Advisory Council

Twice each year, the Mayo Clinic TBI Regional Advisory Council meets to provide oversight of the program.

The council reviews operational, collaborative and dissemination activities and clinical programs, offering community-oriented insights and suggestions for improvement. Project goals and progress on key performance indicators are examined. Advisory council members also oversee The CONNECT Trial.

  • Justine Ashokar, Ph.D., Black Hills Works, Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center
  • Thomas F. Bergquist, Ph.D., L.P., Mayo Clinic
  • Allen W. Brown, M.D., (chair), Mayo Clinic
  • Rose Collins, Ph.D., Minneapolis VA Health Care System
  • Karl Curtis, Brain Injury Alliance of Wisconsin
  • Maggie Ferguson, M.S., CRC, CBIS, Iowa Department of Public Health
  • Jacob Finn, Ph.D., Minneapolis VA Health Care System
  • Sarah Gutzman, M.A., CRC, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (Rochester)
  • Michael J. Hall, Ph.D., Iowa City VA Health Care System
  • Justin Heesakker, M.S., L.Ac., Dipl.OM, Minneapolis VA Health Care System
  • Renee Hendrickson, R.N., Altru Health System
  • Brandi Jensen, B.S., CBIS, Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa
  • Kathryn S. Kendall, R.N., Mayo Clinic, family member with brain injury
  • Mark Kinde, M.P.H., Minnesota Department of Health
  • David King, M.B.A., Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance
  • Greg J. Lamberty, Ph.D., L.P., A.B.P.P., Minneapolis VA Health Care System
  • Geoffrey Lauer, M.A., Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa
  • Craig Martinson, survivor with brain injury
  • Leslie McCarthy, M.A., Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services
  • Jackie L. Micklewright, Ph.D., L.P., A.B.P.P., Bethesda Hospital
  • Gina K. Mitchell, CCC-SLP, Mayo Clinic
  • Anne M. Moessner, R.N., C.N.S. (secretary), Mayo Clinic
  • Audrey Nelson, M.S., CSW, survivor with brain injury
  • Rebecca Quinn, M.S.W., LCSW, Center for Rural Health at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences
  • Jon Roesler, M.S., Minnesota Department of Health
  • Billie A. Schultz, M.D., Mayo Clinic
  • Andrew (Andy) Shepherd, Regional Health
  • Thomas Tatlock, M.D., survivor with brain injury
  • Toby V. Yak, M.P.H., Ph.D.(c), Iowa Department of Public Health