MMA Staff

Elizabeth Anderson Elizabeth Anderson (612) 362-3740
Director of Membership
Responsible for recruitment, retention and engagement of MMA Members.

Kim_Anderson-(1).jpg Kim Anderson (612) 362-3748
Physician Outreach Manager
Responsible for recruiting, retaining, and engaging members in the MMA.

Lyndsey Aspaas Lyndsey Aspaas, CHCP (612) 362-3744
Manager of Education and Events
Manages MMA events and the association's continuing medical education (CME) functions, including the recognition program and the Joint Provider/Joint Providership of educational activities.
 BricknerHaley-(1).jpg Haley Brickner (612) 362-3762
Health Equity Coordinator
Responsible for developing information and resources for physicians and other health professionals to improve health equity and embrace an anti-racist culture in Minnesota healthcare.
Mary-Canada.jpg Mary Canada (612) 362-3728
Membership, IT and Web Associate
Provides support for the Membership, IT and Communications departments and website content.

Kathryn-Forss.jpg Chad Fahning (612) 362-3732
Manager of State Legislative Affairs
Responsible for promoting the MMA’s legislative agenda through direct lobbying with the Minnesota Legislature, the Executive branch, and with other stakeholder groups; provides  administrative help to the MMA's Political Action Committee (MEDPAC).
Kathryn-Forss.jpg Kathryn Forss (612) 362-3731
Creative Director
Designs and illustrates the MMA's printed and online materials.

GloegeKristin_WEB.jpg Kristen Gloege (612) 362-3742
MMA State Policy Analyst and MMA Foundation CEO
Responsible for leading MMA policy analysis and development in the areas of payment policy, quality measurement, and health care financing consistent with MMA's strategic advocacy direction.
Dan-Hauser.jpg Dan Hauser, APR (612) 362-3726
Director of Communications, Education and Events
Responsible for communications, education, events, media relations, social media and web.

  Patrick Jones (612) 362-3765
Payroll and Staff Accountant
Provides payroll, account reconciliation, and financial reporting services for teh MMA and related organizations.
Ka Bao Lee (612) 362-3701
Accounting Associate
Provides bookkeeping, accounting and administrative services for the MMA and related organizations.
 LindgrenStephanie_WEB.jpg Steph Lindgren, JD (612) 362-3738
Policy Counsel
Responsible for providing accurate legal research, analysis, and project support for the MMA's advocacy work, consistent with the organization's strategic direction, and providing periodic legal advice on matters that affect the organization.
Juliana-Milhofer.jpg Juliana Milhofer, JD (612) 362-3735
Public Health and Policy Engagement Manager
Provides project and analytical support for the MMA's health policy functions, consistent with strategic direction.
Shari-Nelson.jpg Shari Nelson (612) 362-3725
Executive Office Associate
Provides administrative support to executive staff and human resources services for the MMA and related organizations.


Linda Picone Linda Picone (612) 362-3758
Editor, Minnesota Medicine

Dave-Renner.jpg Dave Renner, CAE (612) 362-3750
Director of Advocacy
Directs the activities of the Advocacy Department. Participates in policy development and plans legislative strategy. Lobbies at the Minnesota Legislature and works with state policymakers to achieve MMA goals.
Lindsey Schneider Lindsey Schneider (612) 362-3755
Education and Events Coordinator
Provides support for the educational events department.

Janet-Silversmith.jpg Janet Silversmith (612) 362-3763
Chief Executive Officer
Directs the staff, and plans, organizes and coordinates the programs.

Jon-Stensland.jpg Jon Stensland (612) 362-3751
Director, Finance and IT, CFO
Responsible for directing financial and information technology activities.

uphoff.jpg Adrian Uphoff, MPH, MPP (612) 355-0608
Health Policy Analyst, Payment & Quality
Responsible for leading MMA policy analysis and development in the areas of payment policy, quality measurement, and health care financing consistent with MMA's strategic advocacy direction.
Traci-VanElsberg.jpg Traci VanElsberg (612) 623-2865
Manager of Accounting Services
Assists the CFO in administration and supervision of accounting and financial systems of the MMA, and related organizations.
May-Yang.jpg May Yang (612) 362-3743
IT Operations Analyst
Ensures the accuracy and integrity of the MMA database and works with staff to retrieve information from MMA information systems including mobile phone management and support.

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