Team Members

Meet Our Team

The entire NRC team is dedicated to bettering the lives of seniors and encouraging an environment of personal, social and spiritual growth. Interested in working at NRC? View our current job postings.

Work at NRC

NRC Leadership

Executive Senior Staff

Thomas Nielsen, LNHA
President and Chief Executive Officer

Mallory Dingman

Mallory Dingman
Vice President of Housing

Emily Kerling

Emily Kerling, RN
Vice President Community Health Services

Scott Blum

Scott Blum
Vice President Finance

DawnMarie Vihrachoff
Vice President of Fund Development


Eric Haines
Director of Environmental Services

Milosha Malecha

Milosha Malecha
Director of Activities

Linda Code Pederson

Linda Code Pedersen
Director of Events

Kristine Braaten-Lee

Kristine Braaten-Lee
Pastor-Chaplain/Director of Spiritual Care

Lyndsey Callahan
Director of Nursing

Jennifer Warnke

Jennifer Warnke, RN
Director of Human Resources

Karla Randolph
Director of Food Services

Support Team

Deborah Ward

Deborah Ward
Spiritual Care Coordinator

Courtney Juenger
Human Resource Coordinator

Lisa Welt
Human Resource Recruiter

Sandy Knutson

Sandy Knutson
Housing Coordinator

Julayne Miller
Housing Admissions Coordinator

Kristin Haines
Manor Housing Coordinator

Mary Hansen
Manor Service Coordinator

Chris Heiman

Chris Heiman
Residential Food Service Coordinator

Krista Schwieger
Social Service Office Assistant

Erica Minnehan, RN
Educational Coordinator

Board of Directors

Members of NRC's Board of Directors are volunteers who serve as a representative of our partner congregations. Board members meet 10 times per year to discuss and to take action on the business needs of NRC.

Executive Committee

Peter Scheffert

Charlotte (Char) Carlson
Vice Chair

Blake Abdella

Marilyn Suter

Board Members

Joe Amy

Barbara Anderson

Benjamin Andrew

Angelique Dietz

Rick Estenson

Denise Kanfield

William (Bill) Nelson

Lynne Pederson

Dawn Tommerdahl