Board of Directors




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The NRAA Board of Directors is made up of a diverse group of kidney care professionals. Each board member is a volunteer to the organization and is an active member of at least one council or committee. Their dedication and service to the NRAA, its members, and the kidney community is invaluable.

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President 
Julie Williams, BSA

Administrator
Branson Dialysis  

Branson, MO


  • Co-Chair of Physician Relations Committee
  • The President participates in all council and committee activities. 
  • Term expires 2019
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President - Elect
Maria Regnier, RN, MSN, CNN

Senior Director of Enterprise Dialysis
Sanford Health

Fargo, ND

  • Co-Chair of External Relations Council 
  • Co-Chair of Hospital-Based Committee
  • Term expires 2019
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Past-President 
William Poirier, MBA, BSN, BA, RN

Regional Administrator
Greenfield Health Systems
Bingham Farms, MI


  • Chair of External Relations Council
  • Co-Chair of Governance Committee
  • Co-Chair of Home Dialysis Committee
  • Term expires 2019
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Secretary 
Caprice Vanderkolk, RN, BS, MS, BC-NE


Nurse Manager 
University of Minnesota Fairview Hospital
Minneapolis, MN 

  • Co-Chair of Pediatrics Committee
  • Co-Chair of Home Dialysis Committee
  • Chair of Infection Prevention Task Force
  • Term expires 2020
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Treasurer
David Oppenlander

Chief Financial Officer
Centers for Dialysis Care, Inc.
Shaker Heights, OH


  • Co-Chair of Finance & Investment Committee
  • Term expires 2019
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Executive Director
Marc Chow

Executive Director
100 North 20th Street, Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA 19103

P: 215-320-4655, ext. 2294




Board Members

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Debbie Cote, MSN, RN, CNN, NE-BC 

Administrator
University of Virginia Dialysis Program
Charlottesville, VA

  • Co-Chair of Education Council 
  • Term expires 2020
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Director
Chris Lovell, RN, MSN, CNN


Director of Medical Informatics & Systems
Dialysis Clinic, Inc.
Nashville, TN

  • Co-Chair of Advocacy Council 
  • Term expires 2019
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Director 
Helen Currier, MA, BSN, CENP, CNN

Director, Renal Services
Texas Children's Hospital
Houston, TX


  • Co-Chair of Education Council 
  • Term expires 2019
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Director
Bridget Pfaff

Administrative Director
Gundersen Health System
La Crosse, WI


  • Co-Chair of Quality Committee
  • Term expires 2019
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Director
Cindy LaMunyon 

Senior Director of Reimbursement 
Fresenius Medical Care
Mesa, AZ


  • Co-Chair of Membership Council 
  • Term expires 2019 
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Director
Lynn Riesenberg, MSLA, BSN, CPA, RN

Director of Dialysis
St. Anthony Regional Hospital
Carroll, IA

  • Co-Chair of Membership Council 
  • Co-Chair of Hospital Based Committee 
  • Term expires 2019
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Director
Stan Langhofer

Regional VP of Operations
American Renal Associates
Dallas, TX 

  • Co-Chair of Advocacy Committee
  • Term expires 2020
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Director
Karen Kelley, MHA, BSN, RN, CNN

Director of Dialysis 
UP Health Systems - Portage Dialysis 
Hancock, MI 

  • Co-Chair of Governance Committee
  • Co-Chair of Hospital-Based Committee
  • Co-Chair of Quality Committee
  • Term expires 2020
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Adrian Amedia, MHA, CMPE

Executive Vice President
Independent Dialysis Group 
Youngstown, OH 

  • Term expires 2020
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Jugal Agarwal

VP of Finance, CFO
Atlantic Dialysis Management Services, LLC
New York, NY 


  • Co-Chair of Finance & Investment Committee
  • Term expires 2020