Congratulations and welcome to the following individuals on being elected to the 2024 MN NACNS Board.
President-Elect: Emily Stelter is an Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist with a Doctorate in Nursing Practice degree from the University of Minnesota. Her expertise stems from clinical roles spanning adult med-surg and orthopedic nursing including Staff Nurse, Charge Nurse, Preceptor, and Co-chair of an Adult Nursing Practice Council. She is currently practicing as a CNS at M Health Fairview in the role of a System Advanced Practice Registered Nurse supporting medical surgical and intermediate care areas.
Treasurer: Melanie Zell is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist with a Master’s in Nursing Practice from the University of South Alabama. She has worked as a CNS at the University of Minnesota Medical Center since 2017, focusing on adult/gerontology acute care, respiratory care, enteral feeding, and general medical surgical nursing.
Student Representative: Mollie Meinhold is a Clinical Nurse Specialist student at the University of Minnesota and will graduate in the spring of 2026. While pursuing her graduate degree Mollie is working at Essentia Health, St. Mary’s Medical Center Duluth as a CNS intern. Mollie’s goal is to work for Essentia Health as the Critical Care CNS after graduation.