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Sandy Littlejohn


Sandy is Mdewakanton Dakota and grew up on Lower Sioux Reservation located near Morton, Minnesota. She has been in the nursing profession for 36 years. Sandy completed her bachelors in nursing (BSN) at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN and her master of art (MA) in transcultural nursing at Augsburg College inMinneapolis, MN.

Sandy’s nursing career has spanned long-term care, clinic and hospital care settings as well as Human Resources. While at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, Wisconsin for the past 27 years, Sandy has taken on a variety of leadership roles across the health system, including 10 years as executive director of hospital operations. 

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Pelagie “Mike” Snesrud


Pelagie “Mike” Snesrud is a retired CAPT, U.S. Public Health Service. Mike is a Registered Nurse, BSN and Certified Public Health Nurse with 35 years nursing experience, primarily in public health administration with over 29 years of experience working with Indian Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, and tribal health programs. She has a distinguished record of effective leadership working with Tribal Communities and Tribal Governments, local, state, regional, and national public health programs and agencies. 

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