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BOARD OF DIRECTORS                                     PROGRAM MANAGERS

  Robert A. Niskanen
President, Take Heart America;
Chairman of the Board,
Resurgent Biomedical Consulting, LLC
Shoreline, WA
rniskanen@resurgentbiomedical.com 

Tom P. Aufderheide, MD
Secretary, Take Heart America;
Professor of Emergency Medicine
and Associate Chair of Research Affairs,
Department of Emergency Medicine,
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI
taufderh@mcw.edu

Charles Lick, MD
Take Heart America, Vice President
Medical Director Allina Medical Transportation
Anoka County, MN
charles.lick@allina.com

Peter Olson,
Take Heart America Treasurer
Assistant Chief IP Counsel & Assistant General Counsel, 3M

Paul Hinchey, MD
Take Heart America Board Member
Medical Director
City of Austin / Travis County EMS
Austin, TX
paul.hinchey@ci.austin.tx.us

Mike Jacobs
Take Heart America Board Member
Pre-hospital Care Coordinator, Alameda County Public Health Department.

Louis Gonzales
Program Manager
Take Heart Austin;
Quality Performance & Research Coordinator
The City of Austin/Travis County EMS
Austin, TX
louis.gonzales2@ci.austin.tx.us

Susie Osaki Holm, MPH
Program Manager
Take Heart St. Cloud
Central Minnesota Heart Center
St. Cloud, MN
OsakiHolmS@CentraCare.com

Nichol Burton
RN, BSN
Program Manager
Take Heart South Dakota Clinical Care Coordinator Health Education and Screening Center Take Heart South Dakota Community Coordinator

Dominic Silvestro
EMT-P, EMS-I
Program Manager
Take Heart Cleveland Ohio
EMS Coordinator
EMS Training and Disaster Preparedness Institute

Daniel Ellenberger
Take Heart Cleveland University Hospitals
Director, EMS Institute Program Manager
EMS Training & Disaster Preparedness Institute University Hospitals

John Leite
Program Manager, Take Heart Florida

Executive Director

Debbie Gillquist
dgillquist@takeheartminnesota.org
Take Heart America
1905 County Road C West
Roseville, MN 55113
651-403-5635