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Staff & Board


Reach Out and Read Minnesota Board of Directors

Greg Brolsma
Fairmont Police Chief (Retired)
Member, Board of Directors, Mayo Clinic Health System Southwest Minnesota Region

Gigi Chawla, M.D., MHA  (Medical Director)
Chief of General Pediatrics, Children's Minnesota,

Nathan Chomilo, M.D., FAAP
Medicaid Medical Director, State of Minnesota
Senior Equity Advisor to the Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Health
General Pediatrician and IM Hospitalist, HealthPartners Park Nicollet Health Services

Olcay Cinar, MBA, ACDA  (Treasurer)
Vice President and Audit Manager, Corporate Audit Services, U.S. Bank

Lauren Gilchrist, MPH  (Board Chair)
Senior Director, Collective for Community Health, Children's Minnesota

Molly Martyn, M.D.  (Secretary)
Pediatrician, Children's Minnesota

Joseph Piket
Owner, Primrose Schools (two locations)

Sylvia Sekhon, M.D.
Pediatrician (Retired)

Nick Sperling, J.D.
Attorney, Trepanier MacGillis Battina P.A

HaiVy Thompson  (Vice Chair)
Vice President of Mission and Marketing, Children’s Cancer Research Fund


Reach Out and Read Minnesota Advisory Board

Bill Asp, J.D. 
Estate Planning Lawyer, Best & Flanagan

Rececca Starr, Ph.D.
Research Consultant and Faculty, Capella University

Erin Ghere, M.P.P.
Senior Manager of Consumer Engagement Marketing, HealthPartners

Kerry LeBlanc, NP 
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, HealthPartners


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