of Rural Health
Montana State University
P.O. Box 170520
Bozeman, MT 59717
Phone: 406-994-6003
Fax: 406-994-5653
Email: kjuliar@montana.edu

Don Wood, MD
Director
Utah Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
Division of Family Health and Preparedness, Utah Department of Health
3760 S. Highland Drive, Suite 404
PO Box 142005
Salt Lake City UT 84114-2005
Phone: 801-273-6619
Fax: 801-273-4146
E-mail: donwood@utah.gov