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Three Advisory Committees make recommendations on policy and grants to the full Dancing Sky Area Agency on Aging (DSAAA) governing board.


Representatives from each county serve on an Aging Advisory Committee and are listed below. Questions about programs and services can be directed to committee members as well as DSAAA staff.


If you are interested in serving on an Advisory Committee, please contact us
for more information.



Region 2 Advisory Committee


John Nelson, Clearwater County

Karen Ahmann, Mahnomen County*

Cody Hasbargen, Lake of the Woods County

Diane Mostad, Beltrami County, senior at large

OPEN, Minority Rep

Lloyd Engen, Clearwater County, senior at large

Amy Ballard, Social Services Rep

Tammy Carlsrud, Public Health

Bryan McCoy, Beltrami County

Tom Krueger, Hubbard County

Jerry Geist, Department of Human Services

John Carlson, Beltrami County

Open, Lake of the Woods County, senior at large

Open, Mahnomen County, senior at large

* Chairperson

Meeting Dates 2024 (11am-1 pm):

March 28

June 27

September 28


Headwaters Regional Development Commission

1320 Neilson Ave SE Bemidji, MN 56601


Region 4 Advisory Committee


Evie Rinke, Traverse County*, senior at large

Dale Rollie, Clay County, senior at large

Dodie Johnsrud, Pope County, senior at large

Ellen Archambeau, Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services Rep

Ray Kallstrom, Douglas County, senior at large
Tonya Clem, Becker County, Housing Assisted Living

Sharon Ekren, Grant County

Michelle Fischer, Long-term Care

Nancy Vyborny, Becker County, senior at large

Mark Tysver, Otter Tail County, senior at large

Cynthia Sprung, Wilkin County, Public health

Deb Doran, Wilkin County, senior at large

Dr. Sue Ginther, Clay County

Pam Iverson, Rothsay Partners

* Chairperson

Meeting Dates 2024 (11am-1 pm):

March 28

June 27

September 28



128 Cavour Ave Fergus Falls, MN 56537


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